BPD is looking for sex offender Kent Hughes

Kent Lawrence Hughes

The Beaumont Police Department is asking for information in regards to the location of absconded sex offender Kent Lawrence Hughes.

Hughes absconded from the Beaumont Center at 2495 Gulf Street in Beaumont and has a parole violation. Hughes was convicted of aggravated kidnapping/sexual

abuse and burglary of habitation intend sex offense in 1984. If you see or know Hughes' location, contact Beaumont PD at 880-1234 or Beaumont Crime Stoppers at 833-TIPS (8477). All tips are anonymous and you could be eligible for a $1,000 reward.

Hughes is 5-feet-8, 156 pounds, with brown eyes and brown hair.