Child Abuse

Lillian Patrice Hancock

 

A mother of three from Beaumont must spend the next few years on probation after abandoning her children.

Lillian Patrice Hancock was indicted by a Jefferson County grand jury Sept. 9 for endangering a child, a state jail felony.

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Sharon Deneen Guillory

 

A Beaumont woman has pleaded guilty to injuring a child in an angry attempt to discipline the youngster.

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Stephen Demond Odom

 

Prosecutors say a young girl has died at the hands of her mother’s abusive live-in boyfriend.

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Baby Faith Mason

UPDATE: Baby Faith's parents were arrested on charges of injury to a child Sept. 27, 2013: http://theexaminer.com/stories/news/baby-faiths-parents-arrested

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Detectives with Port Arthur Police Department's Major Crime Unit are currently investigating a report of possible child abuse after receiving a call from a local hospital regarding life-threatening injuries to a one-month-old child.

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Waiving signs and banners that proclaimed messages such as “No Excuse for Child Abuse,” a stream of Southeast Texans clad in blue shirts took to the streets surrounding the Jefferson County Courthouse to make a statement that could be not only be heard, but seen by every motorist, employee and guest of Beaumont’s central downtown area.

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