Child Abuse

A man in Orange County is facing felony child abuse charges after he allegedly told investigators he shook his infant son and threw him onto the tile floor because the child was crying while the father was trying to take a nap.

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Brenda Garison and sister Glenda Blackwell

Abused and traumatized, scared and embarrassed — Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Brenda Garison’s patients come to her at their worst of times. But as funding sources are few and far between and private donors gravitate more toward less uncomfortable topics of concern, Child Abuse and Forensic Services (CAFS) is also going through its own challenges.

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CPS removed nine children from a Port Neches residence after officers investigating a stabbing at the location discovered signs indicative of abuse of at least one of the kids, Port Neches Police Chief Paul

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Darrell Mason

Darrell Mason, 19, of Port Arthur, the father of abused infant Faith Mason, pleaded guilty to injury to a child Friday, Jan. 15, in relation to the injuries his daughter suffered in August 2013 in the weeks after her birth.

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An Evadale man whose wife allegedly caught him in the act of sexually assaulting her 14-year-old daughter remains in Jasper County Jail on a $500,000 bond, reports the Jasper County Sheriff's Office.

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The grim procession of cases involving battered babies continued at the Jefferson County Courthouse this week.

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Several local leaders including Beaumont Mayor Becky Ames, Jefferson County Dist

Child Protective Services partnered with Southeast Texas leaders to participate in Go Blue Day, an event targeted at bringing awareness to child abuse by donning the color blue, at the Chief C.A. Shelton Fire Pavilion in downtown Beaumont on April 10.

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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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