Jessie Haynes

May 4, the Court of Criminal Appeals refused to hear an appeal from former Beaumont Independent School District Assistant to the Superintendent Jessie Haynes related to a criminal conviction handed down by a jury in May 2014 for blocking a public passageway during a public meeting of the elected school board trustees.

The Class B misdemeanor conviction carried a sentence of two years probation, a $2,000 fine, community service and Haynes was instructed to take a series of betterment classes, including anger management.

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County Court at Law No. 3 Judge Langston Adams has denied a request by Beaumont Independent School District Communication Director Jessie Haynes for a new trial on her Class B misdemeanor conviction for blocking a public passageway.

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Jessie Haynes

After deliberating little more than 30 minutes, a six-man jury found Jessie Haynes guilty Thursday, May 22, of blocking a public passageway Aug. 1, 2013.

The verdict comes after more than an hour of closing arguments Thursday.

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After deliberating little more than 30 minutes, a six-man jury has found Jessie Haynes guilty of blocking a public passageway on Thursday, May 22. 

The verdict comes after more than an hour of closing arguments Thursday. 

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Jessie Haynes (left) with her attorney

During the second day of Beaumont ISD communication specialist Jessie Haynes' trial for blocking a public entrance, refusing to let a reporter and a school board trustee into a press conference, a BISD police officer testified Haynes was unhappy with his original

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Despite facing the impact of budget cuts by the Texas Legislature and publicly announcing that “no one in the district, not even the superintendent” would receive a raise this year, Beaumont Independent School District spokesperson Jessie Haynes announced on Friday April 8 that she hired an assistant for the communications department.

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