Judge John Stevens

Rebecca Johnson McWhorter


A Kountze woman has pleaded guilty to stealing over $80,000 from a Beaumont restaurant where she worked as a server.

Rebecca Johnson McWhorter, 44, was indicted by a Jefferson County grand jury Aug. 29 for felony theft.

Joseph Dudley

A Beaumont man was sentenced to 20 years in prison Monday, July 15, for shooting at a Beaumont police officer after a brief chase in November 2011.



Ronald Guilbeaux, 53 (born Feb. 11, 1959), last known addresses 902 Fulton in Beaumont and 450 Ozen St., St. Landry, La., was sentenced Friday Aug. 31, to a term of 50 years in the penitentiary in connection with his July 11, 2012, conviction by a jury of aggravated sexual assault of a child in the 2011 rape of a 5-year-old child at his Beaumont residence.