James Mitchell Laster

PARIS - A suspect in a reported hate crime in Lamar County has been sentenced to ten years in prison for the beating of a gay man last October. 

Hate crime suspects formally charged

Nov 11, 2011
San Diego Gay and Lesbian News (

PARIS - The Lamar County Grand Jury has indicted three men believed to have committed a hate crime against a gay man late last month.

Victim allegedly beaten because of sexuality

Nov 3, 2011
San Diego Gay and Lesbian News (

RENO - Three people have been arrested in what Lamar County authorities are investigating as a possible hate crime.