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05/03/05 - Angelina County

Angelina County Theft Case Set For Sentencing

by Ramonica R. Jones

An East Texas woman accused of mail fraud will learn her fate in just a few weeks.

A federal judge in Beaumont will sentence Allison Renee Batson on May 20th.

Batson was a delinquent tax deputy in Angelina County for seven years. She plead guilty in January to withholding cash deposits meant for the tax assessor and keeping them for herself.

Batson reportedly stole more than $170,000 from the tax assessor's office over several years. She faces 20 years in prison.

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