12 News terminates Sports Director following prostitution arrest


    12 News has terminated Sports Director Lance Edwards following his arrest for solicitation of prostitution during a sting.

    Sgt. Cody Guedry with the Beaumont Police Department tells KFDM News that Edwards was arrested Thursday afternoon during an operation to target prostitution.

    Guedry says Edwards is accused of using a dating app to set up a meeting at a motel on 11th Street, where Beaumont Police arrested him during an operation to target prostitution, according to Sgt. Guedry.

    Edwards posted a $2,500 bond for solicitation of prostitution and was released from jail Thursday night.

    When contacted for a statement, 12 News Vice President and General Manager Paul Bergen told KFDM "12 News has terminated Lance Edwards."

    Guedry says one other person was arrested in the same sting operation.

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