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The Beaumont Police Department arrested 26 individuals in a weekend prostitution sting, including 3 Louisiana residents.

The two-day operation was conducted with help from the Liberty County and McLennan County Sheriff's Departments to target Human Trafficking and Sex Buyers.

Gary Barnes, 53, of Zachary, Louisiana was Charged with Prostitution under 18 and Prostitution. Barnes remains in Jefferson County Jail. Bond was set at $28,000.

Robert George, 50, of Lake Charles, Louisiana was Charged with Prostitution under 18. He was released on $25,000.00 bond.

Jermaine Pattum, 29, of Jennings, Louisiana was Charged with Prostitution. Pattum was released on $3,000.00 bond.

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