The Silsbee Bee is reporting that Gerry Dickert will resign as the paper’s editor to assume a new position as Coordinator for Public Information for Lamar State College — Port Arthur. No details were released as to what prompted this career move. Dickert has been the subject of criticism for his coverage of the Silsbee rape case, although it is not… Continue reading Silsbee Rape Case Update: Silsbee Bee Editor Resigns
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Rape in a Small Texas Town: Football, Family, and Politics
“Let’s just say, I don’t know a little girl who didn’t lie to her daddy.”
A Cheerleader’s Rape in a Small Texas Town: Part II
I traveled to Silsbee, Texas five times in the past six months, with conservative blogger Brandon Darby, to investigate why, despite the volume of evidence, a grand jury did not indict two football players accused of raping a high school cheerleader (who was later kicked off the squad for refusing to cheer for one of… Continue reading A Cheerleader’s Rape in a Small Texas Town: Part II