Houston Matters

Sam Houston State Marks 50 Years as a Leader in Criminal Justice Studies

Posted on · Fifty years ago George Beto, the director of the Texas Department of Corrections and Arleigh Templeton, then president of Sam Houston State College, lobbied the Texas Legislature to establish an Institute of Contemporary Corrections and Behavioral Science. This program would aim to lead the nation in the study of criminology, corrections and behavioral research. Today, […]


Armed But Captured Without Incident

Posted on · Eight days after he escaped from a prison van in Baytown, a convicted child molester has been captured in northeast Houston. Arcade Joseph Comeaux was found in the lobby of a business and was arrested without incident. Pat Hernandez has the story.

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