Stephens speaks to the Southeast Texas community at a town hall meeting on race relations at the Event Center, Jan. 18. UP photo by Trevier Gonzalez

Stephens speaks to the Southeast Texas community at a town hall meeting on race relations at the Event Center, Jan. 18.
UP photo by Trevier Gonzalez

Zena Stephens, the first female black sheriff to be elected in the state of Texas, will speak at Lamar Wednesday in ‘An Evening with Jefferson County Sheriff Zena Stephens.’

The event is hosted by LU’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion and will be on the eighth floor of the Gray Library, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. The event is sponsored by Exxon Mobil’s Black Employee Success Team.

Stephens is a graduate of Lamar University and former police chief of Prairie View A&M.

Tim Collins

UP managing editor

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