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Photos by Mark M. Hancock / © The Beaumont Enterprise
Doris Marie Brown, 51, of Lumberton (center) walks through a gauntlet of reporters outside the Jefferson County Courthouse in Beaumont after her arrest on Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2006. She was arrested for criminal solicitation for capital murder.
The Beaumont Police Department stated Doris Marie Brown tried to hire an undercover police officer for $10,000 to kill her husband so she could collect money from an insurance policy.
Doris Marie Brown, 51, of Lumberton (left) is arraigned in the courtroom of Justice of the Peace Ken Dollinger (right) in Beaumont. Bond was set at $100,000. If convicted, Brown faces life in prison for the first degree felony.
Please read "Police foil murder-for-hire plot" by Ryan Myers.