Dennis Martin Beyer Jr.

Dennis Martin Beyer Jr.

Jury selection for the trial of accused child sex offender Dennis Martin Beyer Jr., 49, of Paris, is scheduled for 9 a.m. Wednesday in Sixth District Court at the Lamar County Courthouse, 119 N. Main St.

Indicted in February, Beyer faces a charge of first-degree felony continuous sexual abuse of a child under 14, four counts of first-degree felony aggravated sexual assault of a child and a second-degree felony charge of sexual assault of a child.

Beyer remains free on a $100,000 bond following his arrest Jan. 24 by the Paris Police Department on charges dating to January 2015.

Lamar County Assistant District Attorney Kelsey Doty will prosecute the case while court-appointed Paris attorney Nick Stallings represents the defendant.

Mary Madewell is a staff writer for The Paris News. She can be reached at 903-785-6976 or at mary.madewell@theparisnews.com.

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