Lamar supervisors appoint new county attorney

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - The Lamar County Board of Supervisors has named a replacement for former county attorney and chancery court judge-elect Dawn Beam. This week, supervisors named 31-year-old Brad Touchstone to fill Beam's unexpired term.

Last month, Beam won a run-off election for chancery court judge in the 10th District.

Touchstone is an associate with Bryan Nelson P.A. Attorneys at Law in Hattiesburg and was admitted to the Mississippi Bar last year after earning his law degree from Mississippi College.

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