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Metro Council names new parish attorney

Lea Anne Batson (Source: WAFB) Lea Anne Batson (Source: WAFB)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

The Metro Council named a new attorney for East Baton Rouge Parish.

The council named Lea Anne Batson as the parish attorney. She replaces the ousted Mary Roper.

The vote was slim with the seven councilmen voting for her, while the five councilwomen voted for the other finalist.

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