Marshall, TX (Longview News-Journal) — Former Harrison County sheriff’s deputy, Huey “Eddie” Nichols Jr., and his wife Sharon — a former deputy county clerk — will go on trial in July on charges of sexual indecency with a child.
The pair were first arrested in 2011 for the alleged sex crimes against children.
A gag order was issued in the cases, silencing prosecutors and defense attorneys from talking about the case. 188th District Judge David Brabham will serve as presiding judge after 71st District Judge Brad Morin recused himself.
Eddie Nichols’ trial has been set July 8. Sharon Nichols is scheduled to go on trial the week of July 22.
Morin recused himself saying he once represented Sharon Nichols ex-husband in a custody battle.
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