Port Arthur man with TB defies judge

A Port Arthur man with a contagious form of tuberculosis was on the loose Wednesday, despite a judge’s order for him to undergo confinement and treatment at a San Antonio facility, according to court documents and a city official. Port Arthur health officials refused to say whether the man, identified in court documents as Lemone R. Yowman, 32, carried the drug-resistant form of TB that created a recent international scare. But Dr. William George, designated Jefferson County health authority, said Yowman poses a public health threat and should be confined and treated immediately. Full Story

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