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Beaumont man sued after allegedly refusing to pay student loan

By Ben Hart | Apr 15, 2014

Student loan debt

A student loan company is suing a Beaumont man for refusing to pay his loan.

SLM Education Credit Finance Corp. filed a lawsuit April 3 in the Jefferson County District Court against Larry D. Wells, citing breach of contract. 

The plaintiff claims Wells incurred a student loan for his education at the Art Institute of Houston.

According to the complaint, Wells stopped making payments on his loan.

The suit alleges the plaintiff sent a letter to Wells on Aug. 1, demanding he pay the loan in full, in the amount of $12,824.29. However, the plaintiff claims it has not received any payments.

The plaintiff is seeking damages in an amount of $12,824.29, interest, attorney's fees and court costs.

It is being represented in the case by Carrollton attorney Michael J. Scott of Scott Parnell and Associates PC.

Jefferson County Case No. A195-566


This is a report on a civil lawsuit filed at the Jefferson County Courthouse. The details in this report come from an original complaint filed by a plaintiff. Please note, a complaint represents an accusation by a private individual, not the government. It is not an indication of guilt, and it only represents one side of the story.

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