The murder trial of a Beaumont man will resume this morning at the Jefferson County
courthouse. 21-year old Seth Haynes is charged with the January 2017 shooting death of
23-year old Alex Straway. Following the shooting, Straway’s car was set on fire with
his body still in the vehicle. Haynes, who took the witness stand of Friday, claims self
defense. If convicted, Haynes faces up to life in prison.