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A good coverage of rain can be expected tonight into Friday as a rather strong upper level disturbance moves in from the west. Some of the rains Friday will be locally heavy with the potential for 1-2 inches of rain in some spots. Drier and cooler air will take over Friday night into Sunday.
Beaumont orthodontist pleads guilty to Medicaid fraud
A Beaumont orthodontist has agreed to give up more than $800,000 and he faces up to ten years in federal prison after pleading guilty to medicaid fraud.
Prosecutors say 70-year-old Terrence Ewing Syler turned in claims for devices called expanders but didn't provide them to his patients
The government paid him $829,000 for the devices.
He has not been sentenced.
If you have information about health care fraud the Department of Health and Human Services encourages you to call its fraud hotline: 1-800-HSS-TIPS.