Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards is calling for a Judicial District Judge to step down after admitting to sending racist text messages.
Edwards' office confirmed yesterday a statement from the governor that Judge Jessie LeBlanc had compromised her ability to preside as a judge and damaged the judiciary.
LeBlanc recently admitted she had sent the texts with racial slurs directed at an Ascension Parish Deputy and a court employee.
LeBlanc says she has no plans to resign and will run for re-election when her term expires in December.
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