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Rep. Hazel Announces Run For Rapides District Attorney

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ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5)--Representative Chris Hazel announced his candidacy for Rapides Parish district attorney on the steps of the Rapides Parish courthouse.
  
Hazel, a former assistant district attorney, said it was the right time to make the jump for the seat when he heard James Downs would not seek re-election. Hazel is a two-term state representative for District 27. He's also a former marine and border patrol agent.
    
He says he's confident he's the best choice for the job. 

"Public safety is my interest. I have great working relationships with judges and sheriffs across the state and other district attorneys. And, I've worked in the office. I've very excited about that," Hazel said.
  
The election will take place in November.
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