Hebert replacing Painter as ATC commissioner

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) – Louisiana state Sen. Troy Hebert will be named as the new commissioner for the Alcohol and Tobacco Control Board on Wednesday.

A Jindal administration official confirmed Hebert will replace Murphy Painter, who resigned back in August after a former employee accused him of stalking her and using a state database to view thousands of people’s personal information.

Painter’s case is pending in court.

A Jindal aide said Hebert “is expected to be appointed with a wide array of support from industry leaders, law enforcement officials and legislators.”

Louisiana State Police will make the announcement.

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