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Texas Department of Public Safety
News Release
Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Dallas man added to Texas Most Wanted Sex Offender list

A 53-year-old Dallas man wanted for failure to register as a sex offender and for parole violations has been added to the Texas Most Wanted Sex Offender list. Charles Edwin Klein, 53, has been on the run since 2004. Authorities are offering $1,000 cash for information leading to his arrest.

Klein was convicted in the aggravated sexual assault of an 11-year-old girl in 1984 and convicted of indecency with a child after he exposed himself to a 16-year-old boy.

For additional information about Klein, see:;view=Individual%20Details/fugitive=4

The 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders are available on the DPS website at and have last known addresses in the following cities:                     

  • Houston (3)
  • Dallas
  • El Paso                       
  • Austin (2)
  • Lufkin            
  • Grand Prairie
  • Whitney

The public should not try to apprehend these criminals as they are considered dangerous.

Texas Crime Stoppers, which is funded by the Criminal Justice Division of the Governor’s Office, offers rewards to any person who provides information that leads to the arrest of one of the 10 Most Wanted Fugitives. Anyone with information can provide anonymous tips in three different ways:

·         Call the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-252-TIPS (8477).

·         Text the letters DPS—followed by your tip—to 274637 (CRIMES) from your cell phone.

·         Submit a tip through the DPS website by selecting the fugitive you have information about, and then clicking on the link under their picture to submit a web tip.

All calls, texts or e-mails are anonymous.

The program identifies violent sex offenders who have either violated parole or failed to comply with sex offender registration. 

Remembering Jim Guidry

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