Mike Parrott to retire as Justice of the Peace

East Houston’s favorite son, Justice of the Peace Mike Parrott, has announced his retirement as of January 2017. After this week’s election, Joe Stephens will be the new J.P in District 3, Position 1.

There will be a retirement party, to which the public is invited, at the Fonteno Courthouse annex on Wallisville Road, Thursday Nov. 17 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Parrott has served for 24 years as Justice of the Peace, and a total of 43 years with Harris County. He is also remembered as a standout football player for Galena Park High School, and the University of Houston.