Beachery Lee Broussard, who was convicted in a 2009 home invasion, is on trial this week for being a felon in possession of a firearm.
Jury selection began Monday for Broussard's trial.
According to file stories, he was arrested in January of 2009 after he forced his way into a home in the 4200 block of Galveston in Beaumont and stole a computer and CDs.
He has also been convicted on drug charges.
His trial is taking place in the Criminal District Court before Judge John Stevens.