State Sen. Gene Jeffress, a Democratic candidate for the District 4 seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, will be the guest speaker at the regular monthly meeting of the Southeast Arkansas TEA Party at 6:30 P.M. on January 9. The meeting will be held at the Living Word Fellowship located on U.S. 425 South, across the highway from Ryburn Automotive Supercenter in the south end of Cowboy’s Restaurant. Jeffress will outline his platform and his goals as a prospective congressman representing the state’s fourth congressional district. The TEA Party is providing the opportunity for its members and the public to hear the candidates and to get to know them better before the primary election in May.