Originally written on Fox Sports Southwest  |  Last updated 11/14/14

GREEN BAY, WI - NOVEMBER 07: Josh Brent of the Dallas Cowboys sits on the bench during a game against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field on November 7, 2010 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
DALLAS (AP) -- State liquor control authorities say there's evidence a Dallas nightclub was over-serving patrons the night of a fatal crash involving a Dallas Cowboys player. The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission said Friday that it found "sufficient evidence" that Beamers Private Club in Dallas was selling alcohol to someone already intoxicated and "conducting practices" that encouraged excessive drinking. Among the club's patrons was former Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent. Authorities say Brent was driving drunk when he crashed Dec. 8 in suburban Dallas, killing practice squad player Jerry Brown. Investigators believe Beamers was the last place Brent stopped before the accident. The nightclub is defending itself. Joe Beamer, human resources manager at Private Dallas, the VIP club inside Beamers, says workers are trained "to sell and serve responsibly." Brent is charged with intoxication manslaughter and faces trial next month.
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