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Two abandoned houses in Beaumont catch fire Saturday afternoon

BEAUMONT, Texas — Two abandoned homes in Beaumont went up in flames Saturday afternoon. caught fire. Beaumont Fire-Rescue Capt. Terence Simon said both houses were "fully involved" when crews arrived on scene.


Former Beaumont ISD Police officer charged with improper relationship with student

BEAUMONT, Texas — A former Beaumont ISD Police officer has been charged with an improper relationship with a student. Quincey Daniels has been charged with "improper relationship between educator and student" according to the Jefferson County Sheriff's office.


Texas pet owner dead, ‘attacked by her two pit bull terriers’: police

A Texas woman died on Saturday after she was “attacked by her two pit bull terriers,” police said. Officers arrived at North O’Connor Road to help out the fire department, who was called to a veterinary facility about “reports of a woman in need of medical attention,” Irving Police said in a news re


Abbott reappoints Stoudt as chairman of Commission on Jail Standards

Gov. Greg Abbott has reappointed Gregg County Judge Bill Stoudt as chairman of the Texas Commission on Jail Standards. Stoudt was first appointed chairman in October 2016, and his new term is set to Jan. 31, 2025.


Man Arrested For Black Tar Heroin

On Saturday, March 23rd, 2019 at approximately 2:38 PM, investigators with the Orange County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division observed a silver Toyota 4 Runner commit several traffic violations near the intersections of Texas Avenue and Roberts in Bridge City. A traffic stop was conducted and the


Hundreds of people participate in livestock show at YMBL South Texas State Fair

BEAUMONT, Texas — Noah Simpson has been raising livestock for the past six years. He say this is his passion. "I show lambs, deer, heifers, pigs." My sister was doing it before me," said Simpson. "I always enjoyed watching her and I always liked to help."


Local pharmacy chain sells two locations to CVS

King's Pharmacy in Port Arthur. King's Pharmacy, a long-time establishment that previously had four locations across Southeast Texas, has sold its Port Arthur and Mid-county stores to CVS Pharmacy.


BPD: Three arrested after search yields evidence of illegal gambling

Three Beaumont residents were arrested Thursday after officials found evidence of illegal gambling in a game room, according to information from the Beaumont Police Department.


Looking for an opportunity to hear from Beaumont's City Council candidates?

Diversity Group Beaumont is hosting three more candidate forums to give residents an opportunity to hear directly from candidates for City Council. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Cathedral of Faith Baptist Church, 3765 Fannett Rd.


Orange PD searching for suspect in shooting on 6th St. and Rein Ave.

ORANGE, Texas — Police in Orange are searching for a suspect who shot a man in the stomach. The man victim was taken by ambulance to Christus Hospital St. Elizabeth in critical condition.


Governor Greg Abbott speaks at the 10th Annual Republican roundup.

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Governor spoke about school funding throughout the state and the money he's approving to go into education. He says he is "working on legislation that puts civics education back in our schools to make sure kids learn what Texas is all about"


Central Texas coalition working to end veteran homelessness

KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) Across the area, the Central Texas Homeless Coalition is working to provide resources to end veteran homelessness. According to a "point in time" count conducted in January, there were 31 veterans identified between Bell, Coryell, Lampasas and Hamilton counties.


And Now You Know: Once Orange was a rich little town

In 1877, Henry J. Lutcher and G. Bedell Moore moved from Pennsylvania to Orange. In a relatively short time, they had in operation a sawmill that could deliver a daily capacity of between 80,000 and 100,000 board feet of lumber.


Mexican officials pick up 21 lost migrants south of Texas

MEXICO CITY – Mexican immigration authorities say 21 migrants have been rescued in the northeastern state of Coahuila after wandering near the U.S. border for seven days. The National Migration Institute said Saturday that its assistance unit, Grupo Beta, received a call for help after the migrants


Suspect’s ID sought in robbery of senior citizen at ATM

Port Arthur police are seeking help in identifying a man who robbed a senior citizen at an ATM on Feb. 15. Surveillance video from the Capitol One kiosk at 4501 Twin City Highway, which is near Jack in the Box and CVS Pharmacy, shows the incident happened around 1 p.m. that afternoon.


Breakfast with the Bishop to set for April 6

Catholic Charities of Southeast Texas announced the 28th annual Breakfast with the Bishop is scheduled from 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. Saturday, April 6 at St. Anne Parish Hall located at 2715 Calder Ave. in Beaumont.


Adaptive Sports for Kids holds Opening Day at Vincent Beck Stadium

BEAUMONT, Texas — The Lamar Cardinals are on the road this weekend, but Vincent Beck Stadium was still plenty full of talent and baseball on Saturday. The Adaptive Sports for Kids (A.S.K) organization kicked off its baseball season with Opening Day.


TCEQ brings in more resources after 'worsening and unstable conditions' at ITC

HOUSTON — The state's environmental quality agency is mobilizing resources from Beaumont, Corpus Christi and Harlingen regional offices in response to worsening and unstable conditions at Intercontinental Terminals Co. in Deer Park.


Nederland completes sweep of rival PNG

NEDERLAND, Texas — Nederland is off to a great start in district play after completing the season sweep of rival Port Neches-Groves Friday night. The Bulldogs improved to (4-0) in District 21-5A after blanking the Indians 5-0, three nights after winning 5-2 at The Reservation.


Tattoo who? Parlor vote on Monday

NEDERLAND — The Nederland City Council will decide the short-term fate of the building’s occupancy at 2826 Avenue H on Monday. At their last meeting, councilmembers voted unanimously to allow tattoo parlors in C-2 zoning with special-use permits.