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Army veteran wants to protect shoppers in Beaumont this holiday season

"It could be at a restaurant, a grocery store, hospital or anywhere they don't feel safe," said Metoyer.

12NEWSNOW.COM - 2018-11-16 01:51:43

Beaumont approves joint task force with BPD and FBI

FBI spokesperson, Minique Crump, tells 12News these crimes are not just a Beaumont issue, they are nationwide.


Port Arthur Police arrest two murder suspects in one week

On Tuesday night, another arrest was made in the March 4th murder of Kevon Williams at Lakeview Palms apartments, making this 10 out of 13 murder suspects arrested this year in the city.

KFDM-TV - 2018-11-15 19:19:20

One person flown to hospital after Beaumont firefighters fight 2 house fires, 1 vehicle fire

Then, at about 4:30 a.m., firefighters responded to a house fire in the 1800 block of Tilson Street where a home was gutted but no one was injured.


12News Investigates: Long lines issue a 'License to Wait' at Texas DPS offices

Inside the lobby and waiting room, minutes turn to hours and anxiety turns to anger as lines lengthen, and folks realize their assigned number may not be called.

12NEWSNOW.COM - 2018-11-15 03:03:44

Smash and grab thieves hit Beaumont electronics store

Image from Computer Dimensions' Facebook postLOCALSmash and grab thieves hit Beaumont electronics storeThe company announced the robbery in a Facebook post Tuesday. Workers posted saying, "5 people wearing all black, masks, hoods & gloves took all of our demos."


Motorist seeks damages from Newtron Beaumont, driver over Bridge City collision

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on Oct. 8, he was involved in an automobile accident in the 5000 block of West Roundbunch Road in Bridge City due to the carelessness of defendant Holst, an employee of defendant Newtron. He alleges he suffered injuries resulting in medical expe

SETEXASRECORD.COM - 2018-11-15 00:00:00

Suspect in July Port Arthur homicide found hiding in car's trunk in Dallas by U.S. Marshals

The Port Arthur Police announced on their Facebook page that Joshua Darrelle Henderson, 30, was arrested by U.S. Marshals in Dallas early Thursday morning after being found hiding in the truck of a car.

12NEWSNOW.COM - 2018-11-15 17:12:27

Beaumont Police looking for woman who cashed forged check

BEAUMONT — The Beaumont Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect who used a victim's information to cash a forged check.The victim's vehicle was burglarized on October 5, 2018 while she was at the Folsom Hike and Bike Trail located near Major Drive.The victim's bag


Bring pets inside during the freeze or face the consequences

LOCALBring pets inside during the freeze or face the consequencesA pet owner can be charged with animal cruelty if they fail to provide adequate shelter, especially in extreme heat or cold temperatures, according to Beaumont Animal Care.

12NEWSNOW.COM - 2018-11-14 18:34:58

Investigators say heater is the blame in Vidor apartment fire

"Watching all this smoke come out to the other side of this building, that's when he saw flames right here,” Wyble said.

12NEWSNOW.COM - 2018-11-15 00:34:15

Beaumont Fire Dept. working three structure fires

The Beaumont Fire Dept. is currently working three structure fires.The first call came in just after 3:30 Tuesday morning. A caller reported a fire in the 600 block of Washington Boulevard. Fire crews tell KFDM News one person suffered burns.Crews temporarily shut down Washington to Sabine Pass whil


Violent game room robbery at Three Diamonds caught on camera

The violent robbery caught on camera shows three men, entering the game room with mask and handguns , demanding money from the

KFDM-TV - 2018-11-14 18:11:17

Dollar Tree customer alleges store failed to warn of water on restroom floor that caused fall

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on Nov. 27, 2017, she was a customer at defendant's Dollar Tree store in Beaumont when she slipped and fell in a puddle of water that was coming from a pipe under the sink in the restroom. She alleges she suffered severe pain in her neck, mid-ba


Port Arthur Walmart Supercenter shopper seeks damages over fall in store

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on Sept. 7, she was shopping at defendant's Walmart Supercenter when she slipped on something on the floor and fell onto a display box. She alleges she sustained serious and permanent injuries resulting in medical expenses, pain and suffering, m


Woman share stories of lost loved one's due to violence

BEAUMONT —Some SE Texans wake up every morning and deal with the tragedy of having lost someone they love.We wanted to know how some SE Texans deal with losing someone close to them, and the message they are sharing to others.KFDM'S Quentin Hope reports.


Residents unable to return to apartments following roof fire

A spokesperson told 12News they plan to help provide financial assistance for food, clothing, and shelter for people until it is safe for them to return back.


City to take over day-to-day of Beaumont Tennis Center

Starting January 2nd, the tennis center will be in the city's hands, which has one city councilman uneasy.


SWAT and narcotics officers arrest three for drugs

Officers recovered about 12.8 pounds of synthetic marijuana and various other narcotics.They also seized a firearm and two vehicles at the scene. PAPD reports that investigators believe the occupants of the residence were preparing to package the synthetic marijuana into colorful containers that cou

THEEXAMINER.COM - 2018-11-14 13:49:00

Freeze Warning Issued: How to keep from getting sick during the cold

BEAUMONT — Southeast Texas, you better find a plan to stay warm! Freeze warnings are in effect Wednesday morning, as temps hover in the low 30's.