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In Texas, a decades-old hate crime, forgiven but never forgotten

JASPER, Texas — Sometime after church but before dinner, Sgt. James Carter of the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office knocked on the front door of James and Stella Byrd’s home. He stepped into the living room, removed his white cowboy hat and bowed his head. Then, with a somber look on his face that the


Child dies in 2-vehicle accident in Village Mills that closed HWY 69

The driver of the Lexus, a 37-year-old male from Woodville, transported to St. Elizabeth Hospital with serious injures, but the passenger, a minor, was pronounced dead at the scene.


6-year-old killed in Hardin County wreck

The child, a passenger in the Lexus, was pronounced dead on the scene. The driver, a 37-year-old Woodville man, was taken to a Beaumont hospital with serious injuries.


Neighbor witnesses teens burglarizing neighbor, helps catch thieves

Casey Nichole Miller, 17, of Silsbee, and Zackary Slade Thibodeaux, 19, of Lumberton, are charged with one count of Burglary of a Habitation. Bond is set at $25,000.


Crash claims the life of a 6-year-old child - Port Arthur News

DPS said the crash happened when a southbound Lexus passenger vehicle crossed the roadway for unknown reasons and collided with a northbound 18-wheeler. The driver of the Lexus, Jason Abernathy, 37, of Woodville, sustained serious injuries and was taken to St. Elizabeth Hospital. Abernathy is the fa


Vernon Parish Chili's waiter goes viral after act of kindness

NEW LLANO, La. (KALB) -By now, you've probably seen the Facebook post floating around about Elbert Harbin, a waiter at the New Llano Chili's.

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Lufkin Pro Day to honor Mills brothers, Dunbar High School football team

Not only does the event honor the past, it also rewards the future. The Lufkin Pro Day Group recently awarded $4,500 in scholarships to nine 2018 high school graduates from the six Angelina County schools.


Cruz revs up patrons at Kountze stop

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Local DPS office open only two days a week, leaving residents to stand in line for hours

KFDM/Fox 4's Angel San Juan reports on why the DPS office is only operating two days a week and the impact it is having on the community, including reports of fights breaking, accidents in the parking lot and even elderly residents becoming ill due to having to wait in long lines.


Police warn about ‘jugging’

Investigators believe that all three cases, which involved burglarized vehicles, are related, Keenum said.


Slow-speed chase in Beaumont ends in arrest after car runs out of gas

The chase was slow-speed at its end because the suspected car thief ran out of gas. Once the car came to a stop, he jumped out at Avenue F, and was arrested after a short foot race.


Sheriff's office seeks help identifying woman selling raffle tickets

Here are mugshots received from Central Louisiana law enforcement agencies for the week of July 9, 2018. A criminal charge is a formal accusation that someone has committed a crime. All those pictured are innocent until proven guilty. To view those held in Rapides Parish detention facilities, go to


BASEBALL: Volunteer of the Year: Little League awards PA American president high honor - Port Arthur News

Dwight Fobbs looked at the Little League field at Pioneer Park and envisioned improvements he wants to make.It’s just how the president of the Port Arthur American Little League thinks, given the improvements he’s already made to the ballpark over the past nine years at that position.“We moved up he

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Beaumont woman pleads guilty to animal cruelty in starvation death of dog, neglect of another

Jacque Thomas, 35, of Beaumont, is being sentenced on the charges after pleading guilty before judge Clint Woods in Jefferson County Court-at-Law Number Three.


Beaumont man dead in apparent homicide

LOCALBeaumont man dead in apparent homicideBeaumont Fire has confirmed that there is one person dead after a reported shooting in the 4400 block of Flamingo Lane in BeaumontBEAUMONT — Beaumont Fire Rescue has confirmed that a Beaumont man is dead after a reported shooting in the 4400 block of Flamin


Beaumont health inspection violations for June 2018

Broussard's Links and Ribs2930 S. 11th StreetScore:69Violations:Blender for garlic and slicer were dirty from day before, fly bait and asprin next to slicer, dirty shelves, spider webs on walls.


PAPD: Can you help ID him?

The Port Arthur Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect in the theft of a TV.The man is believed to be tall with a thin build. Anyone with information is asked to call (409) 983-8650


Beaumont police investigating after man shot to death while inside a car

A man is dead following a shooting in South Beaumont.The victim was shot inside a black Mitsubishi SUV.The driver side window was shattered, and the SUV ended up on the lawn after it came to rest.It happened around 9 Thursday night in the 4300 Block of Flamingo.Police spent much of the night searchi


Attorney: Murder suspect was victim of sex trafficking

A Beaumont woman charged in the May beating death of a 40-year-old Nederland man was a victim of sex trafficking who felt threatened, according to her attorney.Ashlie Cherie Martinez, 24, was indicted last week on three charges in connection with the beating death of Michael Odell Legg along with Du


Rumors Beaumont sets Grand Opening date

Patrons at the Copa Xclusive talk while multicolored lights move to the music Saturday night. The former Copa bar at Orleans Street and Liberty Avenue has been born anew as the Copa Xclusive, open Saturday... moreAfter postponing a scheduled opening earlier this year, the long-awaited Rumors Beaumon