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Deputy, officer fatally shoot man who refused to drop gun early Saturday in Silsbee

A man was killed early Saturday morning in an officer involved shooting in Silsbee.Hardin County deputies and Silsbee Police were notified early Saturday that an armed man had been threatening to hurt family members and law enforcement according to Silsbee Police Chief Waylan Rhodes.GET NEWS ALERTS

12NEWSNOW.COM - 2018-05-26 14:33:44

Southeast Texas officers kill gunman in traffic stop

SILSBEE, Texas (AP) — Texas Rangers are investigating the fatal shooting of a 51-year-old man in Southeast Texas after authorities say he threatened officers with a handgun.Authorities say police from Silsbee and Hardin County sheriff's deputies pulled over the man Saturday for a traffic stop and he

EXPRESSNEWS.COM - 2018-05-27 18:06:28

Hot temps return Sunday, Memorial Day after Saturday night storm

Another isolated storm flared up near the Gulf Freeway, however, the rest of the area did see storms for the remainder of the afternoon.

CLICK2HOUSTON.COM - 2018-05-27 15:10:21

Update: Fred man shot by officers identified

Homer Woodroe Tyler, 51, was "reported to be armed with a firearm and driving a pickup en route to a family member's home in Hardin County," the Sheriff's Office and Silsbee Police said in a joint statement. HCSO was told at 2:17 a.m. that he "had made threats to harm his family and law enforcement.

BEAUMONT ENTERPRISE - 2018-05-26 18:24:36

Beaumont man sentenced 18 years for organized criminal activity

Darrel Jerome Durousseau, 30, of Beaumont, was under investigation after string of thefts that included trailers containing lawn-care equipment or recreational vehicles, and was arrested along with three other suspects.

12NEWSNOW.COM - 2018-05-26 01:55:49

Beaumont teacher makes national headlines after adopting 16-year-old student, now son

LOCALBeaumont teacher makes national headlines after adopting 16-year-old student, now sonA Beaumont teacher proved to the nation that motherhood is not always about being a biological parent, in a matter of months, Dr.. Bennie Berry took on that role after she adopted her student .

12NEWSNOW.COM - 2018-05-25 23:28:56

BRIAN JOHNSON ON OUTDOORS: Don't let your dog get too hot this summer - Port Arthur News

Many people would say that the answer may be to simply not train dogs in the summertime. Maybe wait until the weather cools off. However, in Southeast Texas, it may not cool off until November.

PORT ARTHUR NEWS - 2018-05-26 23:23:02

BREAKING: Man killed after threatening Silsbee officer, Hardin County deputy with handgun

From Hardin County S.O. - At approximately 2:17 a.m. this morning, The Hardin County Sheriff's Office was contacted regarding a suspect that had made threats to harm his family and law enforcement. He was reported to be armed with a firearm and driving a pickup, enroute to a family member's home in

FOX4BEAUMONT.COM - 2018-05-26 09:56:15

Beaumont man, woman charged with capital murder of Nederland man

Ashlie Cherie Martinez, 21 and Duane Lamonte Ownes Jr., 23, both of Beaumont, have been charged with capital murder in the death of Michael Odell Legg, 40.


FBI, ATF conduct ongoing operation in Beaumont.

ATF recently investigated the explosion at St. Stephens Church on Delaware, which happened two weeks ago. Two weeks before that, BPD, FBI and ATF responded to the package bomb left at a Starbucks on Dowlen. We have no word on weather any of these incidents are related.


Silsbee man, 25, rushed to hospital following Hwy-96 collision

LOCALSilsbee man, 25, rushed to hospital following Hwy-96 collisionDepartment of Public Safety spokesperson Sgt. Stephanie Davis told 12News the accident happened at 4:15 a.m. about five miles north of Silsbee.


Silsbee man seriously injured when Camaro rear-ends garbage truck on Hwy 96 Wednesday morning

An initial DPS report says a Mack garbage truck was headed north and a Camaro driven by Justin Dwayne Smith, 25, of Silsbee, slammed into the back of the truck. Smith was taken to CHRISTUS Southeast Texas St. Elizabeth with serious injuries. The driver of the garbage truck was not injured.


Kirbyville names new high school principal

Kirbyville CISD named Holli Farias as its new high school principal during a regularly-scheduled board meeting on Monday night, replacing Lynn Hogg, who held the position for less than a year.


Train hits pickup in Beaumont

LOCALTrain hits pickup in BeaumontThe accident was reported around 8:30 a.m. at tracks crossing College Street near Major Drive. At least one person was taken to the hospital.Author:KBMTPublished:9:03 AM CDT May 25, 2018Updated:9:03 AM CDT May 25, 2018Firefighters in Beaumont are working an accident


BREAKING NEWS: Breakthrough in explosive device investigation

The U.S. Attorney's Office has scheduled a news conference for 1 p..m. Friday, and while it's not confirming the nature of the news conference, it'll include federal prosecutors, the FBI from Houston and Beaumont, the ATF, Beaumont Police and other agencies.


Former Lumberton band booster treasurer sentenced to 4 years for theft

Lumberton High School Band Booster Club treasurer was sentenced to 4 years in prison without the possibility of parole by a Hardin county jury.Helen Cox pleaded guilty on Monday for stealing more than $70,000 in booster club funds.Cox described her actions as "compulsive behavior" and also blamed me


BPD executes high risk search warrant

BEAUMONT —KFDM News has learned the Beaumont Police Department has executed what investigators are calling a high risk felony warrant at a home on Euclid Street in the city's south end..Beaumont officers assisted another local law enforcement department serving the warrant.There is no indication pro


Early morning wreck injures Silsbee man - Port Arthur News

Staff reportAn early-morning wreck Thursday in Hardin County sent a Silsbee man to the hospital with serious injuries.The Texas Department of Public Safety said Troopers responded to a multiple-vehicle crash on U.S. 96, about five miles north of Silsbee, at 4:15 a.m.


Kirbyville with sights set on Wildcats baseball history

The Kirbyville Wildcats are in the 3A Region III Semifinals for the second straight year. This year's team is ready to make school history and advance to the Regional finals and beyond.


KFDM's Angel San Juan learns PAPD Sgt. pursuing legal action against the city

Cole, who has been with the police force for more than a decade, says he was demoted because he's white.