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Bridge City man dies inside tank at Tubal-Cain Marine Services in Port Arthur

The worker, identified as Tyler Winfree, 21, of Bridge City, who was exposed to ethylene dichloride while working inside a tank at Tubal-Cain Marine Services, died according to Jefferson County Precinct Two Justice of the Peace Marc DeRouen.

12NEWSNOW.COM - 2018-08-17 19:15:53

Employee found dead in Port Arthur industrial accident

An employee at a Port Arthur business was found dead Friday afternoon in what officials called an industrial accident.At about 1:09 p.m. police were called to Tubal-Cain Marine Services on Old Yacht Club Road, where an employee was found dead.The incident is under investigation.Check back for more i

BEAUMONT ENTERPRISE - 2018-08-17 20:41:13

Man wanted in Port Arthur murder

Joshua Henderson, 30, is wanted in connection with a homicide that occurred at Prince Hall Apartments on July 25, according to Port Arthur Police spokesperson Detective Sadie Guedry.

12NEWSNOW.COM - 2018-08-16 23:59:28

Employee injured during EZ Pawn robbery - Port Arthur News

A female employee at a local pawn show suffered minor injuries after a strong arm robbery Thursday morning.The incident happened around 10:40 a.m. at EZ Pawn, 3427 Twin City Hwy.The employee’s injuries occurred when she was pushed against a door, Port Arthur Police Det. Mike Hebert said.

PORT ARTHUR NEWS - 2018-08-16 17:08:18

Argument turns deadly in Port Arthur

PAPD officers responded to 3740 Gulfway Drive in reference to the stabbing on Aug. 10. Investigation revealed that suspect Leroy Gipson and Wiltz became involved in a verbal altercation that escalated into physical violence. Police report Gipson stabbed Wiltz with a knife to the upper body. Wiltz wa


PAPD: Can you help locate this man?

PAPD is asking for the public's help in locating the man shown at the end of this video. He is allegedly connected to the July shooting at Prince Hall Village apartment, police said.pic.twitter.com/5v5FsHINo1— Erica A (@erica_a10)August 16, 2018

BEAUMONT ENTERPRISE - 2018-08-16 20:55:42

New cost estimate to change name at BISD stadium complex

It could cost between $75,000 and $100,000 to remove Dr. Carol 'Butch' Thomas' name from the stadium complex, and replace it with Beaumont ISD Memorial Stadium, according to an estimate from longtime contractor and former Beaumont ISD board member Tom Neild.

KFDM-TV - 2018-08-17 18:44:38

Port Arthur names new police chief

Timothy Duriso, one of 39 applicants for the job, was named chief by interim city manager Harvey Robinson at Tuesday's City Council meeting.


Worker dies inside tank at Tubal-Cain Marine Services in Port Arthur

The worker, who was exposed to ethylene dichloride while working inside a tank at Tubal-Cain Marine Services, died according to Jefferson County Precinct Two Justice of the Peace Marc DeRouen.

12NEWSNOW.COM - 2018-08-17 19:15:53

Former Orange officer to be sentenced after violating probation on drug theft, DWI charges

Saleme failed to pay his probation fees, installments on a $500 fine, court costs, investigative fees and did not reimburse the a crime victim compensation fund according to a motion to revoke his probation.

12NEWSNOW.COM - 2018-08-17 14:39:02

Man arrested in Beaumont, wanted for murder in Topsy

The Beaumont Police Department arrested a man suspected of killing a 33-year-old man in Topsy, La, information from the Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff's Office said.

BEAUMONT ENTERPRISE - 2018-08-16 21:43:07

OCSO: Vidor man threw meth on the ground during traffic stop

Melvin Wedgeworth, 32, was charged with possession of a controlled substance after he was stopped while driving in Vidor on Aug. 15, 2018.

BEAUMONT ENTERPRISE - 2018-08-16 22:06:26

Missing license plate leads to drug charges for PA man

Torrian Jerell Williams, 27, was arrested in Nov 2017 after police smelled what they suspected was marijuana coming from the vehicle, according to a probable cause affidavit.


Affidavit: Home Depot employee, boyfriend stole $5K from store

Samone Smith, 22, and Latroy Gable, 24, were indicted Wednesday on state jail felony theft.


Find a new friend at Clear the Shelters on Saturday - Port Arthur News

Deborah Verret knows just how special a shelter pet can be.Verrett, a housing inspector with the city of Port Arthur who used to work in the animal control department, came across the “best dog I’ve ever owned” at the shelter.Some of the dogs available for adoption during the Clear the Shelters even

PORT ARTHUR NEWS - 2018-08-16 23:20:45

Police arrest Beaumont man they say used app to lure theft victims

Jeremy Deshawn Harris, 25, was arrested and charged with theft, according to a news release from the Beaumont Police Department.

12NEWSNOW.COM - 2018-08-16 20:38:24

BPD: Beaumont man arrested in LetGo scam

A 25-year-old Beaumont man who allegedly stole from people selling electronics using a popular buying/selling app has been arrested, Beaumont Police Department said.Jeremy Deshawn Harris is suspected of theft on more than 12 instances and is believed to have been using the buying/selling app LetGo t

BEAUMONT ENTERPRISE - 2018-08-16 15:27:42

Port Arthur stabbing victim dies; city now at 11 murders - Port Arthur News

A man who was stabbed last week in Port Arthur has died making this the 11thmurder of the year in the city.The 37-year-old victim, Roderick Wiltz, has died following a stabbing that happened Friday at 3740 Gulfway Drive.The suspect, 54-year-old Leroy Gipson, was taken into custody shortly after the


Affidavit: Man asleep at McDonald's had drugs in car

A Beaumont man has been charged with possession of methamphetamine, marijuana, and cocaine after reportedly falling asleep at a McDonald's.


Man accidentally shoots stepson, 12, after meteor watching - Port Arthur News

An outing to view a meteor shower turned tragic when a man accidently shot and injured his stepson late Monday night.And if it wasn’t for two quick thinking deputies, the situation could have had a different outcome.Just before 11 p.m. Jefferson County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a call of an ac