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Man dies at hospital following shooting at Port Arthur apartment complex

A 25-year-old man was shot and killed at a Port Arthur apartment complex Friday. Police and Medics from Acadian Ambulance were dispatched to the shooting just after 12:30 p.m. Friday according to the ambulance company. The man was transported to the hospital where he was later pronounced dead. Resid


Man from Orange is homeless after home catches on fire

A homeowner in Orange said incense and candles were the reason his home caught on fire this afternoon. The Orange fire department responded to the 2000 block of Monterrey Dr. around 3:30 p.m. The home received major damage from the fire according to a fire official on the scene. No one was injured

12NEWSNOW.COM - 2018-03-18 06:47:00

Armed robbery overnight at Orange County store

Orange County Deputies are investigating an armed robbery that took place Saturday night at a convenience store. Investigators say two robbers entered Lakeview Grocery and displayed a weapon before taking cash from a register. If you have any information on the crime, call the Orange County Sheriff'

KFDM-TV - 2018-03-18 11:53:10

PAPD responding to fatal shooting at Avery Trace Apts.

A 25-year-old man is dead after a shooting at Avery Trace Apartments around 12:30 p.m. Friday. An officer with the Port Arthur Police Department said they are currently following leads. No further information is available at this time. This is the seventh homicide in the city this year. A 25-year-ol


Driver leads Beaumont, Sour Lake Police on high-speed chase toward Liberty County

A driver led Southeast Texas officers on a high speed chase into Liberty County before fleeing on foot. The driver of the car stopped and then ran from officers in front of Liberty Materials at FM2107 and Texas 105 according to an employee of the business. Beaumont Police officers and Sour Lake Poli


EDITORIAL: Hey, you, put down that greasy burger!

Published 6:00 am, Sunday, March 18, 2018 We all know we need more healthy food and less tobacco. You heard it from your school nurse and coach, and (we hope) from your parents. Yet some of us apparently aren't getting the message. In fact, judging from the latest survey on health in the region, m

BEAUMONT ENTERPRISE - 2018-03-18 11:00:00

Hot Pick: Wine tasting at Suga's

thecat5.com Wine tasting at Suga's The downtown, upscale restaurant's monthly tasting includes samples of five wines from their list, accompanied by light snacks. When: 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Monday Where: Suga's, 461 Bowie St., Beaumont Cost: $20 Info: (409) 813-1808 or sugasdeepsouth.com

BEAUMONT ENTERPRISE - 2018-03-18 15:08:46

And Now You Know: The Dryden Ferry, a two hour wait for a 10 minute crossing

Until 1926, the only way to travel between Orange and Port Arthur was to drive through Beaumont. It was not an easy drive, and it took several hours. On May 8, 1926, a ferry began operation across the mouth of the Neches River. It was one of the biggest events of the time. The celebration started at

ORANGE LEADER - 2018-03-17 14:02:40

Registered Sex Offenders in Orange

BeaumontEnterprise.com Published 12:29 pm, Friday, March 16, 2018 Registered Sex Offenders in Orange 1 / 224 Back to Gallery There were more than 200 registered sex-offenders in Orange at the beginning of 2018, according to the Department of Public Safety's Sex Offender Registry. Those pictured abo


Port Arthur residents face increase in their water bills

Port Arthur residents are facing a hike in their water bills. City officials say the price increase is necessary to fix Port Arthur's aging water and sewer lines. However, many taxpayers say a water bill hike now would create more hardship for a community still recovering after Tropical Storm Harvey


Gulf Coast Seafood is fresh cooked from sea

After watching his cousin open Gulf Coast Seafood in Beaumont, Tommy Hoang was inspired. "I saw it," he said. "I like cooking myself. I had the idea of how to do it, so I started one. We bought the building, basically an empty building. We fixed it up, and then in August 2006, we opened up." Before


Visitors toil for Port Arthur's recovery

ken.stickney@panews.com Students from Howard University in Washington, D.C., got a break from biology labs and higher math homework this week - but not from hard work. Some 260 Howard students are in Texas this week - 83 in Port Arthur - principally to do restorative work - gutting and mucking housi


Woman arrested after Vidor traffic stop

Rhonda Kay Guidry was arrested, Wednesday, March 14, after being stopped in Vidor. Investigators observed a red Nissan two door traveling south on Main Street. According to a press release by the Orange County Sheriff's Department, Investigators observed the subject vehicle change lanes without sign


SETERF Receives $3 Million Donation from Motiva for Harvey Recovery Efforts

BEAUMONT -Southeast Texas Emergency Relief Fund (SETERF) announced today it has received $3 million from Motiva Enterprises for Hurricane Harvey recovery and rebuilding efforts in Port Arthur and the surrounding areas of Jefferson, Hardin and Orange counties. This initiative will create advisory cou


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Elderly Beaumont woman loses then receives her water back after bill mixup

Virginia Mendoza says she received a water bill around $1,000. She claimed a water leak was not her fault and did not pay the bill. The city of Beaumont shut her water off on Monday and the billing and water issues were fixed on Thursday. "Three days without water, it was horrible, is all I could s


Vidor Police arrest man on drug possession charges after finding heroin, meth, pot, other drugs

Vidor Police arrested a man for possession of black tar heroin and other drugs after responding to a suspicious person call Wednesday. Anthony Earl Charles Iles, 28, was arrested two charges of possession of a controlled substance and a charge of possession of marijuana and transported to the Orange