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Major crash on I-10 West
ORANGE COUNTY — Texas Department of Public Safety is working on a major accident on Interstate 10 heading west between Highway 1442 and Vidor in Orange County. There is at least one overturned vehicle involved in the crash. Injuries are unknown at this time. We are awaiting updates from...
Hardin County residents warned not to burn due to hazardous weather conditions
HARDIN COUNTY — Hardin County Judge Wayne McDaniel urges residents to pause burning for the day. The Judge says today is a hazardous day to burn due to increasing low humidity and gusty winds, which can quickly turn a small fire into a large one. "Please don’t burn today!...
Beaumont PD investigating shooting at Delta Manor Apartments
BEAUMONT — Beaumont PD is investigating a shooting that occurred Sunday morning. The shooting took place at Delta Manor Apartments around 2:50 a.m. Police learned through an initial investigation that someone fired multiple gunshots into an apartment building, hitting a person inside the apartment. The victim was taken to...
DPS investigating fatal auto-pedestrian crash near Lumberton
HARDIN COUNTY — The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a fatal auto-pedestrian crash near Lumberton. The preliminary crash investigation indicates that at about 7:30 p.m. Thursday, the driver of a Toyota Tundra was traveling north on Highway 69 and reportedly struck a pedestrian who entered the roadway near Castie Road, south of Mitchell Road.
Minor injuries in a crash north of Buna on Tuesday
A driver and two passengers received minor injuries in a two-vehicle wreck that occurred at about 2:30 on Tuesday afternoon north of Buna on Highway 96 at the entrance to Cougar Country. DPS Sergeant Shana Clark said that Melissa Matthews, 40, of Deweyville, was driving a 2008 Kia passenger car...
Savor the Flavor: Discover 3 Must-Try Pizzas in Lumberton
In this article, we're exploring three exceptional pizza places in Lumberton. Have you had the chance to savor their offerings? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below:
The Arc of Beaumont and SPARK teaches community how to support autism
BEAUMONT — The Arc of Beaumont and SPARK held a lunch and learn event. The event was held to inform people about SPARK's mission, what makes autistic individuals unique, and how to help support them. SPARK is an autism research study with the mission of identifying the genetic basis...
Open Your Homes and Hearts: The Puppies Of Beaumont, TX Need You!
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around beaumont..
Woman's body recovered from the Sabine River
The body of a woman who jumped to her death from the Highway 190 bridge over the Sabine River last week was recovered early Thursday afternoon. Newton County Sheriff Robert Burby has identified her as 83-year-old Virginia Alvis Perkins, of Vidor, and he says her body was found on the shore of the Texas side of the river at a railroad bridge, just under a mile downstream from where she jumped.
Annual Boomtown Film & Music festival wraps on two-day run in Beaumont
The Boomtown Film & Music festival wrapped up on Saturday after two days of film screenings and musical performances at Jefferson Theatre in downtown Beaumont.
Experience Authentic Mexican Cuisine at These 4 Lumberton Restaurants
In this article, we explore four enticing Mexican restaurants in Lumberton. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Beaumont Police, other agencies serve narcotics search warrant near Bingman Headstart campus Thursday morning
BEAUMONT, Texas — Beaumont Police narcotics officers and multiple other Southeast Texas agencies served a narcotics search warrant at a home near a Beaumont school Thursday morning. Beaumont narcotics officers, assisted by the department's SWAT team, the Orange Regional Tactical Response Team and a Lumberton Police Department K9 unit...
Free pipefitter pre-apprenticeship classes available locally; see how
There are four upcoming free opportunities for Orange County pipefitter pre-apprenticeship classes in 2024 to help bridge the skills gap for individuals new to the construction industry. Workforce Solutions Southeast Texas is partnering with Digital Workforce Academy to provide NCCER pipefitter helper pre-apprenticeships to 15 local job seekers. There is no charge to attend the […] The post Free pipefitter pre-apprenticeship classes available locally; see how appeared first on Orange Leader.
Beaumont Feb 22 Weekly Crime Report: 27 Incidents and 7 Crime Stories
Beaumont Feb 22 Weekly Crime Report: 27 Incidents and 7 Crime Stories. During the last week, Beaumont reported 27 crime cases, with the most frequent being arrests, accounting for more than half of the total cases (15). This was followed by thefts, which were reported 5 times. Assaults were also noted with 3 occurrences, while other types of crimes were recorded twice. Singular instances of burglary and trespassing were also reported, each contributing to the overall crime count. These statistics highlight the prevalence of arrests in the place, indicating a strong law enforcement presence. However, the presence of thefts and assaults underscore the importance of vigilance and personal safety measures among residents.
Former employees of SETX fabrication company claim company didn't pay them
Former employees of Allegiant Industrial, a fabrication company, claim the company owes them thousands of dollars in missed paychecks. "Budget, overspending,” Chris Sharbono said. “I don't know what happened." After just a few months at his job with Allegiant Industrial in Kountze, Chris Sharbono said his experience went...
Two arrested after former church was burglarized
The Jasper County Sheriff’s Department says two men are in custody after they burglarized the former Catholic Church in Buna. Deputy Karli Cherry says the burglary-in-progress was reported at about 2:00 Tuesday morning in Highway 96 in Buna. Cherry said deputies arrived to find electric wire rolled up on...
Firefighters dealing with natural gas leak along Texas Highway 62 north of Interstate 10
BEAUMONT, Texas — Firefighters in Orange County are dealing with a natural gas leak along Texas Highway 62. Crews from Orange County Emergency Services District Four are currently on the scene near the 3400 block of Texas Highway 62 north of Interstate 10 where the natural gas leak is.
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Puppies Up for Adoption in Beaumont, TX
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of beaumont..
Soccer Game Preview: Silsbee vs. Lumberton
Silsbee is 0-10 against Lumberton since February of 2019 but they'll have a chance to close the gap a little bit on Tuesday. The Silsbee Tigers will be playing in front of their home fans against the Lumberton Raiders at 5:00 p.m. Silsbee will have to bring their A-game into this one, as they are staring down a pretty big deficit in the MaxPreps Texas Rankings (they are ranked 580th, while Lumberton is ranked 125th).
Brothers Max and Manuel come to Kirbyville
After making and great start that resulted in success in Jasper at El Flamingo Mexican Restaurant, brothers Max and Manuel Corea have decided to expand their restaurant to Kirbyville. Max says it's all about hard work, good food, good service and taking care of their customers and he says that's...