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DR. MARK PORTERIE — Port Arthur ISD already working on 2023-24 academic yearThe Port Arthur News15 HOURS AGO
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DR. MARK PORTERIE — Port Arthur ISD already working on 2023-24 academic year
Congratulations to our staff, students, parents and community on the conclusion of a successful 2022-2023 school year! Our students performed well in the classrooms and during their extracurricular activities. Now, we are assessing our progress and determining the best path moving forward to address the needs of our district as we plan for the next […] The post DR. MARK PORTERIE — Port Arthur ISD already working on 2023-24 academic year appeared first on Port Arthur News.
Beaumont PD trying to find identity theft suspect who stole thousands of dollars
Beaumont Police say they’re working to identify and arrest an identity theft suspect. Cops say the man used a fake driver’s license to steal thousands of dollars at three branch locations of the same credit union. According to investigators, the man went to three MobilOil Credit Union locations...
Local, federal officials respond to “suspicious device” at Air Liquide
Local and regional authorities are investigating after a suspicious device was located at a Port Neches business. According to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, the device was discovered in a mailbox at Air Liquide Friday morning in the 2100 block of Park Road. “The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is working with local, state and federal officials in […] The post Local, federal officials respond to “suspicious device” at Air Liquide appeared first on Port Arthur News.
Groves Police Department arrests & responses — May 24-30
Groves Police Department officers made the following arrests and responded to the following calls from May 24 to May 30: May 24 Sergio Hernandez, 22, was arrested for warrants other agency in the 6000 block of Gulfway Drive. Korey Dupree, 46, was arrested for warrants other agency in the 6900 block of 32nd Street. Heath […] The post Groves Police Department arrests & responses — May 24-30 appeared first on Port Arthur News.
Nederland police chief explains why you need to guard your cash withdrawals from the bank
NEDERLAND — A man is behind bars and charged with burglary of a vehicle in Nederland. However, it's the plot behind the charge that's prompting Nederland police to sound the alarm about bank jugging. Nederland police say Alex Shaquille Wade Townsell followed a customer from a bank to a...
Plenty of summer fun planned in Nederland; plus streets upgrades outlined
Congratulations to the Class of 2023 and to the students who completed the school year! Thank you to the teachers, coaches, support staff, administrators, school resource officers, crossing guards, etc. who helped navigate this school year. This summer, there are several options available to keep our youth and community busy. At the Parks Department, the […] The post Plenty of summer fun planned in Nederland; plus streets upgrades outlined appeared first on Port Arthur News.
BPD: Traffic stop leads to pursuit, crash, and traffic delays
BEAUMONT — According to Officer Haley Morrow of Beaumont Police Department, BPD is working a traffic stop that became a pursuit Friday afternoon. The suspects fled and crashed outside of the Beaumont City limits near Orange County. Two suspects ran from the vehicle but have been taken into custody...
Upcoming McElroy Estates project in Port Arthur to feature 3D printed houses
What began as a dream for a retired professional baseball player could soon become a new standard for housing in Port Arthur. In October, Chuck McElroy broke ground on McElroy Estates located at Tallwood Drive near 39th Street. The intention was to build 46 new homes in Port Arthur. Since, McElroy has joined with a […] The post Upcoming McElroy Estates project in Port Arthur to feature 3D printed houses appeared first on Port Arthur News.
Texas Teen Found Dead After He and Friend Were Reportedly Ejected From a Boat: 'Our Hearts Are Shattered'
Crews located the body of 14-year-old Conner Curtice during “an extensive search" of the water "using sonar technology," according to authorities
Bridge City 8's advance to District 32 Semifinals
BRIDGE CITY, Texas — The Bridge City 8 year old All-Stars punched their ticket to the District 32 Semifinals with an 18-3 win over Port Neches Friday night. BC held a 4-2 lead over Port Neches after one inning before blowing things open with five runs in the third.
Nederland Police Department arrests and responses: May 22-28
Nederland Police Department officers made the following arrests from May 22 to May 28: David Greer, 31, warrant other agency Amberly Dominigue-Griffis, 24, warrant other agency Jasmine Frazier, 27, assault offensive touch-family violence Brandon Payton, 27, Nederland warrants Anthony Williams, 40, public intoxication Daetrion Dansby, 24, warrant other agency Kelly McBride, 53, Nederland warrants Jenifer […] The post Nederland Police Department arrests and responses: May 22-28 appeared first on Port Arthur News.
New running events planned for Orange, Pleasure Island
Registration is expected to open sometime next week for an Orange County 5K, the latest effort by a running company bringing awareness to local cities across Southeast Texas. According to 3 Brothers Running Co., registration for The Big Pumpkin Run launches this month ahead of the race, which is scheduled for Oct. 7. Race details, […] The post New running events planned for Orange, Pleasure Island appeared first on Orange Leader.
Popular boat ramps reopen following renovations
SABINE PASS — Two of three boat ramps at 4 Pier Boat Launch opened at 5:30 a.m. today following a repair plan five years in the making. Following erosion and storm damage, the City of Port Arthur pledged to redo three of the boat ramps located at 1st and Broadway, rebuild the bulkhead, add a […] The post Popular boat ramps reopen following renovations appeared first on Port Arthur News.
TxDOT outlines month-long traffic project
BRIDGE CITY — The Texas Department of Transportation outlined a month-long traffic project that is going to impact motorists traveling along a major Bridge City route. Texas 87 northbound from Cow Bayou to Texas 62 will be down to one lane of traffic for approximately four weeks. Traffic officials said road construction will lengthen the left […] The post TxDOT outlines month-long traffic project appeared first on Port Arthur News.
Authorities update response following teen’s river tragedy; talk special effort by divers in recovery
PORT NECHES — Preliminary autopsy results in the death of Groves teen Conner Curtice were not available as of Thursday afternoon. Justice of the Peace Ben Collins Sr. said the autopsy was performed Thursday morning and he anticipates the preliminary cause of death to be accidental drowning. Curtice, 14, died after falling overboard from a […] The post Authorities update response following teen’s river tragedy; talk special effort by divers in recovery appeared first on Port Arthur News.
2 in custody after crashing car, trying to run away following chase with Beaumont Police
Police chased the car up until the suspects crashed on I-10 east in Rose City. Two men got out of the car and tried to run away.
Mechanics, drivers brace for possibility of annual car inspections ending with new Texas bill
Owner of Auto Lube in Vidor, Brandon Bearden says they do about 30 to 40 inspections a day. Annual check-ups are a huge part of his business.
PHOTO GALLERY — Boutique celebrates new Port Neches location
Owner Deidra Lemonis welcomed team members and supporters to Adorned in Grace and Love Boutique’s new Port Neches location for a special ribbon cutting this week. Now located at 1305 Port Neches Avenue, the store features children’s and women’s clothing, accessories, jewelry and a whole lot more. Lemonis started the business in 2016 from her […] The post PHOTO GALLERY — Boutique celebrates new Port Neches location appeared first on Port Arthur News.
BC Little League honors teen: 'Rest easy Conner, you have the best seat in the house'
Bridge City — The Bridge City Little League is honoring a Groves teenager who died in a boating accident, painting the initials 'CC' on the field in memory of 14-year-old Conner Curtice, who died in a Memorial Day boating accident. The initials were painted on the field in time...
Area basketball icon Don Bryson passes away
BEAUMONT — Lamar University lost one of its all-time greats with the passing of Don Bryson, 80, on Wednesday. Known for being the first All-American in Lamar basketball history, Bryson was a stylish southpaw who wrapped up a standout career in 1965. “We are truly saddened by the passing of Don Bryson,” said an LU […] The post Area basketball icon Don Bryson passes away appeared first on Port Arthur News.
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