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Body found in water in Beaumont
The body was found around 1:45 p.m. on Friday, December 8, 2023 on the 4500 block on North Major Drive in Beaumont.
Weekly Safety Report: Search warrant leads to arrests and methamphetamine confiscation, investigation into Constable Ortego in Vidor, Texas
Two incidents occurred in Vidor, Texas this week. The first incident involved the execution of a search warrant, resulting in two arrests and the confiscation of a substantial amount of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. The second incident involved an investigation into Orange County Precinct 4 Constable Matt Ortego, with the Vidor police chief expecting to submit the case to the District Attorney for review. Ortego's ex-wife reported that he had threatened to shoot their daughter and other children at his home, and he also made threats of suicide.
Weekly Safety Report: Fatal Shooting, Robbery, Outburst, Twins, Homicide, and Infant Killing in Jefferson County, Texas
This week in Jefferson County, Texas, several incidents occurred that raised concerns for public safety. These incidents include a fatal shooting at LaDay Arena, an armed robbery at a home in north Beaumont, an outburst during a murder trial, crimes involving twins, a homicide in the west end of the city, and a man sentenced for killing an infant while babysitting. These incidents highlight the need for increased vigilance and security measures in the area.
Beaumont Health Department creates interactive map to show restaurant inspection grades
The map shows detailed information about every business listed with a letter grade of "A" through "F."
3 local men nabbed after Beaumont neighborhood armed robbery
BEAUMONT — Three Port Arthur men were arrested on multiple charges after allegedly robbing people in their Beaumont yard on Wednesday. Their bonds range from $225,000 to $213,000. On Wednesday, at 4:28 p.m., Beaumont police officers responded to a robbery in progress at a home in the 4800 block of Steelton. The caller reportedly told […] The post 3 local men nabbed after Beaumont neighborhood armed robbery appeared first on Port Arthur News.
Future welders across Southeast Texas are one step closer to securing careers in the industry
Nearly 300 students from 21 Texas schools met at Silsbee High School all in hopes of taking home prizes and the certifications they need after graduation.
TX silsbee's Most Loveable Puppies Eagerly Awaits Forever Homes Today!
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 silsbee..
Arrest in homeless man's murder brings relief, concern over new details from alleged killer
BEAUMONT — Friends of a homeless murder victim are pleased to know an arrest has been made and the man may now get justice, but horrified at the alleged motive on the part of his killer. On Sunday, October 29, 2023 at about 6:45 p.m., Beaumont Police responded to...
Charge pending against man who shot at deputies
We learned new details on Thursday about a weekend incident involving a man who shot at deputies and was then barricaded inside a house for about five hours. It happened at about 5:30 on Saturday evening at a home on Farm to Market Road 1004 near Buna. Jasper County Sheriff’s...
West Tabernacle Church provides kids and teens with gifts
BEAUMONT — West Tabernacle Church held its' annual toy giveaway. Children were able to pick out toys or games. Teenagers were given a chance to pick out an item of clothing and a book. Many of the books and games are “STEM” (science, technology, engineering, and math) related....
XFL's DC Defenders football player arrested after leading Beaumont Police on chase Thursday
BEAUMONT, Texas — A 24-year-old Louisiana man and XFL football player was arrested by Beaumont Police Thursday after leading officers on a chase. Anthony “Pooka” Williams Jr., 24, of Luling, Louisiana, was arrested on charges of evading police in a motor vehicle and on foot, criminal trespass and unlawfully carrying a gun according to a news release from police.
Pickleball 2nd Annual Tournament benefits 'Toys for Tots' fundraiser
BEAUMONT, Texas — Nearly 200 Southeast Texas Pickleball players have been competing in a tournament over the weekend and it's all for a good cause. Golden Triangle Roofing Specialist and The Southeast Texas Pickleball Club teamed up for their 2nd annual tournament that benefits "Toys for Tots," at the Beaumont Tennis Center located at 6475 College Street in Beaumont.
Texas High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Live Streams in Hardin County Today - December 9
High school basketball is on the schedule today in Hardin County, Texas, and information on these matchups is available here, if you're looking for how to watch them. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!. Game...
Gatesville falls to Silsbee in area playoffs, Hornets honored on all-district teams
The most successful season in over a decade came to a close on Nov. 17 when Gatesville dropped a 35-10 decision to the Silsbee Tigers in the area round of the Class 4A Division II playoffs. The Hornets finish their season 7-5 and captured the program’s first bi-district championship since...
Beaumont man confesses to strangling a transient man
Road rage shooting victim now out of the hospital and recovering at home
HARDIN COUNTY — KFDM News has learned a road rage shooting victim is now out of the hospital and recovering at home. 26-year-old Stephen Parr was shot in the neck Saturday afternoon on Highway 69 near Cooks Lake Road. He was driving to Beaumont for some Christmas shopping with...
Beaumont veterans get free public transportation
The idea can be traced back to September's Veterans for Veterans Stand Down event.
Caliche to construct world’s largest helium salt storage cavern in SETX
Caliche Development Partners II (Caliche) recently announced plans to construct the world’s largest helium salt storage cavern at Golden Triangle Storage (GTS) in Beaumont. The project will create the second helium cavern in North America, following Caliche’s development and operation of the first such cavern at Coastal Caverns.
Homeowner comes face to face with pursuit suspect in his garage
Beaumont — Beaumont police are releasing details of a chase that ended in the capture of a suspect inside the home of a 99-year-old man. The suspect has been identified as 24 year old Anthony 'Pooka' Williams, Jr. of Luling, Louisiana. Williams is charged with evading in a motor...