13-year-old arrested after running away from stolen car, BPD says
BEAUMONT, Texas — A Beaumont Police officer arrested a 13-year-old boy after the teen ran away from a stolen car on May 28, according to a press release from the Beaumont Police Department. The officer spotted a stolen red Mustang while patrolling around 105 and Major DR at 3:58...
Nationwide medicine shortage impacting pets, livestock in Southeast Texas
NOME, Texas — A nationwide medicine shortage impacted a supply in children's cold medicine back in December and now it's affecting animals. Dr. Rusty Hall with Riceland Veterinary Clinic in Nome has been treating animals both big and small for more than 40 years. But since the COVID-19 pandemic,...
Guns and drugs found during Beaumont traffic stop, three suspects arrested
BEAUMONT, Texas — Narcotics officers with the Beaumont Police Department have arrested three men, after finding guns and suspected marijuana in the vehicle, according to a press release. BPD tells 12News that officers stopped a vehicle on May 25, at the intersection of Lucas and Concord after seeing multiple...
JEFFERSON COUNTY PURCHASING DEPARTMENT REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL Jefferson County Entertainment Complex Naming Rights
DUE DATE/TIME: 11:00 AM CT, Wednesday, May 31, 2023. Jefferson County seeks a Contractor to purchase naming rights of the Jefferson County Entertainment Complex formerly known as “Ford Park Entertainment Complex” located at 5115 IH-10 S, Beaumont, TX 77705 for a term of 10 years. Jefferson County Entertainment Complex is multipurpose facility (sitting on 221 acres) that is owned by Jefferson County and currently under the management of Oakview Management. There is approximately four (4) years remaining on the management contract. Naming rights are particularly valuable because of its effectiveness in introducing new products, helping new or established products contend with competitive brands, and increasing corporate brand awareness. However, the real value lies in the borrowed imagery of a property and the unique media exposure a brand receives through the naming rights agreement. Media exposure includes television, radio, print and online coverage at no additional cost to the company. Naming rights to the Jefferson County Entertainment Complex will generate millions of impressions annually through exterior, onsite, paid and earned media.
Lamar's Yasmin Austridge becomes most decorated track athlete in program history
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - In a season of record breakers, first place finishes, and conference titles, Yasmin Austridge has etched her place as one of the most decorated athletes to ever step foot in Lamar University’s track and field program. Looking to continue her historic season, the London, England resident arrived to the 3000m steeplechase at the NCAA DI Track & Field West Regionals.
Thailand's Ou Olankitkunchai wins Babe Zaharias Open
BEAUMONT, Texas — The Beaumont Emergency Hospital Babe Zaharias open wrapped up Friday afternoon at the Beaumont Country Club. Ou Olankitkunchai out of Thailand ran away with the title, finishing with a four round total of 21 under par. That was six strokes better than Canada's Mary Parsons. It's...
Mid Jefferson Extended Care in Nederland closes doors
NEDERLAND — Mid Jefferson Extended Care Hospital in Nederland has closed its doors and laid off 48 employees. Officials said there are plans to keep the Beaumont campus open. An official with the hospital said they closed their doors Tuesday and patients were transferred to the Beaumont location at 860 S. 8th St. The closure of the Nederland […] The post Mid Jefferson Extended Care in Nederland closes doors appeared first on Port Arthur News.
The Morning Show visits The Yogurt Bar TX
A new self-serve frozen yogurt spot with plenty of tasty toppings located at 6025 Phelan Blvd in Beaumont, The Yogurt Bar also has options for the health-conscious and those with a sweet tooth. KFDM's Tan Radford reports live on The Morning Show.
Suspect arrested on charges linked to shooting that injured two outside housing complex
Beaumont — Beaumont police have arrested a suspect on charges linked to a shooting that injured two people outside of a housing complex. Officers were patrolling in the 4000 block of Brandon shortly before 6 p.m. Friday when they saw Ricki Slone, 20, of Beaumont, wanted on two outstanding warrants for Aggravated Robbery, $500,000 bond, and Deadly Conduct, $250,000 bond. Police expect to make additional arrests.
Chambers County “Cleaning House” Part 2
What is a simple definition for insubordination?” Insubordination in the workplace refers to an employee’s intentional refusal to obey an employer’s lawful and reasonable orders. Such a refusal would undermine a supervisor’s level of respect and ability to manage and, therefore, is often a reason for disciplinary action, up to and including termination.”
Widow accused of killing her 5th husband tells ABC13 she thinks the DA is trying to provoke her
ABC13 spoke to the widow inside the jail after the court hearing. The suspect told us she believes the district attorney is trying to provoke her to behave like someone she's not.
Violence continues in Beaumont – two shot and one beaten
Violence continues to spiral out of control in Beaumont. On Monday afternoon, two people were shot and one was beaten in two separate incidents. Police say the shooting occurred on Helbig Road in the north end of that city where several people were shooting at each other. Two sustained non-life threatening gunshot wounds and are hospitalized.
Suspect of Game X Change robbery arrested, charged
BEAUMONT, Texas — Beaumont Police Department detectives have arrested one of the suspects accused of robbing a Beaumont business in April. 20-year-old Beaumont man Daniel Leatherwood was arrested on May 25 on an unrelated charge. He was later taken into custody for the robbery after speaking with detectives, according to a BPD press release.
LIST: Memorial Day weekend events in Southeast Texas
BEAUMONT, Texas — Memorial Day, observed the last Monday in May each year, is a holiday that pays tribute to American military members who have died in service to the U.S. The first observance of Decoration Day honored soldiers who died in the Civil War, the deadliest war in American history. The U.S. Army Airborne and Special Operations Museum says General John Logan, leader of an organization for Northern Civil War veterans, called for a nationwide day of remembrance. He chose May 30 because it wasn’t the anniversary of any Civil War battle.
Nederland Police Department arrests and responses: May 15-21
Nederland Police Department officers made the following arrests from May 15 to May 21: Gregory Provost, 50, manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance, warrant other agency Russell Allday, 31, warrant other agency Ashley Harris, 34, assault causes bodily injury-family violence Jeremy Niedenthal, 50, evading arrest with a motor vehicle Raul Garcia, 35, Nederland warrants David Greer, […] The post Nederland Police Department arrests and responses: May 15-21 appeared first on Port Arthur News.
Police release pictures of Nederland gunman during armed robbery
NEDERLAND — On Thursday afternoon, authorities released three surveillance photographs to the public of an armed gunman in hopes of generating a tip that leads to an arrest. Police in Nederland are searching for a man who robbed a business at gunpoint in the mid-afternoon hours on Wednesday. Nederland Police Chief Gary Porter said authorities […] The post Police release pictures of Nederland gunman during armed robbery appeared first on Port Arthur News.
Two Black fallen soldiers receiving headstones in Evergreen Cemetery
BEAUMONT, Texas — On Saturday, May 27, two fallen Buffalo Soldiers will be honored with their own headstones. For more than 20 years, a Beaumont woman has been working to preserve a piece of black history after she found a deteriorating cemetery that was abandoned in the 1960s. Sandra...
Funeral arrangements set for beloved motorcycle driver killed in crash
Hardin County — Brent Bohler, 55, of Beaumont, helped with a fundraising event Friday night, May 19, for the Boots Laced Up Foundation, working to raise money for men and women in active duty, veterans and first responders. He died early in the morning on Saturday, May 20, when...
Jefferson County Drainage District 7 tests FM-365 flood gate Tuesday ahead of hurricane season
PORT ARTHUR, Texas — Once a year, all 26 flood gates in Port Arthur are tested as hurricane season approaches. On Tuesday, Jefferson County Drainage District 7 (DD7) tested the FM-365 gate to make sure it's secured properly. The purpose of the FM-365 gate is to stop storm surge...
Eyewitnesses key in leading to arrest of 27-year-old man in connection with fatal shooting at Babe Zaharias Park
BEAUMONT, Texas — Witnesses are credited with helping lead Beaumont Police to arrest a 27-year-old Beaumont man in a fatal shooing nearly two weeks ago at a Beaumont Park. Detectives arrested Taji Malik Myers, 27, of Beaumont, five days after the shooting on Wednesday, May 17, 2023. They believe...
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