The Thanksgiving Weekend is one of the most highly traveled times on our public roadways in the State of Texas with increased traffic as families take to the roads to celebrate the holidays. This time period is also marked with increased traffic collisions. The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office is committed to making the roadways safe during this Holiday Season.
A former Port Arthur Independent School District board member was sentenced to prison Monday, Nov. 24, convicted of income tax violations, according to U.S. Attorney’s Office public information officer Davilyn Walston.
City offices, including Water Customer Service and all library branches, for the City of Beaumont will be closed on Thursday, November 27, Friday, November 28, and Saturday, November 29 in observance of Thanksgiving.
The recount requested by losing candidate, Republican Charlie Wiggins, is complete, and the original determination stands – Democratic candidate for Jefferson County district clerk Jamie Smith is still the winner.
When you spend your hard-earned money, take a second to think about those merchants offering their products and services right here in Southeast Texas. They are part of our community, your friends and neighbors, and deserve your support.
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