Drivers heading to work in Port Arthur should expect road delays Monday morning, May 12 as the Port Arthur Police and Texas Department of Transportation will closing off several southbound lanes on Highway 69 to reconstruct an accident that occurred on May 2.

Several southbound lanes of Highway 69 will be closed starting at 9 a.m. and will be remain so for 2 to 3 hours. There will only be one lane open on Highway 69 South, so motorists heading into Port Arthur should expect delays.


Girls' Haven is holding its annual Benefit Golf Tournament Monday, May 12 at Beaumont Country Club.

The course will open up at 11 a.m. for practice and there will be a lunch held at the Country Club Grill at 11:30. There is a shotgun start for all of the teams at 1 p.m. Food and refreshments will be provided throughout the course. Play is expected to be completed by 5 p.m., with an awards ceremony to follow.

Last year, the Annual Benefit Golf Tournament raised $110,000 for Girls' Haven.


Pinehurst police arrested one man after a traffic stop led to the discovery of methamphetamine, officers report.


If you don't have tickets to see Bill Cosby on July 25 at the Lutcher Theater in Orange, you missed out. Tickets went on sale on Friday, May 2 and sold out in one day.



AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings downgrades Beaumont Independent School District, Texas' (the district) outstanding unlimited tax (ULT) bonds as follows:

--$398 million outstanding ULT bonds to 'BBB+' from 'A'.

The Rating Outlook is Negative.