The News

Kayla Harris in 2012

More than 150 business and civic leaders from throughout the Beaumont area will be “arrested” and put “behind bars” for the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s Lock-Up fundraiser hosted by The Grill by Arfeen, Smith and Payne on Thursday, June 6.

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Near the intersection of Prince and Quinn streets in Beaumont’s North End

Police have found the body of Sammie Lee Hightower III, a 32-year-old Beaumont man who was reported missing by police, near the intersection of Prince and Quinn streets in Beaumont’s North End.

According to a Beaumont Police Department press release, police found Hightower at 11:26 a.m. Thursday, May 30, some 100 feet from his residence and are investigating the death as a homicide.

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The Texas Transportation Commission approved approximately $400,000 for improvements to the Orange County Airport at a May meeting.

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Early Wednesday morning, police in Orange arrested a man who was pleading with them to be taken to jail.

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A thief in Orange who targeted a church got away with two Dell Vostro 360 computers, Orange Police reported.

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