The News

Mauriceville Elementary

A fire alarm at Mauriceville Elementary alarmed some local parents and other citizens after confusing information was circulated via social media, Little Cypress-Mauriceville CISD reports.

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Fire in Beaumont

Beaumont firefighters battled an early morning structure fire in the 1600 block of Corley Street at about 5:30 a.m. on Dec. 16, reports Beaumont Fire and Rescue.

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Suspects, victim's truck, current suspected vehicle

Two suspects believed by sheriff's investigators to be responsible for the murder of 85-year-old Herbert Deaton of Jasper County are still at large and on the run but are no longer using the victim's truck, which was recovered in Abilene, the Jasper County Sheriff's Office reports.

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Members of the Beaumont City Council voted unanimously Tuesday, Dec. 16, to appoint William "Bill" Sam to fill the unexpired term of Ward 4 Councilman Jamie Smith, who recently won a bid to serve as Jefferson County District Clerk starting in January 2015.

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A Port Arthur man is dead following a fatal accident between a motorcycle and an SUV that occurred Dec. 12 in the 3700 block of Memorial Boulevard in Port Arthur.

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