The News

A man allegedly denied employment at Flying J's in Orange called into the business July 30, reportedly threatening to set the building on fire and to plant a bomb at the convenience store.

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Troopers have identified the young woman who was killed in last night’s auto-pedestrian accident in rural Jefferson County.

19-year-old Maxine Comeaux of Fannett died at the hospital after she and her sister were struck by an intoxicated driver on a residential road about five miles east of Cheek.

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Jasper County Sheriff Mitchel Newman is requesting the public’s assistance in locating 38-year-old Jonathan Daniel Smith.

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Jacob Jermaine Alpough

Police in Port Arthur, with the help of a "bat-wielding citizen," have arrested a 33-year-old resident there after receiving a report of a burglary in progress at an apartment complex.

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Jim Clay’s wife, Chris, performs the “pinning” of the new assistant chief.

At a ceremony at the Beaumont Police Department Training Facility on Wednesday, July 29, a packed room welcomed a new assistant chief, Jim Clay — although he’s been a familiar face around the department for decades.

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