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Nearly $900,000 of forfeited funds have been paid toward financial losses suffered by the Beaumont Independent School District (BISD), announced U.S. Attorney John Malcolm Bales on Jan. 16.

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A.B. Bernard of BISD speaks with TASB executive search staffer Dr. Bob Smith.

The Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) Executive Search Services, employed by the Beaumont Independent School District Board of Managers to assist with the search for a new superintendent to replace current BISD Superintendent Vernon Butler, has spent hours listening to community stakeholder input as to what qualifications are needed in the new head o

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Brandon Daigle

A recent arrest in Vidor has once again raised concerns about heroin’s presence in Southeast Texas, and the U.S. Attorney says he worries the United States could see more of the dangerous drug coming across the Mexican border due to an increase in interest by cartels.

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Fire investigators suspect a wood burning stove may have been the ignition point for a blaze that caused extensive damage to a Beaumont home early this morning, reports Beaumont Fire-Rescue.

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Looking for that special Valentine Day’s treat this year? Advocates for Children Inc., “A CASA Program,” in Orange has just the ticket, literally, for a wonderful night out for your special someone or someones.

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Joe Domino

January is School Board Recognition Month and the Beaumont Independent School District is joining other districts across the state to thank local leaders for their dedication and willingness to serve as advocates for our children and public schools.

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Beaumont police are searching for suspects in an armed robbery of a Family Dollar in which six people were robbed and held at gunpoint, reports the Beaumont Police Department.

According to a news release from BPD, Wednesday, January 21, at 8:38 p.m. officers responded to the Family Dollar at 6010 Hwy. 105 in reference to a possible robbery.

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Traffic was backed up on US 69 northbound from Delaware past the Walden Road exit on I-10 on Tuesday, Jan. 20, after an auto-pedestrian accident occurred around 2:22 p.m. on 69 near Lucas.

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Detectives released surveillance video that showed the shooting taking place.

Beaumont Police Department detectives are still working to determine the circumstances and to locate the suspects in the shooting death of a 20-year-old at a convenience store Jan. 19.

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Richard Blanton

An alleged car thief was arrested after stealing a man's vehicle while the man was rendering aid to his son, who was having car trouble. The accused thief fled from police but soon discovered he could not outrun the long arm of the law. 

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