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Detectives have identified three juvenile suspects in the July 5 attempted robbery of a postal worker that occurred in the 2100 block of Ives Street, the Beaumont Police Department said in a press release.

Detectives obtained felony warrants for all three suspects and have arrested all three. A 16-year-old, a 14-year-old and a 12-year-old, all female, were booked into the Jefferson County Juvenile Detention Facility for a charge of attempted robbery, a third degree felony.

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Lumberton

 

“If you build it, they will come” seems to be Lumberton’s motto as of late. In addition to new commercial and residential construction, there are a few notable multi-million dollar projects popping up in the city. 

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L.L. Melton

 

The L.L. Melton Family Life Center, formerly the L.L. Melton YMCA, is one step closer to a complete retrofit that would keep the center open after City Council members approved a lease agreement with benefactor Dr. Donna Farrell on Tuesday, July 9. 

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Juan Zabala

Lamar University has named Juan Zabala executive director of the Lamar University Foundation, officials announced.

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Tom Harken

UPDATE: Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Friday, July 19, at Wesley United Methodist Church on Major Drive in Beaumont, and internment at Forest Lawn Cemetery, with a reception to follow at the Beaumont Country Club on Pine Street in Beaumont.

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An illegal Guatemalan immigrant is in custody on charges of murder in the slaying of a Beaumont man.

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Texas A&M to auction exclusive license plate

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Sheriff Woods (left) and Deputy Gilder

Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Larry Gilder was given the 2013 East Texas Peace Officer Association’s (ETPOA) “Outstanding Peace Officer of the Year Award” at the 62nd Annual ETPOA Training Convention Awards Banquet on Tuesday, June 25, at the John D.

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