After a three-day trial ending with approximately five hours of deliberation, on Friday, May 23, jurors found Curtis Allen Garrison guilty of capital murder in the Nov. 23, 2012 slayings of Aaron and Summer Conn of Vidor.
TxDOT announced that the $68 million dollar project to reconstruct Interstate 10 from West of Adams Bayou in Orange to West of the Sabine River is about to begin and warned drivers to be wary of workers along the roadway.
Texas State University System Chancellor Brian McCall has named Dr. Betty Reynard, vice president for academic affairs at Lamar Institute of Technology, sole finalist in the Lamar State College-Port Arthur presidential search. Dr. Reynard was selected following an internal search that began last year.
At approximately 9:23 p.m. Thursday, May 22, 2014, deputies from the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Detective Division were conducting a follow-up investigation at the Stone Hurst Apartments at 1650 E. Lucas in Beaumont. The deputies were investigating a recent home invasion robbery that took place in Nome, Texas.
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