Baby Faith Mason

Police in Port Arthur have arrested the parents of Baby Faith, a 10-week-old child who was severely injured and is still in critical condition at Texas Children's Hospital.

In a press release issued by PAPD spokesman Raymond Clark, police confirmed the two suspects in the case are Faith Mason's parents, Christine Johnson and Darrell Mason.

Xavier Rashad Lacy

The Hardin County Top Five Most Wanted for the week of Sept. 30 are as follows (name, age, charge, last known address): 

Xavier Rashad Lacy, 27, Burglary, 540 N. Ash, Kountze

Brittian Doyle Kerr, 29, Felony Criminal Mischief and Revocation of Probation on 2 counts of Forgery, 26406 HWY 105, Sour Lake

Joseph Dwayne Deal, 30, Possession of Controlled Substance 2 counts, 8000 Ronnie Ave., Beaumont


The outside west and eastbound lanes of the IH-10 frontage roads from 11th Street to 7th Street in Beaumont will be closed

Beaumont police badge

BPD is on the look out for at least two men posing as roofers who have scammed two Beaumont senior citizens. 

Robert Gehagan

Deputies with the Orange County Sheriff’s Office are searching for a fugitive wanted for two counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child. They are asking for the public’s help in locating 58-year-old Robert Gehagan.


Community leaders, Rotarians and families with children of all abilities gathered Tuesday, Sept. 24, at 600 Crockett St. in Beaumont at 5 p.m. for a Chamber of Commerce ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the grand opening of the Beaumont Rotary Centennial Playground. The playground was designed to enable children of all abilities to play safely together. 

John Mason Broadway

A Groves man has pleaded guilty to murdering his close friend in a drug-fueled rage.

Cody Hokett died from a shotgun wound to the chest suffered at John Mason Broadway's former residence at 3131 Cleveland St. in Groves.

Broadway, 27, was indicted by a Jefferson County grand jury Sept. 6, 2012, for first degree murder in Hokett's death.

Ivory Charles Pantallion III

A Beaumont man is in the custody of Louisiana police on charges of kidnapping and possibly human trafficking. 

Straitjacket will be one of many trucks featured in Monster Mayhem Motor Sport.

Jerry Nelson took one step toward making his life-long dream of producing a Wood-stock-style festival at Nutty Jerry’s a reality Tuesday, Sept. 24, by announcing the opening of an outdoor arena at his Winnie entertainment complex.