Beaumont confirmed 59 new COVID-19 cases and zero deaths March 1, according to data from the city's Public Health Department. According to data from the Department of State Health Services (DSHS), Jefferson County has confirmed 18,159 cases and 343 deaths as of March 1. Hardin County had confirmed…
Feb. 25 and 26, deputies with the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office conducted a joint human trafficking operation aimed at identifying and assisting victims of human trafficking, according to a news release, as well as holding those that traffic and exploit them accountable.   As a result of the…
Beaumont police investigators filed tampering with evidence charges against a local 35-year-old man in relation to the disappearance and death of a pregnant 33-year-old Beaumonter, according to BPD. Beaumont police investigators filed tampering with evidence charges and had a warrant issued for…
The Port Arthur Police Department's Narcotics and Gun Unit conducted an investigation on a drug trafficking organization within the city that resulted in the arrests of five traffickers. PAPD, with assistance from the Drug Enforcement Administration, discovered that the drug traffickers had…
Beaumont confirmed 19 new COVID-19 cases and zero deaths Feb. 25, according to data from the city's Public Health Department. According to data from the Department of State Health Services (DSHS), Jefferson County has confirmed 18,072 cases and 340 deaths as of Feb. 25. Hardin County had confirmed…
The Beaumont Police Department laid to rest a 92-year-old retired detective Feb. 25. "With heavy hearts the Beaumont Police Department said goodbye to Detective Sergeant Raymond Joe Beyer today," wrote BPD.  Beyer retired from the Beaumont Police Department in 1989 after 32 years of service. He…
About a month after a vicious assault at a Beaumont eatery, police are looking for a couple that assaulted a 64-year-old man in a Whataburger drive-thru on Sunday, Jan. 17, at approximately 1 a.m.  According to Beaumont police, the assault began in the Whataburger drive-thru at 140 S. Dowlen. The…
Beaumont confirmed 15 new COVID-19 cases and two deaths Feb. 23, according to data from the city's Public Health Department. According to data from the Department of State Health Services (DSHS), Jefferson County has confirmed 17,887 cases and 337 deaths as of Feb. 23. Hardin County had confirmed…
Beaumont confirmed 133 new COVID-19 cases and eight deaths between Feb. 13 and 22, according to data from the city's Public Health Department. According to data from the Department of State Health Services (DSHS), Jefferson County has confirmed 17,862 cases and 335 deaths as of Feb. 22. Hardin…
Beaumont lifted its boil water notice Sunday night, according to a news release.    From the release: On February 16, 2021, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) required the City of Beaumont, PWS ID # 123001, to issue a Boil Water Notice to inform customers that due to conditions…