City of Beaumont COVID-19 report for May 24. 
Beaumont adds 3 new COVID-19 cases May 22 with 135 tests pending. 
A 46-year-old Port Arthur man has been indicted for federal violations regarding a murder-for-hire plot, announced U.S. Attorney Joseph D. Brown. Santos Orellana-Hernandez was indicted by a federal grand jury on May 20, and charged with the use of interstate commerce facilities in the commission…
Greeting cards have become outdated. According to Rice University graduate Alex Kurkowski, they are templated without any real personalization or meaning. “Messages are usually generic, lame and flat-out cheesy,” said Kurkowski. “They provide zero additional benefits. Sure, maybe you put one up on…
Gov. Greg Abbott issued Executive Order No. GA-24 on Thursday afternoon that terminates the restrictions of air travel as part of the safe, strategic plan to Open Texas in response to COVID-19. No longer will those traveling from California, New York, Connecticut, New Jersey, Washington, Atlanta,…
The Orange County Jail is reopening for visitors reports Sheriff Keith Merritt.  Beginning May 26, prisoners will again be allowed visitation as the facility relaxes restrictions related to COVID-19. Due to limited space available and in order to maintain 6 feet of social distancing, only one…
Update: Located.  Beaumont police are asking for help to locate a missing 8-year-old child.  Prestyn Anthony Montano, a Hispanic male, was last seen in the 5200 block of Park View around 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 19. He was wearing a black t-shirt with “23” on it, jeans and no shoes.  Prestyn…
By Patrick Svitek (May 18, 2020) Gov. Greg Abbott on Monday announced his next wave of reopenings designed to restart the Texas economy during the coronavirus pandemic, saying child care facilities can reopen immediately, bars can open Friday with limited capacity and sporting events can return…
PAPD officers were investigating a loud noise disturbance in the 5100 block of 7th Street around 11 p.m. May 15, according to a news release, when a pickup truck struck a patrol car and one of the officers on scene. The Texas Dept. of Public Safety was summoned to the scene to investigate the…
Thursday, May 14, Beaumont police officers responded to a victim of a shooting at 4490 Magnolia, D&D Drive In sometime around 10:22 p.m. A male victim was located inside the business with a gunshot wound. EMS transported this victim to St. Elizabeth Hospital and he was listed in stable…