Beaumont officials are logistically prepared to vaccinate en masse as soon as an ample number of doses arrive. The big question officials can't get an answer to is when they can expect to receive any. “We’ve got a plan in place, and we can start doing them immediately,” said Mayor Becky Ames. “We…
The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the three subjects involved in an aggravated robbery.   These three subjects were involved in a robbery at the Exxpress Mart #4, located at 11755 Highway 105 in the Bevil Oaks of Beaumont on Tuesday, Jan. 12…
Beaumont confirmed 42 new COVID-19 cases Jan. 15, according to data from the city's Public Health Department, after confirming more than 500 cases last week. Physicians suggest residents purchase a pulse oximeter to monitor oxygen saturation. If that level drops below 92, immediate medical…
The Lamar University men’s basketball team’s game against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi on Saturday has been postponed due to a positive COVID-19 test result within the program. The positive result and subsequent contact tracing will also postpone the following contest Wednesday, Jan. 20 against UIW…
The U.S. Attorneys representing the four districts in Texas have announced their intent to prosecute any crimes committed at the state capitol or otherwise in violation of federal law ahead of upcoming presidential inauguration. “The First Amendment is a cherished right and bedrock principle of…
Vidor High School and surrounding elementary and middle school sites were briefly on lockdown Thursday, Jan. 14. According to an alert sent to parents, the lockdown was only for “a very brief period based on police approaching a citizen on Orange Street.” Police had been alerted to claims that a…
HOUSTON —  Following a vote by the Texas State University System Board of Regents Lamar University has accepted an invitation to the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) announced University President Dr. Kenneth Evans Thursday morning at a press conference at NRG Center in Houston. The original…
On the first day of opening the application period to be placed on the ballot for the May 1 election, only one applicant signed up for the four open seats on the Beaumont Independent School District (BISD) Board of Trustees. Up for vote in the local school board election are seats for…
The Port Arthur and Jefferson County health departments reported an additional 73 cases of COVID-19 infection for Port Arthur, Groves, Port Neches and Nederland residents for Jan. 13 alone. There were confirmations of 28 for Port Arthur, 14 for Groves, 22 for Nederland, and 9 for Port Neches.…
A Liberty County, Texas, man and woman have been charged with filing hundreds of fraudulent Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) applications with the Small Business Administration (SBA) under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act in the Eastern District of Texas, announced…

Getting ready for Christmas is different for the family of Reaud Charitable Foundation. Every year…