Several Little Cypress-Mauriceville administrators attended the “We’re Paying it Forward” luncheon, hosted by Education First Federal Credit Union. EFFCU’s “Pay it Forward” program raises funds through the loans they make. Anytime a customer takes out a loan, that person can name which campus he…
The Seafarers’ Center of Beaumont is hosting a St. Patrick’s Party on Saturday, March 14, from 6-11 p.m. The Irish-themed event will take place at O’Hearn’s Pub located inside the Clifton Steamboat Complex, 8727 Highway 124 in Beaumont. Proceeds from the fundraiser will benefit the center in their…
South East Texas ACTION Networking Group will host its inaugural meet-up at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 31, in Lamar University Communications Department room 103, 801 E Virginia St., Beaumont. “Lamar has opened its doors to the local film community so they can connect with each other and local film…
Beaumont Mayor Becky Ames received the 2020 National Award for Local Arts Leadership from the United States Conference of Mayors on Friday, Jan. 24 in Washington D.C. Americans for the Arts, in partnership with the United States Conference of Mayors, has presented the Local Arts Leadership Award…
Beaumont Planning and Community Development Director Chris Boone says Unity Fiber is currently installing fiber-optic cable along Delaware Street in Beaumont. Though the installation may be slowing down traffic for drivers now, information from Spectrum and other internet service providers…
A 35-year-old Port Arthur man was pronounced dead at a local hospital after suffering multiple gunshot wounds in the 4500 block of Sunken Court.  PAPD officers responded to the area in reference to a shooting, according to a news release, and found the victim, Jose Riojas, 35, unresponsive with…
Sunday, Jan. 19, two Nederland residents were arrested after a search warrant yielded approximately $19,000 worth of suspected meth, among other illegal narcotics and stolen property, according to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office. Detectives arrested Keri Collen Beck, 43, and her boyfriend,…
The Port Arthur Police Department responded to a call regarding a robbery at Fuel Depot on Gulfway Drive on Wednesday, Jan. 15, at about 11:45 p.m. Investigators obtained video of the incident that shows a man in black track pants with white vertical stripes, with a black jacket, white gloves, dark…
In the pre-dawn hours of Sunday, Jan. 19, Port Arthur police officers were called to the 5100 block of Highway 69 in reference to a major traffic accident where a vehicle struck a pedestrian. On arrival, officers found that a black female pedestrian had been struck by a vehicle. The pedestrian…