By 8 .a.m., reports from League City amid the approach of Tropical Storm Beta shows storm surge flooding some of the community's low-lying areas. Heritage Park, the Boat Ramp and the Nature Center were closed for safety. Areas taking on water noted early Monday morning include Heritage Park, 7th…
Late on Sept. 18, Beaumont ISD received confirmation that a staff member who was on location at Charlton-Pollard Elementary School tested positive for COVID-19, according to a news release.  The individual was last present at the facility Sept. 16, and the building was disinfected and cleaned in…
Tropical Storm Beta is predicted to impact the Beaumont area with heavy rains and potential flooding. Out of an abundance of caution for all students and staff, BISD will close all campuses and district buildings on Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 21-22, according to a news release. BISD is postponing…
From the National Hurricane Center • Sunday, Sept. 20, 4 p.m. After a short-lived intense burst of deep convection a couple of hours ago, which helped to spin up a mid-level eye feature in radar imagery, Beta's convection has waned somewhat and the eye feature has become less distinct. There is…
From the National Hurricane Center at 4 p.m., Friday, Sept. 18: Satellite imagery indicates that the circulation of Tropical Depression 22 has become better defined and is now upgraded to Tropical Storm Beta. Although the system is now a tropical storm, satellite imagery shows that the convective…
The inaugural Babe Zaharias Open was won by former Lamar University standout Julie Aime as a field of 66 competed for a share of $33,000 at the Beaumont Country Club. Aime, Kendra Dalton and Maddie McCrary came into the final round all tied for the lead at 6-under. McCrary would get out to an…
The JCSO Narcotics Task Force began investigating public complaints about Smokees Vape Shop on College Street in Beaumont after receiving reports that medicated CBD oil products were making people sick and causing extreme intoxication to the users. Most legitimate CBD oils can be sold legally and…
Just before 2:30 p.m. Sept. 18, Beaumont police were called to the intersection of MLK Parkway and Laurel Street in reference to a man in the street. The man was seen swinging erratically at passing cars on the major thoroughfare, according to a passerby. BPD officers arrived shortly thereafter,…