Orange County officials announced pavilions No. 1, 2 and 3 at Claiborne Park are closed to the public effective immediately. 

"After receiving structural reports in preparing documents to present to FEMA, it has been determined that there is significant structural deficiencies found and that all three large pavilions be demolished and rebuilt," reads information from the county. "Orange County will be moving forward to rebuild the facilities as soon as possible."

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The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) reported to a multiple vehicle accident Jan. 14 at 6:45 a.m.which claimed the life of a 2-year-old boy.

According to information from the DPS, a vehicle driven by Terea McEachern, 60, of Beaumont, collided with the back of a 2008 International dump truck that had come to a stop on Highway 124 near Smith Road.

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The Federal Bureau of Prisons is searching for 40-year-old Covarrubia-Mendiola after he was found missing from the satellite prison camp in Beaumont around 10:50 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 12. Covarrubia-Mendiola's escape came the same day as three other inmates escaped from the federal prison.

According to information from the Department of Justice, around 6:10 p.m. on Jan. 12, three inmates were discovered missing from the satellite prison camp. The three were apprehended shortly after and returned to the Federal Correctional Complex. 

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A pedestrian was pronounced deceased the night of Saturday, Jan. 12, after being hit by a vehicle while crossing College Street. 

According to a statement from Beaumont Police Department, the preliminary investigation revealed that a pedestrian was attempting to cross College Street when they were struck. The victim was pronounced deceased shortly after arriving at St. Elizabeth Hospital with critical injuries. 

The driver of the vehicle is cooperating with the investigation that is still on going.

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Two Louisiana residents where arrested on Saturday, Jan. 12, after an attempted traffic stop lead to a car chase spanning three counties. 

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