Jefferson County deputies are currently searching the Taylor Bayou area for Donald Ray Goodman, 54. 

Goodman's truck was found abandoned on Highway 73 at the Taylor Bayou bridge. He last spoke to family the morning of Wednesday, Jan. 23 before leaving for work. Goodman never arrived to his place of employment.

Anyone who has seen Goodman since he went missing or knows his location is asked to call JCSO at (409) 835-8411.

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The Beaumont Police Department reported as of Wednesday, Jan. 23, the seventh suspect of eight involved in the Jan. 10 burglary of the AT&T store on Dowlen Road was in custody at the Jefferson County Correctional Facility.

According to information from BPD, 26-year-old Corey De'Vonte, of Houston, had been hiding in the Hardin County area where he had lost control of a getaway vehicle. He had been hiding for 13 days in a sheltered area, but had enough after being in the elements for nearly two weeks without food.

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(Left) Jacoby Lowe and (Right) Jared bias

Two Beaumont men were arrested the afternoon of Saturday, Jan. 19, after a traffic stop ended in the discovery of narcotics, fire arms and multiple warrants. 

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The city of Beaumont released a statement containing Beaumont Animal Care’s save rate percentage of 91 percent for the month of December. This high percentage allows Beaumont Animal Care to be considered a no-kill shelter. The save percentage of each animal category includes: Dogs being at 90 percent, Cats at 95 percent and wildlife at 81 percent, which was averaged out for a total of 91 percent. 

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Following two separate overnight robberies on Monday, Jan. 21 and Tuesday, Jan. 22, Exxpress Mart is offering a $10,000 reward for information relating to the crimes which resulted in one employee being injured.

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