A Round Rock man who reportedly fell asleep at the wheel was sent to the hospital this morning after he crashed with a Freightliner on Interstate 10.

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Josh Schaffer

Judge John Stevens of Criminal District Court in Jefferson County has appointed a special prosecutor to investigate an unusual incident that took place over two years ago.

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Troopers have identified the young woman who was killed in last night’s auto-pedestrian accident in rural Jefferson County.

19-year-old Maxine Comeaux of Fannett died at the hospital after she and her sister were struck by an intoxicated driver on a residential road about five miles east of Cheek.

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Jim Clay’s wife, Chris, performs the “pinning” of the new assistant chief.

At a ceremony at the Beaumont Police Department Training Facility on Wednesday, July 29, a packed room welcomed a new assistant chief, Jim Clay — although he’s been a familiar face around the department for decades.

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Kenneth Semien, president, Beaumont Area Council of the Blind, honors volunteers

Numerous local businesses and nonprofits, along with members of the community participated in the ADA Symposium & Resource Fair at Rogers Park on July 23 to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act and learn about local services offered to persons with disabilities.

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