Kane Harris

Kane Harris was hired four years ago to take over the Hamshire-Fannett football program. Now after one of the best seasons in recent memory, Harris has quit.

Feb. 8, in a short letter of resignation, Harris stated, “We made great strides in the athletic program” and that he wishes nothing but the best for the school district.

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ExxonMobil Beaumont Refinery experienced an unplanned shutdown of one of its sulfur units Wednesday morning around 11 a.m., Feb. 10, and as a precautionary measure enacted a shelter-in-place order within the complex.

A similar move was made at nearby Jefferson County Courthouse, according to Greg Fountain, Emergency Management coordinator for Jefferson County.

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As the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) continues to report cases of Zika virus disease in the state — the number of cases was at 10 as of Tuesday, Feb.

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Soliz

Another city of Port Arthur supervisor was arrested on theft charges Feb. 10 as part of an ongoing Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office and Port Arthur Police Department investigation. 

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The Port Neches Police Department needs the public's help identifying three suspects using stolen debit card information.

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