The News

Since the April 11 death of Anthony Wilson in west end Beaumont, the Beaumont Police Department has worked tirelessly to investigate and locate alleged suspects of the crime with overwhelming assistance from the community. The result of the investigation has led to the apprehension of four.

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The Beaumont Police Department repsonded to the 6800 block of Madrid on Thursday, April 11, at about 10:15 p.m. in reference to a shooting victim. Upon their arrival, they located 37-year-old Anthony Wilson, of Beaumont, laying near the roadway. Responding EMS pronounced Wilson dead at the scene. 

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Lutcher Theater commemorates the milestone of reaching 1 million patrons attending Lutcher events during the 39th Season with a "Thanks A Million" celebration at Finding Neverland on Friday, April 12, at 7:30 p.m.

In honor of the momentous triumph the Lutcher staff invites all Finding Neverland patrons to enjoy the festivities including pre-show lobby entertainment, special treats served at intermission, and the chance to win incredible prizes.

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The Beaumont Police Department is searching for information relating to an overnight shooting on Monday, April 8 at about 10:30 p.m.

Arriving officers were called in reference to several gunshots and immediately found 17-year-old Reginald Royce Coleman, of Beaumont. Coleman was on the ground near the Sterling Pruitt pool building. EMS on the scene advised Coleman had several gunshot wounds and was deceased at the scene.

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Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced April 9 that the Public Integrity Unit of his Criminal Investigations Division arrested former San Jacinto County Judge John Lovett Jr., of Shepherd, for impersonating a public servant, a third-degree felony. 

In February, the AG's office alleges, Lovett used his invalid judge's badge to bypass security at the Montgomery County Courthouse, where he appeared as a criminal defendant in a case. Lovett was indicted last year on charges of burglary, forgery and tampering with a governmental record.

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