The News

Police units were at the Federal Courthouse in Beaumont on April 10 investigating a report of a "suspicious package," according to officers at the scene at about 2:30 p.m.

One officer said all seems well as investigators wrap up the investigation. Pearl Street was blocked at Calder, and other side streets surrounding the courthouse were blocked off as a safety precaution. 

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The City of Beaumont's Recreation Division will be hosting Movies in the Park on Saturday, April 22 in Magnolia Park, located at 2930 Gulf Street.

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Exactly one week ago, Assistant Chief Deputy Clinton Greenwood was senselessly gunned down as he arrived at work at the Court Annex located at 701 West Baker here in Baytown, the Baytown Police Department said in a release April 10.

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On March 23, the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office received a complaint regarding a local high school teacher, Raymond P. Johnson, 31, Lake Charles, inappropriately touching one of his students on numerous occasions in May 2015 when the boy was 15 years old. The victim advised detectives that the inappropriate contact occurred when they were alone in the classroom.

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Charles Lee Fontenot

April 4, the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office received a complaint regarding Charles Lee Fontenot, 34, DeQuincy, having sexually assaulted a 12 year old female family member, according to a release.

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