The News

Mitchell James Clay

A Beaumont man has undergone at least one surgery and is recovering after he was wounded in a gunfight with Beaumont police Saturday night, Aug. 24. 

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According to the Texas Department of Transportation, FM 105 between the limits of FM1135 and FM1442 will be reduced from two lanes to one lane of traffic with flaggers at each end. The traffic closure is from Friday, Aug. 23 through Monday, Aug. 26, and then Tuesday, Aug. 27, from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. for road work.

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A 49-year-old Hull, Texas, woman has pleaded guilty to racketeering charges related to her association with a “white’s only” criminal enterprise that engaged in methamphetamine distribution and murder in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

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Beaumont has a new skate park, and skateboarders and wheeled daredevils of all ages are already putting the park to good use. 

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Jefferson County held a budget workshop Aug. 19 to discuss items to add to the county’s 2013-2014 proposed budget, which is scheduled to be adopted Sept. 23. 

Among the items discussed were new in-car video cameras for Jefferson County constables. 

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