The News

On March 23, just after 7:00 p.m., Beaumont Fire Rescue units responded to a structure fire in the 460 block of Jay Street, Capt. Brad Penisson reported. 

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In a statement released March 22, Jasper Police Department Chief Gerald Hall revealed an officer in his department has resigned amid allegations that she stole from the Jasper Police Association.

According to the statement, members of the Jasper Police Association told him March 7 that there were possible unauthorized charges on the accounts of the association that were made by an officer within the Jasper Police Department, namely Officer Wanda Brister.

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Traffic will be down to one lane on US 90 in Devers on March 22 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.. as crews shift traffic to new pavement, TxDOT spokesperson Sarah Dupre said in a release. Expect possible delays.

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Beaumont's First Baptist Church is having their ninth annual community Easter egg hunt on Saturday, April 15 in Rogers Park.

The hunt for 25,000 eggs begins at 11 a.m. sharp, according to the event announcement. Bring your own basket for egg gathering.

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To celebrate Shakespeare’s birthday, the Theodore Johns Library invites the community to “meet one of Shakespeare’s closest friends, John Heminges,” according to the event announcement.

Neil and Mary Early, who are from Beaumont, will be performing a historical reenactment at the Johns Library on April 18 at 6:30 p.m. as part of their storytelling team “Stories and More,” which performs puppet shows, music, and stories and characters from classic literature, history and the Bible.

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