The News

Mary Claire Benning, Janie Steinhagen, Mary Jane Benning

The Neches River Festival (NRF) has remained one of the most illustri­ous events in Beaumont since its incep­tion in the late 1940s.

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Dennis Ross Pierce (left) and Holly Rachel Williams

Two separate incidents in Orange resulted in two arrests for amphetamine possession, one involving illegal prescription pills and the other involving cocaine and crystal meth.

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Orange Police say they have identified a possible suspect in an armed robbery of an Orange residence that took place on April 13 at about 1:46 a.m. in the 3000 block of Byley Boulevard in Orange, a man who was arrested just minutes after police dispatch received the call reporting the robbery.

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Jamaal Bush (left) and Lenora Denise Reese-McNair (right)

A Beaumont woman charged with financially exploiting her long-time boyfriend while he was in a coma has plead to a lesser theft charge.

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Paul Lawrence Curtis (left) and Leonard George Curtis

Two arrests resulted from an incident in which an allegedly intoxicated driver with minor passengers in the vehicle struggled with police attempting to determine the man’s sobriety.

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