The News

Keith Urban, the world famous country star currently celebrating his 22nd No. 1 song, will be taking the stage at the 37th annual Christus Gala on Saturday, April 22.

Keith Urban is a four-time Grammy Award Winner, 10-time Country Music Association Award Winner, and 11-time Academy of Country Music Awards Winner. His current No. 1 song “Blue Ain’t Your Color” received two Grammy nominations, in addition to Album of the Year for Ripcord, his fifth consecutive platinum or multi-platinum album.

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Attorney Myles Lenz & retired Beaumont firefighter Charles Ray Paul Sr.

A retired Beaumont firefighter who paid a local contractor to remodel a rental home more than three years ago is still fighting to recover more than $14,000 of that money for work he says went undone.

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Lamar University culinary students with Roger Kaplan

The Sabine Area Restaurant Association (SARA) will host a dinner on the eighth floor of the John Gray Library at Lamar University on Tuesday, Jan. 17, beginning with a cocktail reception at 6:30 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m. and a special presentation by Texas Restaurant Association (TRA) Education Foundation Chairman Roger Kaplan. 

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Allison Nathan Getz, Jefferson County Tax Assessor-Collector, reminds citizens of Jefferson County that 2016 property tax payments must be paid by Tuesday, Jan. 31 to avoid penalty and interest charges. 

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Police in Beaumont arrested a 20-year-old Port Arthur man for murder in relation to a shooting incident that left one man dead and another shot in the face on Jan. 17, the Beaumont Police Department reports.

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