The News

photo by Brandi Haskett

Firefighters arrived within minutes after a 911 call alerted them to a house fire at 1310 Galway Sunday, March 30, in Beaumont’s west end. 

Shortly after 3:40 p.m., Beaumont Fire Rescue units responded to find heavy flames engulfing the attic of the home and thick smoke billowing throughout the neighborhood.

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A Louisiana man is dead after the riding lawnmower he was driving was struck by a pickup truck on the service road of Highway 69 North in Beaumont.

Saturday, March 29, at about 8:12 p.m., Beaumont police responded to a report of a major crash on the northbound service road of the 8300 block of Eastex Freeway. 

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A juvenile victim is giving police sketchy details following a Saturday, March 29 shooting in Beaumont.

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Jefferson County Sheriff Mitch Woods has arrested 16 Jefferson County parents who violated court orders requiring them to pay child support. This week’s sweep, which began Tuesday and ended yesterday, was conducted in conjunction with the Office of the Attorney General’s Child Support Division. The effort focused on parents subject to arrest warrants because of their failure to pay child support.

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photo by Kevin King

If you are planning on parking in a handicap space for a few minutes while you run in and grab a pack of smokes or a fountain drink at your local convenient store, watch out!

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