The News

May 30 at about 11:40 a.m., Beaumont police responded to a residence in the 4400 block of Ector Avenue in reference to a burglary in progress, in which the caller stated the suspect had a gun, Officer Haley Morrow said in a release.

As officers arrived, the suspect attempted to exit the house but retreated back inside. Additional police units established a perimeter around the residence. Several attempts to contact the suspect inside were made; however, they were unsuccessful.

shadow

Detective Robert Ener, a 29-year veteran of the Beaumont Police Department who had been battling cancer, passed away over the weekend on May 28 at age 59, reports the department. 

In a statement, BPD remembered the long-time officer and brother in blue, and thanked the community for reaching out to help with medical expenses during a benefit held for Ener earlier this year. 

shadow

On May 28 at about 12:30 p.m., the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) responded to a one vehicle rollover crash on I-10 near FM 365 in Jefferson County, Sgt. Stephanie Davis said in a release.

shadow

All three high school campuses of the Beaumont Independent School District will host graduation ceremonies at the Lamar University Montagne Center, 4400 MLK Parkway in Beaumont, on Saturday, June 3. For those who cannot be there in person, the district will also host all three ceremonies live online for remote viewing at https://livestream.com/BISDTV.

BISD reports that West Brook High School will graduate at 9 a.m., Central Medical Magnet High School will graduate at 1 p.m., and Ozen Magnet High School will graduate at 5 p.m.

shadow

Texas WIC is stepping up its efforts to ensure children get a healthy meal during summer and beyond.

shadow