The News

When an automatic pay raise provision was somehow inserted into new BISD superintendent Timothy Chargois’ employment contract in May 2012, it came as a shock to at least two sitting Beaumont Independent School District Board of Trustees members.

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A woman claiming to be someone else was arrested for marijuana possession and failure to identify after police say they caught her behind a Vidor business collecting copper wire.

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A report of a reckless driver in Vidor led police to the arrest of a man they believe to be responsible for damaging a pole at a railroad crossing there.

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LaCarlos Landry

One man is in custody after police say he led them on a high-speed chase through Beaumont’s North End. 

According to a BPD press release, on Saturday, Nov. 23 at about 11 p.m., patrol officers near Concord and Carlisle tried to stop a vehicle they labeled as ‘suspicious.’ 

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Lajohn Wilson

A Port Arthur man was sentenced to half a lifetime in prison for a brazen daytime burglary some three months after he pleaded guilty to two other robberies. 

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