The News

Raquel West (center) and family

It was a late night Tuesday, March 4, for candidates running for county offices after ballots in the Republican and Democratic primaries in Jefferson County had to be recounted, keeping many local politicians up past midnight while voting totals rolled in.

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“We can’t unscramble the eggs, but we can move forward as a community if we have enough forward-thinking people across racial and denominational backgrounds to come together,” the Rev.

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Beaumont firefighters battled a contained blaze that resulted from a cooking mishap at an apartment in Beaumont on March 3.

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The Best Price Motel and Suites located at 2610 Interstate 10 in Orange was hit twice in one week by counterfeiters trying to pass fake twenty-dollar bills, according to reports from the Orange Police Department.

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The Port Arthur Police Department SWAT team responded to a call regarding a mental patient with a firearm on March 3 at about 10:21 p.m. in the 3700 block of Woodland Avenue, according to a news release from PAPD.

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