The News

Former Orange Police Department officer Taylor Saleme was arrested Tuesday afternoon, June 25, after being implicated in the theft of prescription drugs.

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To combat the ever-pressing problem of deteriorating city streets and public facilities, Beaumont City Council members approved a sizable cash infusion Tuesday, June 25 — some $43 million in borrowed money.

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The city of Beaumont could soon take measures to fight illegal gambling, including amusement redemption machines known as 8-liners, according to sources within the city government.

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A Hardin County man is behind bars after sexually molesting a young girl. 

Kyle Wayne Burris was indicted by a grand jury Jan. 31, 2013, and pleaded guilty Monday, June 24, to aggravated sexual assault of a child. He was sentenced to six months in jail, given 10 years probation and fined $1,000,

Apparently, Burris thought his plea deal would keep him out of prison, as he made an outburst in court after he was ordered handcuffed by Judge Layne Walker’s bailiff. 

“That wasn’t the deal here!” Burris pleaded. 

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