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Chase Martin Floyd


Chase Martin Floyd, a 22-year-old Port Neches man, was taken into custody Friday, June 22, as a suspect in a robbery of the CVS Pharmacy on College St., which occurred two days prior.

Kevin Andrew Kamper

Kevin Andrew Kamper, 29, was found guilty of two enhanced first-degree felonies of aggravated sexual assault of a child, Jefferson County Criminal District Attorney Bob Wortham said Friday, June 22, with the now-convicted child predator receiving a jury-instructed sentence in Judge Raquel West’s 252nd District Court totaling 50 years in prison with no parole. 


A 56-year-old Houston man has pleaded guilty to federal drug trafficking violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney Joseph D. Brown June 22.

Eugenio Cerda pleaded guilty to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine and conspiracy to money launder on June 21 before U.S. Magistrate Judge Keith Giblin.


Two teens are in police custody for after allegedly being caught "carhopping" in the early morning hours of June 22, reports Officer Carol Riley of the Beaumont Police Department. 

Bishop Curtis Guillory

Bishop Curtis Guillory of the Beaumont Diocese released a statement Thursday, June 21. The statement reads:

“My Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

“An estimated 2,600 children have now been separated from their parents at the Texas/Mexico border. I am encouraged that the President has signed an executive order to end this practice that had been part of the Administration’s zero tolerance policy.