The News

Former Beaumont Independent School District superintendent Carrol Thomas was at the Jefferson County Courthouse on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 4, but the out-of-towner wasn’t there to vote. Instead, Thomas bypassed the polling booths and headed straight to the elevators where he went to the third floor grand jury room.

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Keleshia Smith

Port Arthur police arrested a 22-year-old Port Arthur resident after receiving a report of "shots fired" in the 200 block of Gulfway Drive on Nov. 2.

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Detectives are investigating a stabbing, occurring Sunday Nov. 2, that sent a 33-year-old Beaumont man to the hospital.

At about 8:53 p.m., Beaumont Police responded to a family disturbance at a house in the 1300 block of Liveoak.  Upon arrival, officers found the victim suffering from a stab wound to the left side of his upper back.

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A single-car crash Sunday, Nov. 2 claimed the life of a 68-year-old Jefferson County resident.

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Detectives are attempting to sort through sketchy details in a shooting that left one man injured Halloween night.

At about 9:47 p.m., officers responded to the Baptist Hospital Emergency Room in reference to a victim of a shooting. Doctors were treating a 17-year-old Beaumont man for a gunshot wound to his upper left arm. Doctors expected to treat and release the man.

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