The News

On Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at about 3:00 a.m., Beaumont Police attempted to initiate a traffic stop on a white Dodge Charger in the area of Harrison Avenue and Forrest Street.

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The rebuilding of storm-battered sand dunes and the revitalization of essential marshes is currently underway at McFaddin Beach, and project leaders recently received a necessary grant extension so they can hold onto federal funds earmarked for the coastal restoration project.

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Following an argument and rebuffed attempts to gain entry to his mother’s home, Port Arthur police allege, 26-year-old Allen Lowe made good on threats to “burn his mother’s home.”

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Beaumont Police, Fire, and City Building officials surveyed the damage to the store front of the Company E store at 6025 Phelan Street after a driver crashed her car through the front glass, Beaumont Fire-Rescue Capt. Brad Penisson said in a release.

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Vidor voters resoundingly rejected a $73.5 million school bond proposed to build a new high school at a new location in the city.

Approximately 60 percent of voters said “no” to the proposition, while about 40 percent marked their ballots in favor of the measure on May 6. The measure would have caused an annual increase in property taxes, 40 cents for every $100 not provided for by homestead exemptions. VISD estimates the average annual increase would be about $180.  

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