The News

Rebecca Johnson McWhorter


A Kountze woman has pleaded guilty to stealing over $80,000 from a Beaumont restaurant where she worked as a server.

Rebecca Johnson McWhorter, 44, was indicted by a Jefferson County grand jury Aug. 29 for felony theft.

Margaret Hancock


   Margaret Hancock might be older than the massive pine tree that sits in her front yard, but not by much.