The News

Rita struck in the dead of night Sept. 24, 2005, shrouded in darkness that would perpetuate in Southeast Texas for what felt like an eternity when hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses went lights-out.

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BPD has scheduled its annual Trunk or Treat for Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015, at the Beaumont Civic Center, 701 Main Street, Beaumont, from 3-5 p.m.

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Robert Charles Broussard

Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015 at 10:38 a.m., police officers responded to a disturbance at Candyland Auto Sales, 1163 S. 11th St. in Beaumont. The caller told dispatchers that Robert Charles Broussard was in the office throwing things and behaving irrationally.

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At approximately 10:40 a.m. on Thursday, September 24, 2015, the Texas Department of Public Safety received a report of a helicopter crash in Tyler County. The helicopter went down in a field on County Line Road in Tyler County, just off of Highway 190 and approximately 12 miles west of Woodville, Texas.

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The annual Texas Adopt-A-Beach Cleanup is scheduled for this Saturday, September 26, 2015 at McFadden Beach, from 9 a.m. to noon. The program, which relies heavily on volunteers, is dedicated to preserving and protecting Texas beaches.

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