The News

Kent Lawrence Hughes

The Beaumont Police Department is asking for information in regards to the location of absconded sex offender Kent Lawrence Hughes.

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Seven dogs are confirmed dead in Mauriceville from some type of poisoning.

On January 23, 2013 the Orange County Sheriff’s Office received a call concerning a dog that had been possibly poisoned in the Greenwood Acres Subdivision in Mauriceville.

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In an Austin hearing this morning, a ruling by the State Executive Committee of the University Interscholastic League resulted in Ozen Panthers’ Football Coach Jeff Nelson being suspended for the first two games of the coming season and the entire Ozen football program placed on probation until January 2016.

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FEMA representatives visited Orange and Jefferson counties last week to discuss preliminary flood maps for the areas. Changes in risk levels designated by the new maps could raise or lower flood insurance rates for homeowners and business owners.

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Jefferson County commissioners approved a two-year contract with ConMed Healthcare Management Inc. for inmate health care services at the Jefferson County Correctional Facility at their meeting Jan. 22. The initial contract period is from Jan. 29, 2013, to Jan. 28, 2015, with an option to renew for three additional one-year terms.

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