The News

Local musician and band member of The Kingdom Mafia, James Phelps, 29, was assaulted Saturday on Crockett Street in Beaumont, police said. A friend of Phelps took him to his father’s house that night, according to Beaumont Police Department Officer Carol Riley.  Phelps was taken to Christus St. Elizabeth’s Hospital the following morning and has remained in ICU for treatment of his injuries.

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The United Way held a campaign kickoff luncheon Thursday, Sept. 13, to begin this year’s fundraising efforts.  Those who attended the kickoff were treated to a big, rich gumbo from Big Rich Courville’s Catering’s.

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Nederland Police are asking for the community’s help in solving the Sept. 11, 2012, burglary of Hillcrest Elementary School.

During the early morning hours of Sept. 11, a burglar entered Hillcrest Elementary at 2611 Ave. H in Nederland. Once inside the building, the burglar entered several locked classrooms and removed a Nikon Coolpix camera, an undetermined amount of money and food items.

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After deliberating almost four hours, jurors found 18-year-old Labyron Jaffar

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A Little Cypress Junior High assistant coach is no longer employed at the school after an investigation was launched regarding the educator and an improper relationship with a high school student.

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