The News

The Jefferson County Go Texan Committee, a subcommittee of the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo, will announced its annual scholarship recipients Tuesday night at Courville’s in Beaumont. Rebekah Maxwell, Reaud Honors College Coordinator at Lamar University, was the featured speaker.

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On Sunday June 4, around 6:30 a.m., an inmate in the medical infirmary of the Jefferson County Correctional Facility reported that his bunkmate, a 70 year old white male, was unresponsive. Jail staff immediately began CPR and notified EMS.  They continued the CPR until EMS arrived and took over. 

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On Tuesday, June 6, at about 1:50 a.m., Beaumont Police responded to Sienna Apartment Homes, in the 6100 block of Sienna Trails, in reference to shots fired.

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Effective Tuesday, June 6 at 8:00 a.m., the intersection of Harrison Avenue and 14th Street will be closed, City of Beaumont spokesperson Rosanna Mojica said in a release.

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Two bystanders shopping at Walmart in Vidor stepped in to assist security personnel in detaining a thief accused of stealing electronics equipment from the store after the suspect physically attacked the employee, reports the Vidor Police Department (VPD).

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