The News

Robert Wyatt Walter

Police arrested one man in Orange on Thursday night, July 18, who witnesses say murdered his stepfather.

David Muir

A few Beaumont locals were surprised to see a familiar face at The Cafe, formerly Quality Cafe, as they ate lunch Thursday, July 18. 

The Examiner spoke with the owners of the cafe, who confirmed 20/20 Co-anchor David Muir was eating with colleagues from ABC news. 

The owner of The Cafe said she was inquisitive as to why their crew was there, but they refused to say. 

Other sources confirmed the crew was at the Federal Courthouse downtown, but could not comment as to why the crew was there or what story was in the works. 


A committee that helped bring liquor to Lumberton was found to be in violation of Texas Election Code laws at a May 30 meeting of the Texas Ethics Commission (TEC) and received a $500 sanction.

(Right) Leann Wallace

Another local teacher has pleaded guilty to sexual assault of a child and improper student/educator relationship.

Leann Wallace, a music teacher of more than 10 years at Legacy Christian Academy in Beaumont, was indicted by a grand jury March 28 and pleaded guilty to the crime in Judge John Stevens Criminal District Court Monday, July 15.

Joseph Dudley

A Beaumont man was sentenced to 20 years in prison Monday, July 15, for shooting at a Beaumont police officer after a brief chase in November 2011.