The News

On Friday, Jan. 11, shortly after 12:30 a.m., Beaumont Fire Rescue units responded to a structure fire reported at 5090 Sassafras. When firefighters arrived, the kitchen and dining area were heavily involved with fire. Firefighters were able to control the fire within 15 minutes but were on the scene until after 3 a.m. due to hot spots.

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John Michael Bledsoe

At least one man was hospitalized after he was shot by police during an early morning call on 10th Street. 

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Shannon Mays

The Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today charged Syam Tax Services, LLC and two of its officers – Shannon Mays and Marshrief Shead – with fraudulently obtaining elderly Texans’ sensitive personal information and illegally filing falsified federal income tax returns on their behalf.

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Fans in general, but especially here in Southeast Texas, always complain about the lack of winning – otherwise known as losing. The Lamar women’s basketball team was one of the worst women’s team in any division until Larry Tidwell was hired.

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Joe Guillory

Joe Guillory spent more than a decade at the Port Arthur Housing Authority building up what he thought would be a career.

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