The News

Although missing in action from his superintendent duties at the Port Arthur Independent School District (PAISD) for more than a month now, Dr. Johnny Brown made an appearance in a Jefferson County court Dec. 5. 

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Police are asking the community’s help in finding the whereabouts of David Dewayne Disomba, a 21-year-old Port Arthur man wanted for Aggravated Robbery, Aggravated Kidnapping and Evading Arrest, among other charges. 

 

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The Anayat House celebrated a groundbreaking at 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, for it’s new facility at 1025 14th St. in Beaumont. Anayat House staff, board members and the community gathered together to memorialize the event.

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The message from the family came suddenly, without warning. 

“Long-term area Congressman Jack Brooks died this evening, Dec. 4, 2012, at Beaumont Baptist Hospital after a sudden illness. Congressman Brooks, just shy of his 90th birthday, passed peacefully surrounded by his family. The family asks that our privacy be respected as we grieve our loss.”

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Aaron and Summer Conn of Vidor were killed in what Orange County Sheriff's deputies deemed a "double homicide" Friday, Nov. 23. The young couple left behind three children. Aaron Conn’s uncle Gary Rivette and aunt Sherry Dupuis are putting together a fundraiser to benefit Aaron and Summer’s three sons – Tyler, 13; Trenton, 10; and Tanner, 6.

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