The News


America might be a country of immigrants, but a group of Hispanic leaders and students gathering Saturday, Oct. 5, at the Jefferson County Courthouse say they’re angry with politicians in Washington and that their elected representatives need to bring thousands of Beaumont’s residents out of the shadows and onto a path to legal citizenship. 

James Lee Williams

A Port Arthur man has been sentenced to life in prison after he was convicted of robbing multiple Port Arthur residents. 

James Lee Williams was indicted by a Jefferson County grand jury Dec. 15, 2011 for aggravated robbery. 

Chester Fowler


The Ridgewood Retirement Community is again under the city’s microscope, and once again, the few elderly clients left at the decaying facility are caught in the middle.