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Police say a man was shot when he refused to give up his wallet Sunday, May 12. 

The robber (right) hopped the counter and demanded cash.

Police say a man with a knife robbed a Wells Fargo Bank in Beaumont on Monday, May 13. 


The 2013 Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Hurricane Evacuation map is now available. A detailed map can be seen at the TxDOT website at


An alleged general of the Aryan Brotherhood of Texas gang (ABT) pleaded guilty May 10 to racketeering charges related to his membership in the ABT’s criminal enterprise, announced Acting Assistant Attorney General Mythili Raman of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division and U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson of the Southern District of Texas.


Update: A 46-year-old man was found after police reported him missing about 3 p.m. Satruday, May 11. 

Police said a passerby saw David Lee Julian walking his bike on Interstate 10 and called police. 

Lee was recently hospitalized for stroke, according to a press release. 

Previous Reporting

Police said a 46-year-old man is missing in the 2200 block of McFaddin Avenue in Beaumont.