The News

Matthew Earl Smith


Some six months after Grady Cole Dupuy’s death, the family of the Beaumont landowner may find justice as his alleged killer is set to appear in court.

Hector Javier Vega Garcia


A Port Arthur man has pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a young girl.

Hector Javier Vega Garcia, 25, waived his right to a grand jury indictment on Dec. 6., choosing to admit his fault in the sexual assault of a 15-year-old girl.

William Dale Nortman


A Beaumont man has pleaded guilty to his fourth DWI.

Romaldy Alonzo Moore

A would-be robber has been sentenced to prison after his probation for robbery was revoked Dec. 6.

Fransico Antonio Pacheco-Ortiz

A Beaumont man has pleaded guilty to sexually molesting a young girl who later became pregnant.

Francisco Antonio Pacheco-Ortiz, 26, was indicted by a Jefferson County grand jury Feb. 28 for aggravated sexual assault of a child, a first-degree felony.