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Update from 4 p.m.:

The National Weather Service in Lake Charles announced that Tropical Storm "Bill" make landfall this morning on the Texas coast near Matagorda Island. Bill will continue to weaken as it moves inland tonight.

The local impact is as follows:

Rain: 1-2 inches in southeast Texas in the heaviest rain bands. Less than one inch in southwest, central, and south central Louisiana in the heaviest rain bands. This will cause some brief periods of street flooding.

Among the family and friends who show up to support Layla Nejad (right) is her f

Kelly High School grad and University of Texas senior honor student Layla Nejad and her fellow Texas 4000 Ozarks cycling team members arrived at Beaumont City Hall on Thursday, June 4, the sixth day of an approximately 70-day, 4,687-mile bike trek from Austin to Anchorage, Alaska, to raise awareness and funds to fight can


Due to the possible presence of foreign material, H-E-B has issued a precautionary recall for ground beef sold on Friday, June 12, 2015 at the H-E-B store in Port Arthur located at 4800 Highway 365.

Mayor Becky Ames met up with the new hires at the Fire Museum to give them advic

High school students participating in this year’s Future Leaders summer youth program started their first day of work Tuesday, June 9. It was a busy first day with several stops in Beaumont, but Mayor Becky Ames met the new hires at the Fire Museum of Texas before lunch to give them some advice about their new jobs.