The News

On May 6, Beaumont Police officers responded to the 2500 block of Broadway Street in reference to shots being fired inside a residence, Sgt. Cody Guedry said in a release.

Investigation revealed that a male victim was found inside with gunshot wounds.

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On May 6, at about 2:40 a.m., the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) responded to a two vehicle crash on I-10 near Martin Luther King Drive (MLK) in Orange County.

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Officer Jason Torres, Robert Canizales, Beau Tallarita, Brie Brady, Felici

Many people have criticized evangelical churches over the last decade for being politically divisive, shallow and disconnected from the community.

Between 2007 and 2014, Americans who identify as Christian fell from 78.4 to 70.6 between 2007 and 2014, mostly driven by declines among mainline Protestants and Catholics, according to a Pew research study published in 2015.

Beaumont’s First Baptist Church, located on Major Drive in the north end, wants to counteract this trend by being a “simple church.”

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On May 5, at 12:46 p.m., Beaumont Fire-Rescue units responded to a fire alarm at Baten Arms Apartments in the 4300 block of Westridge Lane, Capt. Brad Penisson said in a release.

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Friends of the Orange Depot

After three years of fundraising and faithful efforts, the Friends of the Orange Depot are ready to invite the public for a trip back through time to 1902 during an open house at the recently renovated Southern Pacific Depot in the city of Orange. All are welcome to join the Friends at the train depot at 409 11th St. in Orange on Sunday, May 7, from 2-5 p.m. for this free event.

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