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UPDATE: Lake Charles Police learned that after the shooting, the suspect he fled the scene on foot with his cousin, Kevion Willis. Detectives learned that while attempting to escape, Kevion Willis approached a motorist and tried to take their vehicle by force.

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Police in Beaumont are searching for masked suspects who robbed a group playing dice at a local residence May 24, reports Beaumont Police Department (BOD) Officer Carol Riley.

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Lindy Dennis of Beaumont talks about his late wife, Lelia.

So much more than the harvest of vegetables and the care and labor that goes into growing them, a garden is also a myriad of symbols.

Gardens are soft, tender spaces. They are symbolic retreats, sanctuaries, safe places, sacred spaces and spaces to grow, worship, and appreciate life’s beauty.

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Tessa

Hey folks, come meet me at Beaumont Animal Services. And ask for Tessa! I am the cutest, friendliest, short little pittie mix ever! I am an adult female, about 2-3 years old, weighing about 34 pounds. I was kept on a chain, not fed very often and was allowed to have puppies at least two times before being rescued. The people at Beaumont Animal Services treat me like royalty! I am so happy and I want to share the love. I am loving, gentle and just want to be YOUR royal snuggler! Please come adopt me. Tessa No. 29464

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Jerry Hentschel

Jerry Hentschel, 84, of Beaumont died Sunday, May 21, 2017. He was born May 28, 1932, in La Grange to Julie and Johnny Hentschel. Coach Hentschel was a United States Army veteran. He was a graduate of Sam Houston University and former football coach for South Park and West Brook high schools.

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The Beaumont Police Department released its 2016 annual report, the theme of which is “Serving with integrity, fairness and respect.”

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Southeast Texas veteran lawman Zack Shelton will be on cinema screens nationwide as the movie documentary “I Killed JFK,” featuring Shelton and other President John F. Kennedy assassination experts, is set to air for a limited time in select theaters in honor of Kennedy’s 100th birthday. Locally, the movie will be shown at Port Arthur Central Mall 10 on Wednesday, May 31, with showtimes of 7 and 9:30 p.m.

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This image shows Jupiter’s south pole, as seen by NASA’s Juno spacecraft.

Early science results from NASA’s Juno mission to Jupiter portray the largest planet in our solar system as a complex, gigantic, turbulent world, with Earth-sized polar cyclones, plunging storm systems that travel deep into the heart of the gas giant, and a mammoth, lumpy magnetic field that may indicate it was generated closer to the planet’s surface than previously thought.

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The FM 366 exit from TX 73 in Port Arthur will be closed tomorrow, May 25, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., for railroad crossing repairs, TXDOT spokesperson Sarah Dupre said in a release.

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On May 23, at about 11 p.m., the Texas Department of Public Safety responded to a one vehicle crash on I-10 in Jefferson County, about ten miles west of Beaumont, Sgt. Stephanie Davis said in a release. 

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