George Andrew Casseb Sr., 64, of Beaumont, died Sunday, May 8, 2016, at Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas, Beaumont. He was born on Nov. 1, 1951, in San Antonio, to Constance and George Casseb, and had been a longtime resident of the area.
Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s assistance in getting dangerous drug dealers and drug users, along with the poisonous products they carry, off the streets. To that end, The Examiner will periodically feature a list of five persons accused of drug-related crimes here in High Five.
“Crime Stoppers and The Examiner are teaming up to fight the drug problem in Southeast Texas,” Beaumont Police Officer Carol Riley of Crime Stoppers said.
A 20-year-old Port Arthur woman has been indicted by a Jefferson County grand jury for two felony offenses of leaving the scene of an accident after she hit a moped carrying two teens, resulting in one’s death and the other’s serious bodily injuries on Feb. 21.
Make this summer the best yet with a new addition to the family – a pet.
Beaumont Animal Services is participating in North Shore Animal League America’s International Pet Adoptathon, a premiere global pet adoption event. Thousands of shelters in dozens of countries are participating in this year’s month-long Pet Adoptathon 2016, including Beaumont Animal Services, to find homes for each and every animal in their care.
Two child passengers and the driver of an SUV involved in an accident with two dump trucks remain in the intensive care units of two hospitals after sustaining serious injuries in the crash May 10, Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Trooper Stephanie Davis reported.
Beaumont police officers arrested three Georgia residents after discovering millions of dollars worth of liquid methamphetamine hidden inside soda cans and bouncing balls during a traffic stop on I-10 near 11th Street May 10.
NASA's Kepler mission has verified 1,284 new planets – the single largest finding of planets to date.
“This announcement more than doubles the number of confirmed planets from Kepler,” said Ellen Stofan, chief scientist at NASA Headquarters in Washington. “This gives us hope that somewhere out there, around a star much like ours, we can eventually discover another Earth.”
A two-vehicle crash in Jefferson County sent one man to a local hospital with serious injuries and shut down Interstate 10 for approximately two hours, Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Stephanie Davis reported May 9.
According to Davis, troopers responded to a report of the accident on I-10 near mile marker 834 in Jefferson County at 5:10 p.m. The crash occurred on the westbound side of Interstate 10 on the inside shoulder near the cable barriers.
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