Beaumont Police Department

Beaumont’s Police Chief Jimmy Singletary swore four more officers into the department’s ranks during a ceremony at the downtown station June 9.

Assistant Chief Jim Clay opened the ceremony, thanking council members Virginia Jordan, Robin Mouton and Gethrel “Get” Williams-Wright for attending the swearing-in event and showing support for the new officers and their families.

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On June 9, at 11:28 a.m., Beaumont police officers responded to a robbery that occurred at the Holiday Inn near Walden Road and I-10, Officer Carol Riley said in a release.

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Amber Woods, Spindletop Center director of Crisis Services, shares anxiety disor

Spindletop Center provided Mental Health First Aid training for Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, Beaumont Police Department and Lumberton Police Department officers Wednesday, May 24, at the BPD training room.

Approximately 24 police officers participated in the training, part of an ongoing effort to bridge the gap between mental health providers and law enforcement and concentrate the expertise of both to best treat individuals with mental health problems.

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Police in Beaumont are searching for the driver of a truck they believe could lead to answers in the unsolved capital murder of Kera Teel and her daughter Kyndal, reports Beaumont Police Department Officer Haley Morrow. 

According to Morrow, a white truck was recorded by the police dash cam of an officer responding to the June 6 shooting at 6155 Sienna Trails in the Sienna Trails Apartments. 

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On Tuesday, June 6, at about 1:50 a.m., Beaumont Police responded to Sienna Apartment Homes, in the 6100 block of Sienna Trails, in reference to shots fired.

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On Friday, June 2, at 10:28 a.m., Beaumont Police responded to a residence in the 1700 block of Leight Street, in reference to receiving a call that a deceased person was inside, Officer Haley Morrow said in a release. 

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On Wednesday, May 31, at about 4:55 p.m., Beaumont Police responded to A-Z Smoke Shop located at 8319 College in reference to a robbery that had just occurred, Officer Haley Morrow reported. 

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Hurricane season officially began on June 1 and will end on November 30, Beaumont Police Officer Carol Riley said in a release.

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On May 30 at 11:10 p.m., a Beaumont police officer was patrolling in the area of 7th Street and I-10 East when he observed a silver PT Cruiser run a stop sign, Officer Haley Morrow said in a release.

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May 30 at about 11:40 a.m., Beaumont police responded to a residence in the 4400 block of Ector Avenue in reference to a burglary in progress, in which the caller stated the suspect had a gun, Officer Haley Morrow said in a release.

As officers arrived, the suspect attempted to exit the house but retreated back inside. Additional police units established a perimeter around the residence. Several attempts to contact the suspect inside were made; however, they were unsuccessful.

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