Beaumont

A man wanted on a felony warrant in Harris County was arrested in Beaumont March 23 after officers caught up with the suspect as he fled from them during a traffic stop.

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Eastbound and westbound lanes of I-10 near the Texas-Louisiana that were closed due to flooding have reopened, Texas Department of Transportation spokesperson Sarah Dupre announced in a news release March 18.

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A pedestrian walking along Martin Luther King Drive in Beaumont March 17 was seriously injured as the result of being struck by a car, the Beaumont Police Department reported in a news release. 

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A police K-9 unit tracked a suspect fleeing police during a traffic stop on March 18, but not before the teen allegedly fired a shot toward pursuing officers, reports the Beaumont Police Department.

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Claude Citizen (Facebook.com)

A family disturbance between two Beaumont brothers turned deadly when one of the sibling's stabbed the other with a kitchen knife March 17, reports the Beaumont Police Department. 

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Terry Euglon and Terry Frazier were arrested July 2, 2013.

The Jefferson County District Attorney’s office dismissed capital murder charges against Terry Euglon and Terry Frazier on March 16, after prosecutors revealed witnesses to the 2012 murder recanted their previous statements.

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Photo by Kevin King

Collier Ferry Park and Boat Ramp, located at 5390 Pine Street in between Beaumont Country Club and Forest Lawn Memorial Park had been closed due to flooding caused by the overflowing Neches River. According to the National Weather Service the Neches River is nearing a flood record which occurred in October of 1994 and numerous homes in Northeast Beaumont and Rose City are flooded. River levels are near those reached during Tropical Storm Allison in 2001.

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Entergy Storm Ready

News release from Entergy Texas from March 14:

Last week’s rains have become this week’s floods and personnel with Entergy Texas, Inc. are hard at work to ensure evacuees and other Southeast Texans will have safe and reliable power as the event unfolds.

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The Cattail Marsh at Tyrrell Park in Beaumont is closing for two days in March as the city hosts a collaboration of wildlife researchers examining local waterfowl.

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Police in Beaumont have arrested a man and woman accused of the burglary of a local business March 11.

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