Beaumont

Graphic courtesy of First Baptist Church

Beaumont's First Baptist Church is having their 10th annual community Easter egg hunt on Saturday, March 31 in Rogers Park.

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Police are asking the public for help in identifying a burglary suspect caught on tape selling stolen items, or actually getting someone else to do his dirty work for him, reports the Beaumont Police Department (BPD). 

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Michael Anthony Victoria, 35, of Beaumont has been sentenced to federal prison for firearms violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney Joseph D. Brown today.Victoria pleaded guilty on Nov.

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Eric Ray Johnson, 37, and Trashawna Day, 22, of Houston have been sentenced to federal prison for violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney Joseph D. Brown March 21.

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Damon Marques Pierce

Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017 at 2:11 am, Beaumont police responded to Club Rumba at 3684 College St. in reference to a disturbance. Witnesses told officers that a fight broke out inside the club and continued in the parking lot. Multiple subjects retrieved firearms and began shooting at each other. Five people suffered gunshot wounds and one man, 27-year-old Ronald Livings, was killed. Beaumont police detectives interviewed many witnesses and through the course of their investigation, obtained a murder warrant for Damon Marques Pierce, a 21-year-old Port Arthur man. Monday, March 12, the U.S.

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Beaumont ISD will be accepting requests for student transfers through March 29. Information regarding transfers can be found online at www.bmtisd.com/studentservices

Several campuses in Beaumont ISD are contending with overcrowding due to shifts in housing patterns and changes in school-age populations in certain geographic locations, according to a BISD press release. The district is also experiencing lower enrollments at other campuses. This imbalance has placed a strain on budgets, resources, transportation and staff.

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Police in Beaumont deployed "stop sticks" when a suspect fled from them in his vehicle following a disturbance at a local bar, reports Officer Haley Morrow. 

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Baylor College of Medicine will bring a community conference and resource fair to the Beaumont area Wednesday, March 28, to provide an educational seminar and support materials for children with special needs and their parents.

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Spectrum outage draws long lines

UPDATED: New information includes Spectrum spokesperson Brian Anderson's claims that revealing the number of affected customers is "proprietary," as well as clarifying information to denote the fact that the company's decision to no longer serve its customers with analog programming (instead of strictly digital, which requires fee-based equipment) was solely under Spectrum's purview.

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Police are investigating an accidental shooting that injured a 14-year-old, reports the Beaumont Police Department.

According to a news release from Officer Haley Morrow, officers responded to the 11300 block of Loop Road at about 1:20 p.m. on March 12 in reference to a shooting victim. Preliminary investigation revealed that an 8-year-old child was playing with a firearm inside the residence, when it discharged, striking a 14-year-old family member in the leg. The 14-year-old victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment. The investigation is ongoing.

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