Beaumont

A tragic fire in Beaumont claimed a local person's life on Easter Sunday, reports Beaumont Fire-Rescue.

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Three Houston men have been sentenced to federal prison for violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney Joseph D. Brown today.

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Black 2017 Hyundai Sonata (stock photo)

Friday, March 23, at 11:33 p.m., officers responded to the 4100 block of Jeanette in reference to a robbery. The victim told officers an unknown juvenile approached her and displayed a firearm. The juvenile demanded the victim’s black, 2017 Hyundai Sonata.  The suspect took the vehicle and fled the area.

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Joseph Dee Carter, 39, of Beaumont has been sentenced to federal prison for bank robbery in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney Joseph D. Brown on March 23, 2018.

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Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 8:46 p.m., Beaumont police responded to the 400 block of Dowlen Road in reference to a major crash. Witnesses advised that the vehicle was traveling eastbound in the 6500 block of Lexington Drive, traveled through the intersection across Dowlen Road into the Westmont parking lot, and impacted the concrete column in front of Talbots clothing store.

The driver was transported to a local hospital, but the front right passenger, 86-year-old Bernice Waddell, died at the scene from her injuries. The crash is still under investigation.

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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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