Beaumont

On Nov. 21 at about 7:45a.m., the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) responded to a two vehicle crash on West Port Arthur Road just south of Cardinal Drive in Beaumont, Sgt. Stephanie Davis said in a statement.

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Beaumont Fire-Rescue units battled a raging two-alarm fire at Torres Collision in the 1500 block of Laurel Drive in the early morning hours Nov. 21, reports Capt. Brad Penisson.

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Ky Lynn Brown

Ky Lynn Brown, 55, of Kountze, died Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, at Christus Hospital-St. Elizabeth, Beaumont.

Ky Brown was a lieutenant with the Beaumont Police Department. A32-year veteran of BPD serving on 3rd Watch Patrol, he was recently diagnosed with stomach cancer.

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X  barks the spot in the new tour PAW Patrol Live! “The Great Pirate Adventure” as Ryder and his team of pirate pups will have all paws on deck at Ford Arena on Tuesday, Nov. 14, at 6 p.m. and two shows on Wednesday, Nov. 15, at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.

The PAW Patrol set out over land and sea to find the treasure for Mayor Goodway’s celebration. The pups will need all paws on deck for this pirate adventure, including some help from the newest pup — Tracker.

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When pregnant mother Kera Teel was shot and killed in June, the Southeast Texas community was stunned and police relentlessly pursued numerous leads in an attempt to identify and apprehend the perpetrators who fled the scene following the abhorrent act.

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According to information from the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office, on Monday, Nov. 6, 30-year-old Arthur Ray Rogers Jr. pleaded guilty to murdering 31-year-old Joshua Jerome Green on May 11, 2015. This case was investigated by the Beaumont Police Department and prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney Mike Laird. Rogers has not yet been sentenced for the crime, but he is awaiting his fate while in the custody of the Jefferson County Jail, where he has been held since Aug. 15.

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Charles Henry Hawkins

Criminal District Attorney Bob Wortham announced Nov. 3 that a jury has found Charles Henry Hawkins, 57, guilty of possession of child pornography, a third-degree felony. The jury assessed Hawkins’ punishment at 10 years confinement in the Institutional Division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and a $10,000 fine. Hawkins was formally sentenced by Judge Raquel West.

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A 67-year-old Houston man has been sentenced to federal prison for violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Brit Featherston Nov. 2.

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Troy James Allison | Photo: DPS
Troy James Allison | Photo: Texas Department of Criminal Justice

The Texas Department of Criminal Justice has issued a warrant for the arrest of a sex offender who has lived in Beaumont and Lufkin, the department said in a release.

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A 21-year-old Houston woman has been sentenced to federal prison for drug trafficking violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Brit Featherston announced Oct. 19.

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