City of Beaumont

The city of Beaumont is taking measures to resolve an issue that has caused many of its residents difficulty and discomfort. The city is replacing a water valve meant to provide relief to residents who have recently experienced a loss of water at their homes and those who have been under a boil notice since June 22. 

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Already hit with, “I can’t find anything to watch on TV?” Tired of Netflix? Can’t find anything at Redbox? Well, have no fear, Classic Movie Night is here.

Every Friday night beginning June 3, you can watch some of the iconic movies of the last 30 years inside the historic Jefferson Theatre (345 Fannin) in downtown Beaumont. Doors open at 6 p.m. and movies will start at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $5. There will be beer, wine and other concessions available.

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Viva Fest

The City of Beaumont is hosting a multi-day Hispanic heritage celebration on Friday, May 13, and Saturday, May 14, at the Jefferson Theatre in downtown Beaumont. Viva Fest will kickoff the festivities on May 13 with live music by Sandy G y los Gavilanes followed by the movie Frida. Ticket are $5 for May 13.

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It’s that time of year again — Winter Warrant Round-Up time — which means it’s time to take care of any outstanding fines or warrants, or go to jail.

“This is a multi-agency effort,” BPD spokesperson Sgt. Cody Guedry said at a press conference Feb. 3. “We’re targeting thousands of defendants.”

Guedry said officers from all over the area are going to be participating in the effort from Feb. 22-28, looking for folks who owe fines for warrants, ordinance violations, traffic citations and more.

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Uber Beaumont

Uber’s ride sharing program will kick off in Beaumont Thursday, Feb. 4, and the company is celebrating the market launch with free rides through the weekend.

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Road Closed Ahead

According to the City of Beaumont, effective Jan. 19, Southerland Street from Fourth Street to Fannett Road will be closed to through traffic until February 14. Only half of the street block will be closed through the duration of the street closure.

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Effective today, Tuesday, December 15, 2015, the 500 block of Lou from Sarah Street to Lela Street will be closed until further notice.

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The City of Beaumont’s online auction of surplus property begins Oct. 30 and runs through Nov. 13 at René Bates Auctioneers Inc. on behalf of the City of Beaumont. Items for sale will include various equipment and furniture. Once the auction is open, all items are available for viewing at the auction site, and equipment can be viewed in person at the City of Beaumont Fleet Services Center, 4955 Lafin Road.

According to the city:

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The City of Beaumont and the Sea Rim Striders invite runners and walkers of all ages and skill levels to the 2015 Calder Twilight 5K. This fun evening race takes participants down Calder Avenue and through Old Town, with start and finish at Rao’s Bakery. There will be a special refreshment stop along the course sponsored by the Oaks Historic District, and an after party at Luke’s Icehouse.

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The National Weather Service in Lake Charles is forecasting a cold week of temperatures, but no precipitation.

Today’s morning’s lows will be 32 to 40 F. Thursday morning will be the coldest with temperatures 20 to 25 F and Friday morning will be between 25 and 32 F in most areas.

 

The City of Beaumont would like to remind the public with cold temperatures, it is important to remember home heating safety tips.

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