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Jasper inmate says he was doused with hot coffee, burns went untreated The Texas Commission on Jail Standards is looking into whether a mentally ill Jasper County inmate went untreated after suffering burns from being doused with hot coffee by another inmate. An attorney for Bruce Turner, 23, who was in the Jasper jail for e
Beaumont Enterprise | 12 hours, 7 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Beaumont, Texas
Indictment names four in West End bank robbery A federal indictment unsealed this week names four Beaumont suspects in a Jan. 4 Chase Bank robbery in which $9,300 was taken from a bank teller. The Chase Bank on Dowlen Road was robbed at 10:30 a.m. Jan. 4 by a man who police said pointed a chrome or si
Beaumont Enterprise | 12 hours, 32 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Beaumont, Texas
BISD teachers unsure about ESL training sessions In response to the state's rating of its bilingual and English as Second Language programs as deficient, Beaumont ISD has scheduled training sessions this Friday and Saturday for teachers, who are unsure about what will be expected of them. The Texas Educ
Beaumont Enterprise | 15 hours, 30 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Beaumont, Texas
Oaks District association opposes nearby low-income housing The Oaks Historic District neighborhood association will oppose a proposed tax-credit apartment development planned for 11th Street, citing the possible impact on home values in Old Town. The property that the Oaks District opposes is called The Bristol,
Beaumont Enterprise | 15 hours, 39 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Beaumont, Texas
Predictions based on El Nio don't hold true The El Nio effect in the eastern Pacific is supposed to tamp down tropical system formation in the Atlantic basin and bring warmer, wetter winters to the Upper Texas Gulf Coast. [...] in 2016, the Atlantic already spawned a tropical system with Hurricane
Beaumont Enterprise | 15 hours, 54 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Beaumont, Texas
Three former PA employees indicted for theft Three former Port Arthur employees were indicted today for theft in an ongoing investigation to expose public corruption within the city.John Adam Tomplait, 53, was indicted on two counts of theft by a public servant for allegedly stealing more than 1,200
Beaumont Enterprise | Feb 10, 2016 8:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Beaumont, Texas
Sulfur unit shuts down at ExxonMobil, causes courthouse to shelter in place An unexpected shutdown of a sulfur unit at ExxonMobil in Beaumont led to the Jefferson County Courthouse taking a shelter-in-place precaution Wednesday for roughly 45 minutes, Emergency Management Coordinator Greg Fountain said. Some areas in Vidor may ex
Beaumont Enterprise | Feb 10, 2016 7:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Beaumont, Texas
Were you 'Seen' at Taste of the Triangle? The Sabine Area Restaurant Association held its 33rd annual Taste of the Triangle event Tuesday night at the Beaumont Civic Center. Attendees could sample the spectrum of local cuisine from restaurants throughout the region and get their fill of any last-
Beaumont Enterprise | Feb 10, 2016 5:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Beaumont, Texas
Police arrest Silsbee library director for theft The Silsbee Public Library director was arrested Wednesday for allegedly embezzling more than $25,000 over the course of two years.Crystal Mallet-Moss, 36, turned herself in to police this morning and was booked into the Hardin County Jail on a $25,000 bo
Beaumont Enterprise | Feb 10, 2016 5:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Beaumont, Texas
Port Arthur man pleads guilty in fatal drunk driving crash Nearly four years after Randy Blanchard hit a motorcycle driver head-on in a drunk driving crash, the 66-year-old Port Arthur man agreed to a plea deal Tuesday that would put him on probation for 10 years. Blanchard pulled out of a driveway into southband
Beaumont Enterprise | Feb 10, 2016 4:05 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Beaumont, Texas