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Past articles by Kierra:

Bond set for Port Arthur woman charged with murder of elderly man

Christians bond was set to $1 million by Justice of the Peace Pct. 1 Ben Collins. → Read More

Kitten rescued just before storm is now up for adoption in Beaumont

Beaumont Police found him on July 1 after hearing the cries of a kitten just before a thunderstorm rolled into town. → Read More

Enjoy gumbo, make pottery at Gumbo Clayfest this week in Southeast Texas

The event started Wednesday, July 6, and will run until this Saturday, July 9. → Read More

Financial assistance deadline approaching for Tropical Storm Imelda victims in Southeast Texas

The program is helping to financially assist residents affected by flooding from Tropical Storm Imelda in 2019. → Read More

Person found dead in truck on I10 near Highway 62 in Orange

Detectives are asking anyone who was in the area between 2 a.m. and 3 a.m. to check security cameras or their vehicle's dash camera for footage. → Read More

Man, woman arrested after high-speed chase ends in Jefferson County

Deputies said the driver's tire blew out on Highway 365, but the pursuit continued at a slower speed. → Read More

Beaumont Police: 4-year-old boy dead after apparent 'accidental shooting' in city's North End

"A preliminary investigation revealed the boy had gotten ahold of a gun, and it appears there's a self-inflicted gunshot wound," Officer Carol Riley said. → Read More

14-year-old Buna Girl found safe by Beaumont Police

Beaumont Police found a 14-year-old Buna girl who was reported missing on Wednesday, June 7, 2022. → Read More

Fugitive captured after search warrant served at Newton County home

It happened Thursday in the 500 Block of County Road 4089 in Sandjack, Texas. → Read More

Orange County man faces 10 years in prison for firearm offense

Officers served the man on Tuesday with a warrant for possession of a firearm by a prohibited person. → Read More

Orange Fire Department welcomes new fire chief John Bilbo

The Orange native was appointed as the new fire chief after serving more than two decades with the Orange Fire Department. → Read More

'Worst case I've seen in 42 years' | Bonds raised for mother, sister of 3-year-old found dead in Port Arthur home

Investigators said they found the child’s body in an extremely emaciated condition. → Read More

'We would die with those students' | Southeast Texas teachers react to deadly Uvalde school mass shooting

In response to these tragedies, active shooter drills are common for students and teachers. → Read More

New Hardin County clinic to provide WIC services, immunizations to residents

The clinic is set to open on Monday, May 23, 2022. → Read More

Bridge City community votes 'yes' to new middle school, career and technology center

Voters in Bridge City voted yes to two propositions that will benefit students but raise taxes. → Read More

Port Arthur man shot in head while riding in car along Third Ave Thursday night

The driver of the Dodge Charger tried to get out of the area as quickly as possibly and ended up pulling over in Groves. → Read More

Women arrested after high-speed police chase ends in Beaumont

The police chase ended near the Capital One bank building on Stagg Drive. → Read More

1 killed in fatal Thursday morning wreck on Hwy 96 in Jasper

The driver of a Ford pickup was pronounced dead at the scene by a Justice of the Peace. → Read More

89-year-old driver crashes into Port Neches building Thursday afternoon

It happened at a building in the 1300 block of Port Neches Avenue. → Read More

Investigation underway after man's body found behind Jasper auto parts shop

No evidence has been found at this time that indicates the man's cause of death, police say. → Read More