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Past articles by Scott:

U.S. Supreme Court says no to hearing appeal by electrician who defrauded BISD

The U.S. Supreme Court turned down a request to hear the appeal of a former Beaumont Independent School District electrical contractor who defrauded the district. → Read More

Beaumont man pleads guilty to 2022 robbery of father at gunpoint in front of toddlers

The father told police he was robbed while his toddlers where in a car with him on a Saturday evening in June 2022 at the Lakeside Apartments on Major drive. → Read More

Beaumont Police investigating death of man found at South 11th St business Monday

Police say this is the first homicide of the year in Beaumont. → Read More

Court upholds conviction of former Jefferson County correctional officer for sex with inmate

He was sentenced to three years on probation after being convicted of improper sexual activity with the inmate. → Read More

2023 South Texas State Fair full schedule

The fair is making its return for 2023 bringing Southeast Texans the rodeo, food, rides, games, and all the fun that make up the South Texas State Fair. → Read More

Police investigating after body found behind Beaumont church

The body appears to have been there for an "extended time" and police are unable to identify the person yet. → Read More

Fire damages two Beaumont apartment units Friday morning

The fire appeared to have gutted a downstairs and an upstairs apartment at the complex. → Read More

Thursday night shooting at Port Arthur Townhomes leaves 2 wounded

Two people were shot in the parking lot of the complex according to witnesses. → Read More

Beaumont at-large councilman AJ Turner announces bid for second term

Beaumont City Councilman AJ Tuner has announced he plans to seek a second term in the upcoming municipal election. → Read More

Driver killed after pickup drives into ditch, flips along IH-10 near Rose City early Sunday

The driver was taken by ambulance to a Southeast Texas hospital where he was pronounced dead. → Read More

Weather Service confirms EF-1 tornado touched down near Bridge City, EF-2 touched down near Orangefield

The NWS reports that wind speeds in the tornado near Bridge City were estimated to be 100 mph. The tornado near Orangefield had wind speeds of 120 mph. → Read More

Jury finds 26-year-old woman guilty of stabbing boyfriend to death at Port Arthur apartments

Amesty Smith, 26, was found guilty in the 2019 stabbing death of 24-year-old Gerald Taylor. The punishment phase begins Friday morning. → Read More

UPDATES | Orange County judge issues disaster declaration due to storm damage

The morning after a line of severe storms pushed through Southeast Texas leaving a path of damage many are waking up to no power and the task of cleaning up. → Read More

Only 67 Orange County customers still dark as Entergy works to restore power

Stormy weather is expected this afternoon in Southeast Texas along with potential high winds so some power outages are expected around Southeast Texas. → Read More

Severe weather, tornadoes brought damage to parts of Southeast Texas Tuesday

With potentially severe stormy weather expected this afternoon in Southeast Texas preparations are being made and school districts are closely watching the weather. → Read More

Woman wounded in early morning shooting outside north Beaumont home

The woman and a friend arrived at her home when another vehicle pulled up and someone began shooting. → Read More

Vacant housefire keeps firefighters busy Thursday morning in Rose City

A fire in a vacant home kept firefighters busy Thursday morning in Rose City. → Read More

Pastor of Port Arthur church that was destroyed by fire hoping to rebuild

"We haven't wavered from the vision and the dream that God has planned for us in our heart to do. Our plan is to continue to have service wherever it may be." → Read More

Delayed, missing mail draws complaint from Port Arthur resident

Some residents across Southeast Texas have some major complaints about delayed or even missing mail. → Read More

Driver of crane that overturned alongside Interstate 10 near Fannett hasn't been located

I-10 westbound will be closed at Major Drive from 8 p.m. Wednesday to 8 a.m. Thursday in order for crews to remove the overturned crane from the right of way. → Read More