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Recent articles by Scott:

Jailbreak doesn't go as planned for trio of Liberty County inmates

A fourth inmate may have been involved but investigators have not been able to confirm that yet. → Read More

Eight arrested, charged as 'head' of chemical trafficking organization in connection with federal raid on Nederland fireworks retailer

On Wednesday morning Drug Enforcement Admiration agents along with what appeared to be officers from other agencies were at Jake's Fireworks in Nederland, Tx. → Read More

West Hardin County CISD delays start of school until September 8

The district will be offering both in-person and online classes. → Read More

'Cathedral in the Pines' becomes 'One City Church' with goal to unite community

"Cathedral in the Pines Church" in Beaumont will take a new name and be called "One City Church" senior pastor Randy Feldschau announced from the pulpit Sunday. → Read More

Police charge woman in 'blunt force trauma' death of 5-year-old girl in Orange

A 32-year-old woman has been charged in the death of a 5-year-old girl at a home in Orange last week. → Read More

Jefferson County judge extends mask order through first week of July

The extension also comes after six consecutive days of Texas seeing 5,000+ new cases daily. → Read More

As Texas hits pause on reopening Southeast Texas businesses continue at current phase

An alarming spike in COVID-19 cases has Texas Governor Greg Abbott hitting pause and halting the state's reopening plans. → Read More

West Orange Cove CISD drops 'chain-gang' nickname for football team's defense, adds African-American studies

A statement from the superintendent said the board “as champions for all children” stands “firm that ‘Black Lives Matter.’” → Read More

Southeast Texas hospitals in need of plasma from recovered COVID-19 patients

As COVID-19 cases continue to climb in Southeast Texas area hospitals are in desperate need of plasma from people who have recovered from the coronavirus. → Read More

Video captures terrifying wreck as Jeep misses curve goes airborne into Beaumont front yard

The driver of the jeep was taken to the hospital early Sunday morning but his condition was not released. → Read More

Woman faces charges after assaulting wife, firing shots in air at Orange convenience store Monday morning

An Orange County woman is facing assault and family violence charges after firing shots into the air during a fight with her wife Monday morning. → Read More

Free 'walk-up' coronavirus testing available in Port Arthur June 23, 24

Two mobile "walk-up" coronavirus testing sites will be available in Port Arthur on June 23 and 24 for those wishing to be tested for the virus. → Read More

Free mobile COVID-19 test collection site open in Nederland on Thursday

Those who would like to be tested need to call 512-883-2400 or visit to make an appointment → Read More

Florida priest to become next Bishop to lead Diocese of Beaumont

He will replace Bishop Curtis J. Guillory who announced in March 2018 that he would be retiring. → Read More

Free one-day coronavirus testing site open in Port Arthur Wednesday

Residents must to call 409-550-2536 to make an appointment and be screened before being tested. → Read More

Southeast Texas restaurants, retails stores, malls begins to reopen on Friday

Restaurants, retail stores, movie theaters and malls can begin to reopen with a 25%t maximum capacity according to the state’s plans. → Read More

Port Arthur mayor urges caution as Texas reopens

"We’re going to have a new normal coming out of this whether we want to believe it or not." → Read More

Beaumont Police looking for 3 'persons of interest' in early-Wednesday fatal shooting

Marcus Savoy, 24, was pronounced dead at he shooting scene in the 3200 block of Elmira on the city’s south side according to a news release from the Beaumont Police. → Read More

Newton County couple thankful to be alive after tornado rips roof off home

Southeast Texas hit hard by tornadic supercell that left damage across Polk, Jasper and Newton Counties → Read More

Man dead after 'home invasion' at Port Arthur apartment Wednesday night

A witness told police that several armed suspects wearing masks forced their way into the apartment. → Read More