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Past articles by Jordan:

Port Arthur unveils new mural paying homage to city's rap history

One Southeast Texan is leading efforts in beautifying Port Arthur through art, from the seawall to a mural of UGK featuring rappers Bun B and the late Pimp C. → Read More

Officials say Orange County COVID-19 outbreak is directly impacting the justice system

A COVID-19 outbreak in Orange County has led to key closures of government offices. → Read More

Chambers County sheriff fears border-connected crimes have arrived in Southeast Texas

Hawthorne took to Facebook to share his growing concerns in a post that has many Southeast Texans talking. → Read More

'The love ... it has been overwhelming,' says family of Orange man shot last month

An Orange, Texas family said they feel blessed to still have their father after Oscar LeBlanc was shot last month at his house. → Read More

ExxonMobil union members question how refinery will operate during possible tropical storm

Members said it is yet another reason to end the lockout. → Read More

'Welkom to Nederland,' new gateway sign in Nederland sparks controversy

This weekend someone noticed that the "N" was backwards and it led to debates about why the sign is being built. → Read More

Murder charges filed against Silsbee man, woman in shooting death of 19-year-old Silsbee man

20-year-old Bryce Pfeffer and 19-year-old Emily Rannols are both now charged with the murder in connection to the deadly shooting from Wednesday. → Read More

Beaumont woman fatally shot after allegedly breaking into a house early Sunday morning

Officers entered the residence and found an unresponsive female with apparent gunshot wounds. When Beaumont EMS arrived, she was pronounced dead on arrival. → Read More

Beaumont Transit union, bus riders decry safety concerns with city buses

"There's no way these vehicles should be in the state that they're in right now. No reason, somebody dropped the ball," said Amanda Haynes. → Read More

Hundreds enjoy YMBL South Texas State Fair's post-pandemic return

From the moment the gates opened, excitement filled the air at Ford Park. → Read More

Go Topless Jeep Weekend arrests total more than 200

As the rain put a damper on the last day of Go Topless Jeep Weekend more than 200 people were dealing with being arrested during the festivities. → Read More

Two Beaumont ISD teachers look to increase voter turnout by offering rides to the polls

So far, just over four percent of registered voters in Jefferson County have participated in the election → Read More

Southeast Texas leaders react to guilty verdict in Derek Chauvin murder trial

After the reading of the Chauvin verdict, many community leaders here in Southeast Texas say they're optimistic about seeing systemic changes. → Read More

Beaumont family seeking answers after police find body of loved one in canal

This week marks two weeks since Cordell 'Aidelen' Evans was found, and loved ones have yet to be able to give her a proper burial. → Read More

Reopening Texas: Galveston County prepares for spring break

Galveston County is preparing for an expected busy spring break after many COVID-19 restrictions have been lifted. → Read More

Gov. Abbott to launch statewide initiative ensuring vaccine access to homebound residents

The Texas governor says it's all about meeting people where they are. → Read More

Southeast Texas businesses increase occupancy to 75% as region's hospitalization rate decreases

For the first time since late December, restaurants across our region can increase their occupancy. → Read More

Plumbers in high demand to fix broken pipes in Texas

Texas started permitting out-of-state plumbers to start working, but a local plumber said this could come at a cost. → Read More

Beaumont family displaced from home due to broken pipes after arctic blast

Southeast Texans are dealing with repairing damage to their homes in the aftermath of the deep freeze. → Read More

Answers to your questions about boil water notices across Southeast Texas

If you have anymore questions about the boil water notice 311 is the best number to call. → Read More