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Beaumont's One City Church moves back to online-only services after families exposed to COVID-19

About 20 families have either been exposed to or are awaiting test results → Read More

Bridge City ISD goes back to school Monday with new rules in place to align with COVID-19 guidance

Masks, social distancing and temperature checks will all be used to help keep students and staff safe → Read More

Beaumont bar joins 'Freedom Fest' protest, opens to defy state closure order

Soggy Bottom Saloon opened its doors on Saturday night, along with several other bars across the state → Read More

Jefferson County health expert says 'progress' being made toward drop in COVID-19 cases

Dr. Joshi says it's too early to call it a significant decline, but there is some progress being made. → Read More

Inside the raid that brought down an alleged drug ring posing as a fireworks store

New details show how Jake's Fireworks in Nederland was a front for a business the U.S. Attorney's office say shipped a chemical used as a date rape drug → 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

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

Restaurants across SE Texas wrestle with decision to close or stay open as COVID-19 cases increase

This week marks the grand opening of Current, which is an upscale lunch spot in Beaumont. → Read More

Beaumont city pools will remain closed this summer to help curb COVID-19 spread

"This thing is real, people are dying. I take it serious and I take the health of my fellow man and the citizens serious as well." → Read More

Beaumont NAACP president says they'll present list of proposed policy changes to BPD

"We need immediate answers and I want the public to know that we're on the job." → Read More

Peaceful march in Vidor joins cry for justice in wake of George Floyd's death

People from all backgrounds joined together in the march to call for justice → Read More

Cell phone video shows Beaumont officer using now controversial tactic during February arrest

The incident took place at Parkdale Mall back in February, but was posted on Instagram earlier this week → Read More

Hurricane season preparation underway despite pandemic in Southeast Texas

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts it will be a busy hurricane season. → Read More

Vidor family holds Memorial Day vigil 13 years after death of army specialist, alleged coverup of her murder

Kamisha Block's family believes the Department of Defense tried to cover up her murder in 2007 → Read More

Officials stress Memorial Day weekend safety after 25 child drownings in Texas this year

It's important to keep a constant eye on children, and life jackets can also be a life-saving tool for families spending time on the water → Read More

Nederland High parents say items thrown away, misplaced when school staff cleaned out student lockers following COVID-19 closure

"They need to figure out who and why and they owe us an apology and they also us replacement costs." → Read More

Churches in Southeast Texas decide if doors will open Sunday after stay-at-home orders expire

Businesses are starting to open back up, and some churches have decided to do so as well. → Read More

Southeast Texas Crawfish Farm struggling to adapt after restaurants close, demand decreases

If you're interested in getting in touch to purchase crawfish, you can call (409)-794-1387 → Read More

'Do I really want to die for it?' | Travelers glad state is working to stop COVID-19 spread with state line checkpoints

Monday was the second day that troopers stopped drivers at checkpoints along the state line → Read More