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Past articles by Eleanor:

Nine people arrested, five rescued in Jefferson County during anti-human trafficking bust

Jefferson County Sheriff's deputies along with other Southeast Texas law enforcement agencies worked together during a two-day joint human trafficking operation. → Read More

Man identified who was hit, killed walking along I-10 in early morning hours in February

Gerald Anthony Edelen, 29, of Houston, was hit and killed on I-10 near Taylors Bayou Bridge on Monday, Feb. 8. → Read More

100 Black Men of Greater Beaumont give out $2,000 in H-E-B gift cards after winter storm

The organization handed out $2,000 in H-E-B gift cards at the College Street store to random shoppers. → Read More

Virtual job fair in Beaumont to be held Friday

The job fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. online on the Workforce Solutions' website. → Read More

Frozen pipe bursts, floods Mid County tax office from winter storm damage

Jefferson County Tax Assessor-Collector Allison Getz thanked the county employees for their help with a broken pipe at the Mid County Tax Office Wednesday. → Read More

Beaumont man shot inside his apartment early Tuesday morning, police looking for 3 suspects

The man who was shot told Beaumont police he was inside of his apartment when he saw a light come through a window. Then he heard gunshots, and was hit. → Read More

Arctic blast brings winter wonderland in Orange County

The weather has gone from rain to sleet to snow in a matter of hours. → Read More

Hardin County still bitterly cold after Arctic Blast, roads still icy

Hardin County has up to an inch of snow with a layer of ice underneath that makes driving difficult and dangerous. → Read More

Dangerous road conditions: Southeast Texas roads coated in ice, snow after arctic blast

The roads are still dangerous Monday afternoon. TxDOT is advising drivers to stay off of the roads if possible. → Read More

Beaumont ISD board cannot place stadium name change for vote on May ballot

Beaumont ISD's school board attorney said the stadium name change issue cannot be placed on the May ballot for a community vote. → Read More

Nederland Heritage Festival canceled by COVID-19 pandemic in 2021

The Nederland Heritage Festival has been canceled by the coronavirus pandemic. Festival organizers announced 2021's cancellation on Facebook. → Read More

Almost 350 people receive COVID-19 vaccines at Chambers County mass vaccination drive

This weekend, Chambers County held its first mass vaccination drive through. Officials said it was a success with nearly 350 people vaccinated. → Read More

Four teens arrested after 15-year-old dies in stabbing at Lake Charles Walmart

A 15-year-old girl was stabbed and taken to a hospital where she later died. The fight may have started at a movie theater before ending in a Walmart. → Read More

Woman dies after being hit by I-10 traffic near Texas Louisiana state line Monday night

The woman was hit by a 2004 Chevrolet pickup and then appears to have been hit by several other cars, Texas DPS Sgt. Stephanie Davis said in a news release. → Read More

Three men wanted after armed robbery at Vidor gas station

The clerk told Vidor Police three men entered the store, two armed with semiautomatic pistols. All three suspects were wearing masks. → Read More

Southeast Texas unemployment rate rises to 11.8 percent, higher than state, national average

The unemployment rate in Southeast Texas is higher than the state and national average. → Read More

Beaumont woman shoots, kills ex-boyfriend breaking into her home, police said

The caller told 911 dispatch her ex-boyfriend was breaking into her home. Then she fired a gun + hit the man, who died at the scene. → Read More

TSTA advocates for teachers to get COVID-19 vaccines

Texas' largest teacher's association said one death is too many, and is asking for Gov. Abbott to give educators priority access to the vaccine. → Read More

Liberty County woman charged with murder, faking father's suicide

35-year-old Ciera Eaton called 911 and said her father shot himself. Later, she told investigators she shot her father after an argument. → Read More

'They're not ok': Former St. Mary hospital employee visits demolition site

Demolition is nearly complete at a Mid County hospital that had been in the community since the 1930s. In September, a former employee visited her old workplace. → Read More