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Recent articles by Kelsey:

Parents weigh in on back-to-school plans following newly released TEA guidelines

Most families say they are making their decision based off what works best for their family amid the COVID-19 pandemic. → Read More

Back to School: Southeast Texas school districts debate how to handle fall classes

Buna ISD starts back to school on August 18, which is about five weeks away. → Read More

Layoffs, economic impact headed toward Port Arthur as COVID-19 pandemic continues

The 200 people being laid off are from Motiva in Port Arthur and Houston. → Read More

Employment opportunities available in Southeast Texas at virtual job fair happening Thursday

Since the pandemic, several businesses have been choosing technology as a way to meet with potential employees. → Read More

Southeast Texas gyms reopen on Monday

But with the reopening comes restrictions. Locker rooms and showers must remain closed, but restrooms can be open. → Read More

Lamar University recognizes 2020 grads on scoreboard, campus display before virtual graduation

The scoreboard was transformed into a slideshow of graduates' faces and degree fields. → Read More

Federal statistics say grocery prices rising, expert says demand outweighs supply

Egg prices had the highest price spike for April, with a 6% increase → Read More

Silsbee Whataburger temporarily closed after employee tests positive for COVID-19

Hardin County Judge Wayne McDaniel tells 12News the owner is working to get all employees tested → Read More

100-year-old WWII veteran honored at funeral by family, friends and strangers

Dozens gathered to pay respects after the death of Artie 'Cowboy' Green → Read More

Southeast Texas teachers help create protective mask seals for EMS workers using 3D printers

Beaumont Police Sgt. Mike Custer heard about the shortage, and got in contact with two technology teachers → Read More

With salons, businesses closed, Southeast Texas families are left wondering how to make ends meet

"I didn't really have time to build a mountain of savings, I'm just getting started. Just getting off the ground." → Read More

Coronavirus legal questions: Unemployment, child custody and gathering

Judge Courtney Arkeen is answering popular questions raised due to coronavirus concerns → Read More

Already feeling allergy season in Southeast Texas? Here's what you need to know

March marks the beginning of grass season, and depending on rain, will last until November. → Read More

Beaumont teen looks to break barriers in male-dominated tech industry

Lizbeth Trujillo is a junior at Beaumont Early College High School and is looking into a computer science degree → Read More

Fourth generation officer, seven others sworn in as Beaumont Police officers

Seven men and one woman were sworn in by Beaumont Police Chief Jim Singletary → Read More

Mom, boy displaced after apartment bursts into flames in Beaumont's West End

The fire started in a bedroom. Officials have not yet determined the cause, but said they did not suspect foul play. → Read More

Man shot multiple times at a home in Beaumont's south end, children inside the home were not injured

The victim told officers he and his two children arrived home and were confronted by three men in masks. → Read More

Multiple people, animals involved in major wreck at the intersection of US 190 and FM 92 in Tyler County

All the animals, 2 horses and 6 dogs, in the GMC pickup truck were not injured → Read More

Two Smokers Express employees held at gunpoint following aggravated robbery in Orange

Both suspects face were covered. Once the suspects got the money from the register they left the store on foot → Read More

West Brook, Marshall Middle School use time off to help those affected by Tropical Storm Imelda

The Beaumont School District teamed up with the The American Black Cross to donate supplies to families in need. → Read More