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Father accused in death of 2-year-old daughter was seriously injured in 2016 wreck that killed girl’s mother

BEAUMONT, Texas — The 26-year-old Orange man accused of killing his 2-year-old daughter on Tuesday was seriously injured in a 2016 Florida wreck that killed the girl’s mother.


Beaumont Coca-Cola facility opens to the public following Harvey

BEAUMONT, Texas — Coca-Cola Southwest Beverages Beaumont Distribution Center officially unveiled its renovations to the public on Wednesday, February 20, after Harvey left the facility in ruins.


Man leads police on chase before crashing into house in Beaumont

Around 3 pm the Beaumont Police Department attempted to pull over a man over during a routine traffic stop. During the traffic stop, the man in the vehicle fled from police. During the pursuit, the driver lost control of the car jumped a ditched and knocked down a stop sign and a tree before running


Beaumont principal goes above and beyond, reads to students via Facebook Live

BEAUMONT, Texas — Dr. Belinda George is in her first year as the lady in charge at Homer Drive Elementary School. She has made it her mission to go beyond her school duties. Now every Tuesday night, she reads her students a bedtime story on Facebook live. She calls it “Tucked In Tuesdays.”


Could marijuana law reform come to Texas this year?

HOUSTON — Decriminalizing pot possession, expanding medical marijuana, and regulating hemp production could all be on the horizon for Texas. Those are among the ideas in nearly 30 marijuana-related bills state lawmakers have filed in the 2019 legislative session.


Walmart 'Baby Savings Day' is this weekend

BEAUMONT, Texas — This is the weekend to stock up on diapers, car seats, strollers and other baby gear at Walmart. Stores across the country are holding “Baby Savings Day.”


Texas teen taking selfie tumbles from bridge

DALLAS, Texas (KWTX) A Texas teenager who fell 50-feet while trying to take a selfie from a towering bridge is lucky to be alive. Triston Bailey, 18, has spent the last four months recovering from injuries he suffered in a fall from the Margaret McDermott Bridge in Dallas.


North Texas Murder Suspect Released From Jail To Have Surgery

PALO PINTO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A 29-year-old murder suspect, who at six-feet-six inches tall goes by the nickname “Too Tall,” turned out to be too expensive to keep in jail.


Texas wide receiver plans to visit

The Arizona football staff is looking to recruit well-rounded athletes and Beaumont (Tex.) West Brook 2020 wide receiver Thad Johnson certainly fits that bill. “I just got done with basketball and now I’m running track,” Johnson said. “I’ve always wanted to play a bunch of sports and I know that soo


Man taken into custody following shooting, chase in Silsbee

SILSBEE, Texas — A 26-year-old man is in custody following a shooting and police chase on Wednesday afternoon. Just before 3 p.m., deputies located a 32-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound to the leg on Bussey Road, according to a release from Hardin County Sheriff Mark Davis.


LU women win 40th straight game in the Montagne

BEAUMONT, Texas — From Lamar Athletics. The home court winning streak for Lamar University women's basketball was extended to 40 games with a 79-53 victory over the University of the Incarnate Word. The 40 straight wins is the second longest streak in NCAA Division I women's basketball.


Texas border agents stop truck carrying frozen strawberries, discover nearly $13M of meth

Customs agents in South Texas discovered nearly $13 million worth of methamphetamine hidden in a shipment of strawberries over the weekend. A 42-year-old Mexican man was stopped Saturday while driving a truck into the United States at the Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge, according to U.S. Customs


State employee who abruptly resigned after working on Texas' noncitizens list may be avoiding court appearance

AUSTIN -- A federal judge weighing whether to block Texas' effort to investigate the citizenship of tens of thousands of people on its voter rolls said he wants to hear from a secretary of state employee who abruptly resigned from the office.


Spring’s approaching and snakes are on the move in Central Texas

(KWTX) Spring is approaching in Central Texas, snakes are on the move and Texas A&M Associate Professor of Veterinary Medicine Dr. Jill Heatley says that’s bad news for people and pets.


Texas man pleads guilty to escaping from Lake Charles halfway house

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - A Texas man pleaded guilty to one count of escape from custody while at a federal detention area in Lake Charles, according to U.S. Attorney David C. Joseph.


Texas landowner sues over Trump's border wall plans: "It means everything to me"

The Trump administration faces new legal challenges over the national emergency declaration to pay for a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border after the American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit Tuesday. A group of 16 states filed a separate suit Monday that called the emergency declaration unconstitu


Police: North Texas man abused girlfriend's 8-week-old baby out of 'frustration'

Police in North Texas say a newborn baby suffered a traumatic brain injury at the hands of his mother's boyfriend. CBS DFW reports that the Parker County Sheriff's Office has charged 20-year-old Kaleb Eisenmann with injury to a child.


Airbnb thrives in Jefferson County; hosts welcome 1,000+ guests in 2018

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Texas — When you think of popular Airbnb destinations, southeast Texas may not be the first place to come to mind. Recently, Airbnb announced that Jefferson County hosts earned a combined $245,000 and welcomed around 1,300 guests to the county in 2018.


Texas woman says 10-year-old granddaughter's organs may have been harvested without permission

LUBBOCK. Texas -- A grandmother in Lubbock says she has a lot of questions after she found out doctors may have harvested her 10-year-old granddaughter's organs without permission.


Migrant families still being separated at the border, report from Texas group says

Migrant families are still being separated by the Trump administration, sometimes over "uncorroborated allegations" of crimes, according to a report published Thursday by a Texas civil rights group.