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BPD re-arrests Beaumont man allegedly linked to Anthony Wilson murder investigation

BEAUMONT — A 26-year-old Beaumont man who, police say, is connected to the Anthony Wilson murder investigation is back behind bars. Beaumont police arrested Bernard Bell outside his home Wednesday on a federal charge of felon in possession of a firearm. Police say Bell tried to get rid of the gun


Federal gun charge filed in business owner’s slaying

The gun used to fatally shoot the owner of a local landscaping company had been stolen during a burglary in the same neighborhood two weeks prior, Beaumont police said Wednesday.


Beaumont woman shot in head by father of her daughter's unborn child, affidavit says

BEAUMONT, Texas — Police have arrested a suspect accused of shooting a 37-year-old Beaumont woman on Saturday night, who later died of her injuries. Police were called to the 1300 block of Church Street, where they found Pamela Thibodeaux, laying on the ground with a gunshot wound in her head accord


Sports bar developer moves location from Beaumont to Mid-County

A popular regional sports bar franchise originally planned to open in Beaumont has stalled for now, but Southeast Texans will still have a new spot to catch the game possibly this year.


Suspect charged with tampering in connection with shooting death of Beaumont father released on bond

BEAUMONT, Texas — A 26-year-old accused of tampering with evidence and being a felon in possession of a firearm in connection with the shooting death of a Beaumont father was released on bond Monday.


Councilman about youth-driven crime in Beaumont: "We have to change"

BEAUMONT — Beaumont City Councilman Audwin Samuel is making a plea to the city, saying the state of our youth and fighting crime is a communal effort. Samuel spoke with KFDM/Fox 4 about the recent violence linked to young people, including the murder of Anthony Wilson.


Dr. Shannon Allen officially named BISD superintendent in unanimous vote

BEAUMONT, Texas — Beaumont ISD has officially named Dr. Shannon Allen superintendent in a unanimous vote. Allen was named lone finalist and acting superintendent on March 27.


Firearm safety instructor warns gun owners to lock up guns after recent shootings in Beaumont

BEAUMONT, Texas — The murder of a Beaumont father has shaken the community. Brandon Smith says the shooting of Anthony Wilson happened fairly close to his home. Smith said as a kid; he lived one street over from Enfield Street.


Texas woman arrested, charged with capital murder after baby found dead in flower pot: report

A Texas woman was arrested after her newborn child was found buried in a flowerpot in a cemetery, officials said. Jazmin Lopez, 18, identified herself as the mother of the baby, who was found by a caretaker at Perry Cemetery on March 11, Fox station KDFW reported.


City of Beaumont to host ribbon cutting for new Lakeside Center

The City of Beaumont will be hosting a ribbon cutting and grand opening ceremony for the new Lakeside Center, according to information from the city. The event will take place on April 24 at 4:30 p.m. at the center located at 150 Magnolia Street.


Man shot in leg by homeowner during burglary indicted

The man who allegedly attempted to break into a home and was shot in the leg was indicted Wednesday by a Jefferson County Grand Jury, according to information from the Districts Attorney's Office.


Fiery Accident Halts I10 Traffic

At approximately 4:30p.m. Wednesday, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) received a report of a multiple vehicle crash on Interstate 10 in Orange County. The crash occurred near mile marker 858 and involved a commercial motor vehicle.


DPS: Fiery crash closes part of Interstate 10

A fiery crash on Interstate 10 in Orange County has shut down westbound traffic, according to information from the Department of Public Safety. At approximately 4:30 p.m. officials responded to a call in reference to a multi-vehicle crash near mile marker 858 on I-10.


Texas baby born without skin in critical condition

San Antonio – Doctors are working toward a diagnosis and care plan for a baby boy who has spent the first three months of his life in hospitals after he was born without skin.


Mother of Texas man who contracted deadly brain-eating amoeba sues surf park

The mother of a New Jersey man who died last year after contracting a rare brain-eating amoeba is suing the Texas water park where health officials say he caught the infection.


Hurricane Harvey destroyed every apartment in Rockport, Texas. Some residents are still waiting for help from lawmakers.

A mini-documentary series chronicling the cast of characters passing bills in the Texas Capitol. Hurricane Harvey, which caused more than $125 billion in damage, is the most expensive storm in Texas history. It wreaked havoc on nearly every Gulf Coast community when it came ashore Aug. 25, 2017.


Central Texas teen who threatened to kill roommate, himself indicted

KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) A Killeen teenager who, according to an arrest affidavit, called 911 to report he’d been shot, but who had actually stabbed himself in the leg before producing a pistol and threatening to kill a female roommate and then himself, was indicted Wednesday for aggravated assault wit


Man charged with murder in Orange killing

Keondrick Barlow, 30, was already in the Orange County Jail on an unrelated charge. Police served a warrant on Barlow in jail for the murder of Octavias Williams, 37, last December 22.


Storms Bring High Winds, Rain And Hail To Parts Of North Texas

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Severe thunderstorms rumbled across North Texas, the Texas Panhandle and Oklahoma, producing several tornadoes and unleashing widespread hail. Much of the metroplex was spared from the worst of severe weather that blew through late Wednesday night and early Thursday morning,


Time to decriminalize marijuana in Texas, Baker Institute experts say

HOUSTON – Experts at the Baker Institute in Houston are throwing their support behind a proposed bill that would make possession of small amounts of marijuana a civil violation, instead of criminal.