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Officials at the Houston Emergency Center doing a monthly audit of 911 calls noticed that a high volume of her calls lasted less than 20 seconds. A subsequent review showed that she simply hung up on "thousands" of short calls. That's shocking. And if it could happen at one 911 call center in Texas, ...
Bouquets go to: -- Everyone who volunteers at today's 32nd Texas General Land Office Adopt-A-Beach Spring Cleanup. Volunteers can register online at and help at any of three sites in the region - Sea Rim State Park, McFaddin Beach and Crystal Beach. Volunteers will be ...

Countless politicians and their spouses have come and gone since the end of World War II when the Bushes made their mark in Texas, and later the entire nation. Many were good, but few were ... You can also mail letters to The Enterprise, P.O. Box 3071, Beaumont, TX, 77704. The limit on letters is 200 ...
Select stores in Texas and Florida now allow shoppers to order online and pick up their items without having to step into the store. ... 13 North Dallas; 55 Medallion; 67 Plano; 75 Westchase; 80 Wichita Falls; 83 Lubbock; 95 Austin North; 96 Austin South; 158 Beaumont; 176 Bitters; 219 Abilene; 221 ...
But while residents of Southeast Texas and all parts of the state can easily suggest ways to pour more concrete, almost none of us want more toll roads. Officials in some places like Austin ... You can also mail letters to The Enterprise, P.O. Box 3071, Beaumont, TX, 77704. The limit on letters is 200 words.
An 18-year-old is wanted by Beaumont Police as a suspect in a shooting that injured two people in the South End Sunday night. BPD is asking for help finding Eric Deshaune Busby Jr., 18, who is wanted on two warrants for aggravated assault. Sgt. Cody Guedry said BPD responded to a reported shooting ...

Still, as his second-term bid got underway Monday, there were abounding signs that the Cruz Texas elected in 2012 — conservative insurgent, political provocateur — is not about to tone it down. At his first stop of the day in Beaumont — and later at a boisterous rally here — Cruz segued from lengthy ...
Firefighters found the victim while searching the house. She was taken to CHRISTUS Southeast Texas St. Elizabeth where she died from her injuries. Beaumont Fire-Rescue Captain Jimmy Blanchard said the fire has been ruled accidental. He said further information about the fire would have to come from ...
Gore Store Road in Hardin County is closed from FM 92 to U.S. 69, and FM 363 in Newton County is closed from Texas 87 to U.S. 190 due to water over the ... to rise about 3 feet through Tuesday night, the NWS predicted, reaching minor flood stage near Evadale and moderate flood stage near Beaumont.
Members of the U.S. Army prepare Tuesday to convoy more than 1,200 vehicles from the Port of Port Arthur to Fort Polk in Louisiana during a training exercise. According to Chief Warrant Officer Nathaniel Parks, ... more. Photo: Guiseppe Barranco, Photo Editor. Image 2 of 28. Members of the U.S. Army ...
Angelia Joseph dozed off watching The Weather Channel late Monday night. When she woke up Tuesday morning, her TV screen was black. Joseph and almost 100 other Spectrum customers with similar complaints were lined up outside the Mid-County Spectrum office around lunchtime Tuesday.
Wesley United Methodist Church - Saturday, March 31 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (3810 N. Major Drive in Beaumont); Tanglewood Baptist Church - Sunday, April 1 at 4 p.m. (225 Burch Street in Jasper); First Baptist Church Easter Egg Hunt at Rogers Park - Saturday, March 31 at 11 a.m. (1455 Dowlen ...
The carnival is silhouetted as the sun sets on the opening night of the 75th annual YMBL South Texas State Fair Thursday. The fair will run through April 1. Photo taken Thursday, March 22, 2018 Kim Brent/The ... more. Photo: Kim Brent. Image 2 of 8. Thrill seekers enjoy a carnival ride on the opening night ...
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who met with President Trump earlier this week, plans to conclude his whirlwind U.S. tour next month with a visit to Port Arthur. Prince Mohammed, 32, is on a mission during his three-week U.S. visit to improve the perception of his nation in the eyes of ...
Walk into the Beaumont police department and you'll see hanging on the wall, the pictures of police chiefs past. Among them, Tom Scofield, former Police Chief from 1993 to 2005. Scofield unfortunately died Friday at the age of 71. According to current Beaumont Chief of Police Jim Singletary, Scofield died ...
Pierce said whoever sent the photos of Coburn is guilty of a state jail felony under Texas law. The photos were originally shared with an expectation of privacy, according to Pierce, meaning the sender is guilty of an "unlawful disclosure" of intimate material. Pierce said they are working with the dating app ...
More area cities should do what Beaumont did - ban indoor smoking. Schools ... Southeast Texas has a lot going for it - plenty of parks and golf courses, abundant supplies of fresh and salt water. Let's make ... You can also mail letters to The Enterprise, P.O. Box 3071, Beaumont, TX, 77704. The limit on ...

BEAUMONT, TX — The Beaumont ISD confirmed the local health department reported a single case of tuberculosis at one of its high schools. The exposure time at West Brook High School was between Oct. 31 and Feb. 2, according to Beaumont ISD. BISD sent a letter home to parents Thursday to say the ...
At least two other Southeast Texas students were arrested in the past month for allegedly making terroristic threats. A Little Cypress-Mauriceville High student was detained at the Minnie Rogers juvenile detention facility on Feb. 22 after allegedly posting a threat on social media, according to the Orange ...
A motorcyclist has died following a crash on Interstate 10 in Beaumont Wednesday, February 28, 2018. Photos provided by Eric Williams. Photo: Provided By Eric Williams. Image 2 of 18. A motorcyclist has died following a crash on Interstate 10 in Beaumont Wednesday, February 28, 2018. Photos provided ...
Jefferson County: Bigner Road from Roland Road to the LNVA Saltwater Barrier will be closed until further notice, according to the City of Beaumont. This section of road will remain under water for several days, the LNVA advised. Hardin County: FM 418 at Village Creek; McNeely Road, Kountze; Village ...
A witness says he and Pruitt were sitting outside a home when someone came up and shot Pruitt. Investigators say the don't have anyone in custody, but are following several leads. OLDER: Beaumont Police are investigating what an officer at the scene calls a homicide in the 3900 block of Sunbury Drive near South 23rd.
Photos: Evangelist Billy Graham visits SE Texas in 1956 ..... From left, Howard Hicks, general manager of the Beaumont Chamber of Commerce; the Rev. ..... Graham met with more than 300 Southeast Texas residents during his visit to the facility, now McCabe Roberts Avenue United Methodist Church.
Beaumont's David Bradley announced earlier this year that he would not run for an eighth term on the State Board of Education, leaving open his seat representing Jefferson, Hardin, Orange, Jasper and Newton counties, as well as several counties in the Houston and Galveston areas, for the first time since ...
Funeral services have been set for a longtime Beaumont city councilwoman who passed away on Sunday morning. Gethrel ... She was elected twice to the position of Mayor Pro-Tem by her fellow council members and was active in the Texas Municipal League, National League of Cities, National Black ...
Police are looking into whether a gunshot victim who showed up at the Medical Center of Southeast Texas in Port Arthur is connected to a reported shooting on Kristin Lane in Beaumont on Friday. Someone showed up to the Port Arthur hospital with a gunshot wound not long after an argument between a group of what ...
BEAUMONT, Texas -- Overnight storms damaged a roof at the Lamar University police station and and flipped a truck in Beaumont. Trees were also uprooted around the campus, reported KBMT-TV early Saturday. Also read: 2-year-old Louisiana girl dies when tree falls on home during severe weather.
Several places in Texas could be facing what this region went through in 2011 - the closure of a youth prison, a facility that seemed secure and employed many people. Yet Southeast Texas ... You can also mail letters to The Enterprise, P.O. Box 3071, Beaumont, TX, 77704. The limit on letters is 200 words.
Beaumont man arrests, accused of making homemade bombs .... BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) — A 27-year-old Southeast Texas man has been arrested after federal agents said a search of his home turned up homemade bombs and bomb-making materials. Mark Avrey Rudd was arrested Friday and charged ...
The Beaumont man accused of murder in a shooting at a car wash last month was arrested in Houston this morning, Beaumont Police announced. Desmond Bennett, 22, was arrested at a Houston area hotel. Police issued a murder warrant for Bennett last month in connection with the Dec. 28, 2017 death ...
After enduring a tropical storm, hard freezes and heavy rains in recent months, Southeast Texans finally caught a break when Tuesday's tsunami wasn't that serious. ... OK, there actually wasn't a tsunami along the Gulf Coast, but for a while some area residents feared there might be. That's because the ...
How would state officials like it if Texas businesses decided to stop paying their taxes for two or three months while they took care of "staff turnover"? We're pretty sure they ... The closure of the Port Arthur office puts greater strain on the driver's license offices in Beaumont and Orange. The wait times at these ...
BEAUMONT, Texas (KTRK) --. Deputies say a man and his step-daughter are facing charges after the powerful opioid known as Fentanyl was discovered at a UPS office. The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office said it received a tip that the drugs were shipped to the UPS in Beaumont, and waited for the ...
Port Arthur, Texas, January 26, 2018 - On the above date and time officers from the Port Arthur Police Department responded to a home invasion at 7530 S. 4th Ave in Sabine Pass. Upon arrival officers located a male white, Jonah Rivera, with injuries to his mouth and facial area. The victim was incoherent ...
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Tx. — An escaped inmate in Texas is back behind bars, after authorities caught him running back to the prison with a duffel bag of ... Jefferson County Sheriff's officers and US Marshals were tipped off that inmates were escaping the federal prison in Beaumont, Texas, and crossing ...
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Mike Conaway introduced legislation that will keep San Angelo and Midland/Odessa relevant in the effort to build the I-14 interstate highway from the Killeen area through west Texas. H.R. 4823, entitled "Connecting the Rest to the West," would connect Brady and ...
The Longview-area unemployment rate declined slightly in December while the statewide rate increased, the Texas Workforce Commission said Friday ... The Beaumont-Port Arthur and McAllen-Edinburg-Mission areas had the state's highest jobless rates last month at 6.7 percent, commission data showed ...
The three suspects were arrested for Fraudulent use or possession of identifying information under Texas Penal Code §32.51 which prohibits a person from ... They are 31 year old Ashley Loftin from Spurger, Tx., 33 year old Wesley Martinez of Beaumont and 26 year old Yance Young of Beaumont.
BPD says officers tried to bring the man several times to The Salvation Army, but Jones refused. Officers say Jones told them he had medical issues. Without an autopsy, police cannot officially rule the cold temperatures as the cause of death. ---. PREVIOUS: A man's body was discovered Thursday morning behind a ...
Students at Charlton-Pollard Elementary are being transported to South Park Middle School due to low water pressure, a district spokesperson said. Walkers and van riders will return to C-P at 3:25 p.m.; car riders should be picked up at South Park. Bus riders will be picked up at South Park. Port Arthur.
Icicles hang off a ledge as freezing rain hits Beaumont on Tuesday. Photo taken Tuesday 1/16/18 Ryan Pelham/The Enterprise. Photo: Ryan Pelham, Ryan Pelham/The Enterprise. Image 2 of 35. Stable manager Rita Hall, left, and Deborah Rains put a blanket over Rains' horse, Shiloh, at Tyrrell Park ...
Hundreds of flights have been canceled in Texas, where frigid temperatures have left runways — and roads — dangerously icy. The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning for the Houston area Tuesday and is warning mariners of gale-force winds along the Texas coast. Sleet and freezing ...
Cindy White had to double check that she was still in the Lone Star State when she almost hit a kangaroo in East Texas on Sunday. "It was just a crazy day. Thank goodness I got pictures, because no one would believe me," White told the Chronicle. "I was driving my son's truck and had to call him and tell ...
NWS: 'Wintry' precipitation possible Tuesday in SE Texas ..... A strong cold front will move into Southeast Texas Tuesday, dropping temperatures to around 33 degrees by 4 p.m. And it brings with it a chance of rain that could change to a "brief wintry mix," according to the National Weather Service.
The battle to represent the heart of Houston's long underrepresented Latino community in Congress has drawn a most unexpected name. Tahir Javed. He's an outsider in the 29th congressional district. He's not Latino. He's never lived in the congressional district he is running in until now. And he's never ...
The battle to represent the heart of Houston's long underrepresented Latino community in Congress has drawn a most unexpected name. Tahir Javed. He's an outsider in the 29th congressional district. He's not Latino. He's never lived in the congressional district he is running in until now. And he's never ...
The ongoing battle in Texas to keep basic governmental information available to the public got an important victory last week. The attorney general's office properly ruled that the city of Austin cannot withhold records about applicants for its city manager's job by claiming that the information would harm the ...
Take Texas, for example, which finally and reluctantly approved the limited use of medical marijuana in 2015. Very limited ... The license fee to grow marijuana in Texas is also nearly $500,00, one of the highest in the U.S. ... You can also mail letters to The Enterprise, P.O. Box 3071, Beaumont, TX, 77704.
Page left Southeast Texas in 1995 with his two daughters from his marriage to Kathy Page. One daughter took her own life several years ago. Fulton said the other daughter refuses all contact with him. Vidor Police Chief Rod Carroll, observing his first work anniversary as chief, said one of the first things he ...
“The Department of Justice has made addressing neighborhood violent crime a priority, as has the Eastern District of Texas,” said U.S. Attorney Alan R. Jackson. “Today's indictment of Eric Coleman and his associates by a federal grand jury represents the culmination of months of hard work by the Beaumont Police ...


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