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    Boyett remains in jail, new mugshot released amid three counts of manslaughter, one count of aggravated assault with deadly weapon

    A woman accused of causing an accident that killed a pregnant woman and her sister has turned herself in at the Hardin County Sheriff's Office.

    Crystal Boyett was indicted on three counts of manslaughter and one count of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

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    BISD won't have enough teachers to start the school year Video included

    The Beaumont Independent School District will not have enough teachers for the start of the school year. Superintendent Vern Butler confirmed that to the media after a budget workshop Thursday afternoon.

    The lack of teachers is based on a risk the board of managers took last week not to fill 53 teacher vacancies, for budgetary reasons.

    Jury convicts Nederland man in Orange County drug conspiracy

    A Nederland man has been convicted for drug trafficking.

    Stephen Shane Hall, 40, of Nederland, was convicted in federal court Thursday, according to a news release issued Friday by U.S. Attorney John M. Bales.

    Woman from Orange, man from Louisiana arrested on drug charges

    A spokesperson for the Orange County Sheriff's Office Friday said a man and woman were arrested after officers found 36 grams of Methamphetamine.

    Orange County Sheriff's Deputies and Vidor Police Officers obtained a warrant for a search at a house in the 4500 block of Caribou Road in Orange County. During the search, deputies say they found the 36 grams of meth.

    Radio station causes a stir, gives free gas to 100 people

    A local radio station caused a stir this morning in Beaumont by giving away free gas to the first 100 people to show up at the pump.

    The promotion, started at 7:15 a.m. at the Shell Station located at Interstate 10 at Washington Blvd.

    Four KY firefighters injured, one critically, while helping students with ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

    Four Campbellsville, KY firefighters received a severe shock while helping the Campbellsville University marching band with an ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. 

    A hot weekend ahead

    The heat is on in Southeast Texas.  Highs today will reach the mid 90's with only isolated showers possible.

    Kirbyville woman indicted on four counts in connection with crash that killed three

    A Jasper County woman was indicted Thursday on three counts of manslaughter and one count of aggravated assault with deadly weapon for her role in a February accident that killed a pregnant woman, her sister and her unborn child.

    Vigil held for victims of "police injustice" Video included

    Members of the Port Arthur community are taking a stand against racial profiling nearly two weeks after the shooting death of Ferguson Missouri teen Michael Brown.

    An awareness rally and community vigil took place Thursday night at Gillham Circle in memory of Brown and other victims of what organizers call "police injustice" across the country.

    Watching the Tropics

    Shower and thunderstorm activity associated with a small area of low pressure located north of the Virgin Islands remains disorganized.  Interaction of this system with Hispaniola could limit development through tonight.  However, environmental conditions are expected to be more conducive for development when the disturbance moves near or over the southeastern Bahamas on Saturday.

    Bring Your Own Device set to start at Central Middle School in Nederland

    As technology evolves, those picking up on the advances seem to be getting younger and younger. 

    Even children use internet connected devices for gaming or social media sites.

    Students at Central Middle school in Nederland can now bring electronic devices to class. 

    While technology in the classroom isn't a foreign concept, CMS now has increased capabilities.

    New Orleans duo arrested for Orange County drugs

    A traffic stop led to a drug bust in Orange County Thursday morning night. A deputy stopped a car on Interstate 10 east around 12:15 and noticed the driver was nervous.

    Abuse of ducks reported at Doornbos Park Video included

    Doornbos Park in Nederland is known for the numerous ducks that waddle around the pond. Most people feed them and, now, there are reports of people abusing them.

    Buckets of ice being poured over Southeast Texas Video included

    Ice cold water is being dumped all over Southeast Texas. The popular "Ice Bucket Challenge" is taking the nation and the Golden Triangle by storm.

    Turmoil surrounding Labelle-Fannett Volunteer Fire Dept funding Video included

    There seems to be turmoil between the Labelle-Fannett Volunteer Fire Department and the board of the Jefferson County Emergency Services District #4.

    The Labelle-Fannett fire chief, Charles Sonnier, said he's unhappy with the way the JCESD is managing its budget.

    Back to school sparks new stress

    Back to school.

    Those three words can instantaneously agitate your child. 
    Saying goodbye to summer and getting back to the books can be a tough transition time for students. 
    The toll is often displayed in your child's emotions.

    Nederland Police tackle moving day

    Amid heat indexes of 109, Nederland police officers began tackling the tedious task of moving into a freshly renovated station Wednesday.

    The police department has called 1400 Boston Avenue home since 1977, but everyone packed up and moved down the street 13 months ago so construction crews could remodel the station.

    City of Port Arthur postpones audit

    The city of Port Arthur postponed a move to hire a firm to conduct a forensic audit of all city departments. 

    The measure, presented by Councilman Willie 'Bae' Lewis, would take a closer look at all financial information within the city. 

    BISD police investigating one of their own after complaint

    The Beaumont Independent School District spokesman tells us the district has been made aware of an incident that occurred involving a BISD police officer. 

    A source tells 12News that the BISD police department is investigating a complaint that the officer sent inappropriate pictures to someone. 

    Pistol packing preacher pleads no contest in misdemeanor marijuana case, must surrender concealed handgun license

    A Southeast Texas man who became known as the 'Pistol Packing Preacher' pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor marijuana case.

    Jefferson County Criminal District Attorney Cory Crenshaw said that Pastor James Arthur McAbee pled no contest to possession of marijuana, a Class B misdemeanor.

    SLIDESHOW

    This week's Jefferson County Sheriff's Office most wanted 8/15/2014

    This week's most wanted fugitives from the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office

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    This week's Orange County Sheriff's Office most wanted 8/15/2014

    Do you know any of these people?  They all have warrants for their arrest.  The Orange County Sheriff's Office is asking for your help in finding them.

    This week's Hardin County Sheriff's Office most wanted 8/15/2014

    This week's Hardin County Sheriff's Office most wanted 7/18/2014

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