Two major political developments concerning the 252nd criminal district court judge's seat.
The software program used by the Orange County Sheriff's Office is described as "glitchy" and "outdated", but a software switch in the works is expected to make the department more efficient in almost every area.
Beaumont police Tuesday arrested a man accused of using his first day out of jail to stab his own brother.
Perry Banks Jr, 21, of Beaumont, was arrested Tuesday afternoon after officers say he was caught shoplifting at a Beaumont store.
Officials say a mislabeling caused workers with the Beaumont Water Department to bust a gas line Tuesday morning.
Adrianne Wells says she saw the surveillance video of Michael Fisher hitting her son, Reginald, three times before knocking the boy out with an upper cut.
It's a painful image she can't erase from her mind.
Wells said, "To see my son punched and slid across the floor, and no one has done nothing, no one has said you know I'm sorry for what happened."
PN-G I.S.D. is unable to speak on an agenda item that caught the attention of Groves Middle School teachers but the district eventually votes it down.
Another 12News political exclusive.
A spokesperson for the Hardin County Sheriff's Office has informed 12News that a student has confessed to writing a "hit list" that prompted school administrators to beef up security at Silsbee Middle School.
According to Silsbee ISD Superintendent Richard Bain, a piece of paper was found in a hallway Friday with the words 'hit list' and the names of ten students. The note also had the date December 9 written on it.
The City of Beaumont is set to break ground on a new fire station next week.
Two people have filed to become the next 252nd District Court judge after learning that Judge Layne Walker will not seek a fourth term.
Attorneys Raquel West and Carolyn Wiedenfeld say they will run for the seat. Attorney Langston Adams is considering a candidacy.
Former Nederland ISD trustee Gavin Bruney becomes the first, and so far the only, Democratic candidate to announce for the District 21 state representative seat.
A spokesperson for the Beaumont Police Department has informed 12News that an 18-year-old who was reported missing Saturday has been found. The spokesperson said she is okay.
Close to 60 abused and neglected children are playing with brand new toys and gifts after being treated to a special Christmas party Saturday by those who care for them at Buckner Children's Village.
Barely able to contain their excitement over the sight of Mr. and Mrs. Claus, the special group of kids got their chance to sit in Santa's lap and reap their reward.
A Jefferson County Sheriff's deputy is recovering from injuries suffered in a wreck Saturday morning. Spokesperson Rod Carroll tells 12 News The accident involved a white pickup truck. Deputy Carroll says
Agents with Homeland Security and the Department of Public Safety conducted a raid Wednesday morning at a business in Port Arthur.
Investigators arrived at Tony's Kustom & Kollision located in the 6100 block of Gulfway in Port Arthur around 9 a.m.
"It's really going to be one of the most beautiful casinos built, I think it's going to shock people how nice this property is going to be," said Tilman Fertitta, CEO of the company that owns Golden Nugget casinos.
Beaumont Fire Captain Earl White believes an improperly installed fireplace ignited the house fire.
Jasper child taken to Houston hospital as officials investigate child abuse case
Jasper police officers and the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services are investigating a case involving injury to a child.
A 33-year-old Beaumont man is in jail after police say they caught him in the act of burglarizing a home around 2 p.m. Thursday.
A billboard is raising questions before it even goes up.
An estimated 3,000 people waited in line in the cold for their chance to see Santa inside the Christmas-themed train in Beaumont Thursday.
Southeast Texas State Representative Joe Deshotel's birthday fundraiser Thursday had a somber tone as a result of the passing of Nelson Mandela.
The 95-year-old former president of South Africa and anti-Apartheid leader died Thursday after a lengthy illness.
Nelson Mandela, the revered statesman who emerged from prison after 27 years to lead South Africa out of decades of apartheid, has died, South African President Jacob Zuma announced late Thursday.
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