A Southeast Texas man wanted in connection with the beating of a pregnant woman has been arrested.

Dennis Bernal, Jr., 24, was arrested by Lumberton Police Tuesday afternoon at about 3 p.m. according to a Beaumont Police Department spokesperson.

The pregnant woman was severely beaten on October 5, 2016, in the 5300 block of Pine Street according to police.

Police said Bernal, who is the woman's boyfriend and father of the unborn child, beat her for more than two hours.

Bernal is being take to the Jefferson County Correctional Center.