An 11-year-old student accused Ruby Gunner of assaulting him at Lee Elementary.
Orange police say an Orange man, who died after being found bleeding in the middle of a street Wednesday night, cut himself on a window during a home burglary. Devin Walker was found just before 11 p.m.
GRAPEVINE, Texas -- The Boy Scouts of America voted on Thursday to end its controversial policy banning gay kids and teens from joining one of the nation's most popular youth organizations, ditching membership
A well-known Beaumont attorney is in jail on bonds totaling more than $12,000,000.
Jefferson County Sheriff's Deputies have released the name of a woman who was shot to death Thursday morning, and the name of the man accused of shooting her.
A spokesperson for the Orange County Sheriff's Office told 12News that deputies now have a suspect in the April 15 shooting of a herd of cows.
A spokesperson for the Nederland Police Department has released the name of a person who died in a one-vehicle accident that happened around 2:30 a.m. Thursday.
TRAFFIC ALERT: A lost load of nails is causing problems for motorists along Highway 90 between China and Nome in Jefferson County.
Police in Orange are trying to find out if there is a connection between the discovery of a teen who died from what appears to be stab or puncture wounds and a burglary that happened Wednesday evening.
A deteriorating cemetery concerns some after human remains are found in a grave covered only by a piece of plywood.
On Wednesday, the mother of a Port Arthur boy who accuses his teacher of assaulting him released photos of his injuries.
Councilman Jamie Smith says the city might have to resort to raising taxes to solve the crisis with the streets.
Several mobile food truck owners say their livelihood is being threatened by the city of Beaumont.
A Beaumont Police Department spokesperson has identified a man police say called 911 and made a false report claiming a teacher was being held hostage by a student at the Pathways Learning Center located at 1800 Tulane St. in north Beaumont.
Nederland police have no one in custody for the city's second homicide of the year, but Police Chief Darrell Bush told 12News investigators are continuing to track down leads.
Chief Bush said his department is waiting on an analysis of forensics evidence to return from the lab. He also says witnesses are being questioned.
Port Arthur, Labelle-Fannett and firefighters with several other area agencies Wednesday morning responded to a fire that officials believe was caused by a lightning strike to a reserve oil tank.
According to Jefferson County Sheriff's Office Spokesperson Rod Carroll, the fire started shortly before 8 a.m. at a tank located on Highway 73 near Labelle Road.
A Spokesperson for the Orange County Sheriff's Office told 12News that investigators have identified a man whose body was found in the Neches River on May 5.
PAISD superintendent is recommending the school board suspend Ruby Gunner without pay.
The devastation left by a series of deadly tornadoes in central Oklahoma is unimaginable, and perhaps no one is more aware of the horrific damage than a Port Arthur native now working as a reporter in the area, Rusty Surette.
Multiple lawsuits have been filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas on behalf of guest workers who claim they were held in modern day labor camps and threatened with deportation.
Stable Spirit Pony Club practices for the Texas Special Olympics Equestrian Competition and brings home 11 medals.
Southeast Texans aren't wasting any time donating to Oklahoma tornado victims. Becky Romero moved to Port Neches three years ago from Oklahoma. She went from living in the middle of tornado alley to
A 9-year-old girl who was "always smiling" is among the first of the Oklahoma tornado victims to be identified. Third-grader Ja'Nae Hornsby was one of the students who perished when the twister demolished
The Port Neches Splash Park is expecting big crowds this summer but some new rules are being enforced to tame those crowds on Saturdays.
Places to donate time, cash and resources to help victims of the Oklahoma Tornado
A spokesperson for the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office told 12News Tuesday morning that early autopsy results are in from a body found in the Neches River south of the Purple Heart Memorial Bridge.
It was a tragic first at the Jefferson County courthouse Monday when the county's first ever texting and driving manslaughter case went before a judge.
Rotashia Baird pleaded guilty to second degree manslaughter.
Police release more details in Nederland's second homicide of 2013
The American Veterinary Medical Association says postal service carriers are among the most frequent victims of dog bites.
A spokesperson for the Jasper County Sheriff's Office told 12News that deputies are working to find out why a baby was left alone inside a home located on County Road 421 in Kirbyville.
Port Arthur police questioned a possible suspect, but have not yet made an arrest after a man was assaulted and threatened with a knife by a robber who took the victim's truck.
Nederland police investigating the city's second homicide of the year.
Police Chief Darrell Bush told 12News a neighbor found Patricia Dale Hebert, 67, of Nederland, inside her home.
$600 million dollars... that's all anybody had on their mind at the Dos Amigas convenience store Saturday, as people flocked to get their Powerball ticket.
Lottery officials released the winning numbers for the largest multistate Powerball jackpot: 22, 10,13,14, 52 and the Powerball number is 11.
A police spokesperson told 12News two people were seriously injured following a multi-vehicle accident Friday night on the Rainbow Bridge in Port Arthur.
The Port Arthur Police Department is investigating a fatal auto-pedestrian accident that happened around 3:30 a.m. Saturday at 1700 Main Ave.
12News met up with Chad Sigmon of Land O'Lakes, Florida in Mauriceville Saturday morning, 867 miles into his 2,650 mile cross country run.
Texas Department of Public Safety Report: At approximately 3:16am, there was a two vehicle crash on State Highway 105 near Batson. The driver of a 1984 Toyota truck was traveling west on Highway 105
A Jefferson County grand jury indicted Ruby Gunner on a charge of injury to a child, which is a third degree felony. On Friday, she told her side of the story on 12News.
A spokesperson for the Department of Public Safety has identified a man who was killed in an accident in Jefferson County.
An arrest warrant has been issued for 21-year-old Reginald Keith Arion after authorities say he fled from the Jefferson County Courthouse Friday morning. Judge John Paul Davis revoked Arion's bond on
Investigators with the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office are working to identify a person whose body was found in the Neches River Thursday evening.
A Port Arthur teacher has been released on $10,000 bond after she was indicted on a charge of injury to a child.
If you drive along Concord road in North Beaumont then you've probably noticed construction has started on the street widening project.
A Beaumont man who collapsed following a brief chase and struggle with a Kirbyville Police Officer has died.
Central High School English teacher claims she witnessed a cheating incident during the taking of the TAKS standardized test last year.
An arson investigator with the Beaumont Police Department says a storage building was deliberately set.
Javier Najera and nearly half of his team walked away from their last game of the season Thursday night, protesting the accusations by several parents that Najera yells Spanish curse words at his 6-year-old players.
BISD police officers are at the Stephen F. Austin Middle School campus investigating a report that a group of students threw eggs containing a mixture of flower and bleach at another group of students.
An update to a story we broke earlier this week: The Beaumont Independent School District teacher who filed a complaint with the Texas Education agency has come forward publicly.
Two board members confirm there is an investigation into allegations of cheating at BISD, but one trustee says it's a district investigation, not a state one.
Powerball players try to up their chances of winning big by going to stores where people have won before.
Four Renaissance Hospital employees stood in silent protest outside the Groves facility Wednesday morning, claiming they never received the paychecks they were promised after the hospital shut its doors on April 26th.
Beaumont postal workers are fighting to keep their jobs and your mail from moving to Houston. More than a dozen workers protested, Wednesday, against a plan to move the Walden Road processing unit to
An 8-year-old in Port Neches can see the world much more clearly thanks to a special pair of glasses.
The Beaumont Police Department hosted the 2013 Southeast Texas Police Memorial Ceremony Wednesday morning. The annual ceremony took place on the front steps of the police station.
Port Neches city council is considering an agreement that will lead to the YMCA of Southeast Texas leasing the Texas National Armory from the city.
In less than a month, members of the Texas Legislative Budget Board will visit the Beaumont Independent School District.
Some parents are upset with how an investigation into prom drinking is being handled.
12News has confirmed that a second victim has died as a result of injuries he suffered in the April 17 fire at Beaumont's Exxon Mobil refinery.
Chad McDonald passed away Tuesday.
To combat drunk driving -- the NTSB announced Tuesday a recommendation for all states to reduce the legal blood alcohol level that constitutes drunk driving from no more than .08 to no more than .05.
September 13, 2008 is an unpleasant memory for homeowners along the Gulf Coast. In the overnight hours, Hurricane Ike, knocked on Bolivar Peninsula's door at 110 miles per hour. This potent, un welcomed
Detectives with the Beaumont Police Department are searching for Kerry Collier, 21, of Beaumont.
Officer Carol Riley told 12News that Collier is a person of interest in the Nicholas Rosen Murder case.
A local organization has started a community garden where all of the produce is given to area senior citizens.
An employee of the Scalco Food Store in Port Arthur said an early morning fire damaged the store's entire inventory.
Beaumont police are searching for a man who robbed the Wells Fargo bank near Parkdale Mall shortly after 9 a.m. Monday.
On Friday May 10th staff at the Larry Gist Unit held a memorial service to honor correctional officers who lost their lives in the line of duty.
5/10/2013 Weather photos
A Spokesperson for the Lumberton Police Department told 12News officers worked a multi-vehicle accident on Highway 69 just north of Lumberton Friday afternoon.
A Hardin County district judge has ruled in favor of a group of Kountze Cheerleaders who want to continue displaying religious banners at football games.
356th District Judge Steve Thomas Wednesday ruled that the Kountze Independent School District cannot prevent the displays.
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