Texas Prison Chaplain Sentenced To Prison For SmugglingAuthorities said that a southeast Texas prison chaplain who smuggled tobacco and cigarettes to federal inmates must serve a year and a day behind bars. He faced a possible 15-year prison term.
Texas School Bus Crash Sends 23 Children, 1 Adult To HospitalsTwenty-four people — 23 of them fourth-graders — were sent to Southeast Texas hospitals after an accident involving their school bus, a pickup truck and an 18-wheeler.
Ex-Detective In Texas Gets Prison For Money LaunderingA former detective with a Southeast Texas sheriff's office must serve a year and a day in federal prison for money laundering in a public housing scheme.
ExxonMobil Investigates Threat At Beaumont RefineryAuthorities are investigating an alleged bomb threat at the ExxonMobil plant near Beaumont, Texas.
Injured Bald Eagle Found On Ground In Texas EuthanizedAn injured bald eagle found on the ground near an elevated electrical transmission line in Southeast Texas suffered burns and had to be euthanized.
Former Beaumont School Administrator Pleads GuiltyA former Beaumont public schools assistant superintendent has pleaded guilty to theft charges related to school programs that received thousands of federal dollars and of conspiring to falsify standardized test scores.
No. 4 Baylor Has No Plans To Let Lamar Repeat 34 Years AgoJust don't anticipate a repeat of 1981, when Lamar earned what is still one of the biggest upsets in its history. The Cardinals opened that season in Waco with a victory over the Southwest Conference champion Bears.
Shotgun Toting 13-Year-Old Allegedly Tries To Rob Texas Cab DriverPolice in South Texas have arrested a 13-year-old boy accused of toting a shotgun, trying to rob a cabbie and then driving away in the taxi.
Blind Beaumont Man Rescued By Good SamaritanPolice say a blind man in Beaumont got confused, missed his bus transfer and wandered alone all night in the cold trying to find his way home.
Two More Texas Clinics Closing Amid New Abortion Law Two more Texas abortions clinics are closing because of new restrictions placed on the facilities by the Republican-controlled Legislature.
Mattingly's Son To Play College Hoops In TexasThe son of Dodgers manager Don Mattingly is going to play college basketball for Bob Knight's son at Lamar University in Beaumont.
Texas School District Appeals Bible Banner RulingThe district says it wants the 9th Texas Court of Appeals in Beaumont to clarify whether the Kountze High School cheerleaders have a free speech right to include the religious messages.