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  1. DPS announces I-10 shutdown Wednesday for accidentaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KBMT

    Drivers heading to work Wednesday morning will be delayed on Interstate 10 near the FM 365 exit as the Department of Public Safety reconstructs a recent accident. The DPS will close all westbound lanes of I-10 at the FM 365 exit from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. Troopers will close the eastbound lanes from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. A DPS spokesperson said westbound drivers on I-10 coming from Louisiana and Orange should detour using US 90 in Beaumont to Highway 61 south near Devers, then back to IH-10 in Anahuac or US 90 to Houston.

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  2. Crime 44 mins ago 5:27 p.m.Louisiana man wanted for robbing employer, kidnapping manager caughtaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 21 | KBMT

    An armed Louisiana man wanted for robbing his employer and kidnapping his boss while at work overnight in Louisiana lead Beaumont police on a short high speed chase just west of Beaumont Friday afternoon. Beaumont Police arrested Ivory Carl Myles, 28, of Shreveport, La., Friday afternoon after he lead officers on the high speed chase and officers found a gun in his car according to Beaumont Police Spokesperson Haley Morrow.

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  3. Crime 11 mins ago 4:54 p.m.Louisiana man wanted for robbery, kidnapping leads Beaumont Police onaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 21 | KBMT

    An armed Louisiana man wanted robbery, kidnapping and sexual assault charges in Louisiana lead police on a short high speed chase just west of Beaumont Friday afternoon. Beaumont Police arrested Ivory Carl Myles, 28, Friday afternoon after he lead officers on the high speed chase and officers found a gun in his car according to Beaumont Police Spokesperson Haley Morrow.

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  4. SETX heat uncomfortable for some, hazardous to othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 13 | KBMT

    Jessica Mondragon, a social worker at the Salvation Army in Beaumont, sees it all the time. Older people, those on a fixed income, making a choice between running the AC and buying food.

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  5. Dr. Jimmy Simmons, two other BISDa Read StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 13 | KBMT

    The Beaumont Independent School District announced Thursday that three current members of the district's board of managers will be stepping down at the end of July. Dr. James M. "Jimmy" Simmons, along with fellow Beaumont Independent School District Board Managers Lenny Caballero and Jack Carroll have announced they will step down from their Board positions effective July 31, 2017.

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  6. Reward offered in search for suspect in attemptedaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 6 | KBMT

    A reward is being offered by the U.S. Postal Inspection Service for information leading to the arrest of a suspect in an attempted robbery of the main post office on Walden Road Thursday morning. The U.S. Postal Inspection Service is offering a reward of up to $25,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect who attempted to rob the Beaumont Main Post Office, 5815 Walden Rd, Beaumont, TX.

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  7. Flooding on Washington Blvd raises concerns for residentsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 27 | KBMT

    Sonny's BBQ II owner, Anita Allison, told 12News flooding is a problem outside her restaurant every time it rains. "We need to get something done because it affects the businesses here and like across the street.

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  8. Beaumont Police look for answers in suspicious deathaRead the original story

    Monday Jun 26 | KBMT

    Beaumont Police are waiting for autopsy results from a 54-year-old homeless woman who was found dead at Collier's Ferry Park on Saturday. PK Moore, a social worker with Some Other Place said Dungan lived in a shed behind a duplex off McFaddin Avenue.

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  9. MISSING: 27-year-old missing from BeaumontRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 26 | KBMT

    He was last seen May 11th by family and friends walking down Nora St. He is approximately 6' tall, 180lbs and has brown eyes. The Beaumont man is hard of hearing and has a speech impairment.

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  10. West Brook Alumni graduates from basic militaryaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 26 | KBMT

    U.S Air Force Airman 1st Class Dabreia N. Parks graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio. Parks is a 2014 graduate of West Brook High School.

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  11. Community startled by suspicious death at Collier'saRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 25 | KBMT

    Local church leaders were startled by the discovery of Catherine Jane Dungan being found dead in Collier's Ferry Park. Rev. Irvin L. Barrett of Sunlight Missionary Baptist Church says he came to the scene on Saturday night to offer spiritual support to anyone who was troubled by the discovery of the 54-year-old Beaumont woman.

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  12. Dad dead, 7-year-old daughtera Read StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | KBMT

    A north-end Beaumont couple told 12News it sounded like automatic weapons fire as over thirty bullets went flying around 1 a.m. Tuesday. Alkevin Glenn Mire, 28, of Beaumont, was killed and his daughter Lay Mire, 7, who was identified by family, was seriously wounded according to police.

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  13. Lamar-Athletics 25 mins ago 8:40 p.m.It was recording breaking year for LU SoftballRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | KBMT

    BEAUMONT, Texas The 2017 Lamar University softball season was indeed one for the record books and for the memory books. The Cardinals smashed individual and team records in a year that saw them make their first-ever appearance in a national postseason tournament; an appearance that shone a positive national spotlight on the program for the way the Cardinals handled themselves after a controversial ending in the championship game.

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  14. Crime 39 mins ago 11:38 a.m.All suspects in armed robbery of Batson store in custody, facingaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | KBMT

    All three suspects in the armed robbery of a Batson convenience store are in custody and bail has been set for two of the suspects. Shavonskie Ardoin, 23, and Douglas John Martin, 21, have both been charged with aggravated robbery and are both of their bonds on those charges are $750,000 according to a release from the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office.

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  15. Crime 39 mins ago 4:40 p.m.Former federal prison chaplain sentenced to federal prison for smugglingaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | KBMT

    A former federal prison chaplain from Nederland was sentenced to a year and a day in federal prison Tuesday for smuggling tobacco and cigarettes into the federal prison in Beaumont. A 43-year-old federal prison chaplain has been sentenced for federal violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Brit Featherston today.

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  16. Five people escaped Beaumont home as it goes up inaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | KBMT

    Emergency personnel received a call about a structure fire at on 8th street and Swarner drive at approximately 6:00p.m Monday. Groves Fire Department, Nederland Fire Department, Port Neches Fire Department, and Jefferson County Sheriff's Deputies were all on scene.

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  17. Crime 10 mins ago 8:10 p.m.Beaumont police rule out driver of white truck, still have no suspectsaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | KBMT

    Teel was killed Tuesday morning inside of a car in the parking lot of the Sienna Apartment Homes in Beaumont. Officer Carol Riley with the Beaumont Police Department said investigators located a white pickup truck they had a picture of from a dash camera on the day of the murder.

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  18. Beaumont school district Police Chief resigns,aRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | KBMT

    Joseph S. Malbrough, lieutenant with the Beaumont ISD Police Department has been named Interim Police Chief after Robert Flores resigned last night. Officer Malbrough is a certified master peace officer, licensed Texas peace officer and also served as a Texas State Trooper.

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  19. Beaumont students to advise city leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | KBMT

    The fresh ideas of Beaumont high school students will soon have the ear of the Beaumont city council. On Tuesday, council members approved a Beaumont Youth Advisory Council.

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  20. Crime 17 mins ago 11:41 a.m.Jefferson County deputies arrest Beaumont woman with pills for saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | KBMT

    On 06/06/2017 at approximately 7:30 p.m. while the Jefferson County Narcotics Task Force was conducting surveillance in Beaumont, Texas, one of the Detectives observed suspicious activity that was not related to the surveillance. The Detectives observed a white Chevrolet car occupied by two white females engaging in conduct indicating that they were selling narcotics.

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