Jefferson County Newswire

Jefferson County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Jefferson County, TX.

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  1. FEMA extends Harvey hotel assistance through MayRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... previous April 23 deadline has been extended until the end of May with a check-out date of June 1. Over 500 Jefferson County households were in FEMA-funded hotels, according to the most recent data, with 209 Orange County households and 25 Hardin ...

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  2. Group asks Arkansas high court to approve casino ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Galveston County Daily News

    A group seeking a public vote on expanded gambling in Arkansas is asking the state Supreme Court to force Attorney General Susan Rutledge to approve and certify the ballot title. Driving Arkansas Forward is trying to put a proposal on the November ballot to legalize casinos in Jefferson and Pope counties, as well as at the Oaklawn horse track in Hot Springs and at the Southland greyhound track in West Memphis.

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  3. Jefferson County Texas Petitioner v. Jefferson County Constables Association RespondentRead the original story

    Friday Apr 13 | FindLaw

    ... agree and affirm the court's judgment. The case centers on a collective bargaining agreement (CBA) between Jefferson County, Texas, and the Jefferson County Constables Association, which the County has recognized as the exclusive bargaining agent ...

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  4. Three people sent to hospital after wreck in Jefferson County.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 14 | KBMT

    DPS reports a Cadillac passenger vehicle was traveling south bound on SH 326 when it drove through a red light and was struck by a Chevrolet SUV driving east bound on Highway 90. On April 13, 2018, at approximately 9:30p.m., the Texas Department of Public Safety responded to a multiple vehicle crash at the intersection of US 90 and SH 326 in Jefferson County. Preliminary reports indicate that a 2003 Cadillac passenger vehicle was traveling southbound on SH 326.

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  5. EDITORIAL: Let's prevent the next flood, not just react to the last oneRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 14 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... to make sure that the next hurricane or flood doesn't cause so much damage. Commissioners in Orange and Jefferson County have recently discussed efforts to secure this limited-use "Section 404" aid. In fact, that money can't be used to repair damage ...

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  6. Jefferson County Sheriff's Office capture robbery suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 12 | Orange Leader

    On April 11, 2018 at 10:24am, the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office received calls of a vehicle that drove off into the water on FM 365 near Hillebrandt Bayou. A white male driver exited the vehicle and ran across a field.

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  7. EDITORIAL: PA downtown plans encouraging, but realism neededRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 12 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    Four years ago an Arizona company paid $50,000 to Jefferson County for a lease-option on land in front of the Jack Brooks Regional Airport.

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  8. Who Benefits?Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 11 | Texarkana Gazette

    Once again those who want legal casinos in Arkansas - and most likely hope to profit on them - are on the move. The first was Driving Arkansas Forward, which proposed a ballot initiative allowing voters to say yes or no to three casinos, one each in Jefferson and Crittenden counties with another in either Miller, Mississippi, Pope, Union or White counties.

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  9. SETX 'Marlboro Bandit' gets 20 year sentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 11 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    A Winnie man stole $2,000 worth of cigarettes from a Hamshire store was sentenced to 20 years in prison Wednesday, according to information from the Jefferson County District Attorney's Office.

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  10. Traffic Advisory: Multiple Lane Closures on Interstate 10 in Jefferson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 11 | Orange Leader

    The Texas Department of Public Safety will conduct two separate crash reconstructions causing multiple lane closures on Interstate 10 in Jefferson County, Texas beginning at 9:30 a.m. on April 12, 2018. The Texas Department of Transportation will assist DPS with all traffic control devices and equipment.

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  11. DPS: Wreck reconstruction will close parts of I-10 ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 11 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    Crash reconstruction will close to sections of Interstate 10 in Jefferson County Thursday, the Department of Public Safety said in a news release.

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  12. Port Arthur Motiva location considered for investmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 10 | KBMT

    ... "That would be something we would we welcome. We have always been industrially friendly, Michael Sinegal, Jefferson County Commissioner for precinct 3, said. According to Reuters Motiva's chief executive Brian Coffman, Motiva was evaluating boosting ...

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    Monday Apr 9 | KBMT

    ... "That would be something we would we welcome. We have always been industrially friendly, Michael Sinegal, Jefferson County Commissioner for precinct 3, said. According to Reuters Motiva's chief executive Brian Coffman, Motiva was evaluating boosting ...

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  14. Port Neches boat owners stress safety after boat accident kills two on Taylor's BayouRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 9 | KBMT

    There have been 9 major boating accidents in Jefferson and Orange counties in the last two years according to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. There have been 9 major boating accidents in Jefferson and Orange counties in the last two years according to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.

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  15. Man, woman arrested after stolen tractor leads to plot to kill Tyler County justice of the peaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 6 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    ... judge. Dalton Collins,45, and Alicia Johnson,35, both of Woodville, were arrested by U.S. Marshalls in Jefferson County on Friday, March 30, 2018, without incident according to a release from the Tyler County Sheriff's Office. The two are charged ...

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  16. Kingwood, TX Author Publishes Humorous Child-Raising BookRead the original story

    Friday Apr 6 | PR Leap

    ... The Historic Belle Jim Hotel of Jasper, TX; Betting, Booze and Brothels: Vice Corruption; Justice in Jefferson County, Texas from Spindletop to the 1960s; and two children's books: Lost in the Big Thicket and The Ghosts of Spindletop Hill. Landrey ...

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  17. Woman threatened to shoot Jefferson County judge over custody battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 4 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    A Port Arthur woman allegedly threatened to shoot a Jefferson County judge and "anyone else" in his courtroom after her children were taken by Child Protective Services, according to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office.

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  18. Deputies clear up armed robbery cases with arrest of man in VidorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 2 | KBMT

    A spokesperson for the Orange County Sheriff's Office Monday said a man arrested on multiple warrants has confessed to armed robberies in Orange and Jefferson County. Deputy Janois Grizzaffi said Zachary Harris confessed to multiple crimes while talking to detectives.

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  19. Groves man dies in 2-vehicle Jasper County wreck involving motorcycle, carRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 31 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A man from Groves in Jefferson County died in a two-vehicle wreck involving a car and a motorcycle that occurred near Kirbyville Saturday evening. Sgt. Josh Hancock with the Kirbyville Police Department said that the wreck occurred at about 5:47 p.m. on Saturday.

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  20. Dueling casino measures could dominate airwavesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 31 | Texarkana Gazette

    Competing proposals to legalize casinos in four Arkansas counties may guarantee that voters will be inundated with ads on the issue, but the focus likely won't be whether the state needs another gambling option. The debate instead could hinge on what type of casinos would be palatable to this Bible Belt state.

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