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Settled: Texas teacher’s ‘embarrassed’ suit against TruTV, John Langley

David Yates Feb. 23, 2017, 4:06pm

BEAUMONT – A settlement has been reached in a suit brought by an area teacher, who sued the makers of TruTV alleging he was embarrassed on national television following his arrest for public intoxication.

Ninth Court affirms dismissal of all charges against Jefferson County sheriff’s officer

David Yates Feb. 22, 2017, 3:22pm

BEAUMONT — In a unanimous Feb. 22 decision, the Ninth Court of Appeals affirmed dismissal of all charges against Sgt. Chad Kolander, a long-time Jefferson County Sheriff’s department investigator.

Customer blames steakhouse for injuries

Noddy A. Fernandez Feb. 22, 2017, 11:52am

BEAUMONT — A Silsbee customer is suing a Beaumont steakhouse, alleging its negligence caused the plaintiff to be injured by a waiter. 

Jefferson County 136th Court District: March 2017

The SE Texas Record Feb. 20, 2017, 1:25pm

COMMUNITY BANK OF TEXAS V. WELLS FARGO

New business licenses issued in Jefferson County

The SE Texas Record Feb. 20, 2017, 1:23pm

Feb. 10 - Feb. 16 License #:4482 Assumed Name:THE GATOR HOUSE Address:15026 LABELLE RD, BEAUMONT, TX 77705 Owner Name:KELLEY BRANDON License #:4488 Assumed Name:JP ACCESSORIES Address:2975 WILSON, BEAUMONT, TX 77703 Owner Name:DAVIS JOSEPH P License #:4520 Assumed Name:PHILS HOOKUP SERVICE Address:1610 15TH ST, PORT

Driver alleges Geico breached contract

Noddy A. Fernandez Feb. 20, 2017, 12:54pm

BEAUMONT — A Port Arthur man is suing Geico, alleging refusal to apply claims payments.

Ferguson Firm named Texas Top Tier Law Firm by U.S. News & World Report

David Yates Feb. 15, 2017, 3:54pm

Beaumont – Beaumont-based The Ferguson Law Firm has been named as one of Texas’ Top Tier Law Firms by U.S. News & World Report.

Jefferson County 60th Court District: March 2017

The SE Texas Record Feb. 13, 2017, 11:54am

KILGORE CONSTRUCTION LLC V.

New business licenses issued in Jefferson County

The SE Texas Record Feb. 13, 2017, 11:52am

Feb. 3 - 9 License #:3678 Assumed Name:ACE IMAGEWEAR Address:735 LIBERTY AVENUE, BEAUMONT, TX 77701 Owner Name:SHEPHERDS UNIFORM & LINEN SUPPLY COMPANY License #:3705

Health care provider accuses software provider of fraud

Philip Gonzales Feb. 9, 2017, 12:45pm

BEAUMONT — A Beaumont health care provider is suing a management software provider, alleging fraud and misrepresentation.

Mother blames husband's traffic death on tavern owner

Philip Gonzales Feb. 9, 2017, 12:35pm

BEAUMONT — A mother and two children are suing a tavern owner, alleging unlawful sale of liquor to an intoxicated person.

Motorist accused of driving on wrong side of road hit with default judgment

David Yates Feb. 7, 2017, 1:31pm

BEAUMONT - A Beaumont couple who sued a Walker County duo alleging vehicular negligence was awarded a default judgment back in September.

Jefferson County 58th Court District: March 2017

The SE Texas Record Feb. 6, 2017, 11:19am

US MONEY RESERVE INC V.

New business licenses issued in Jefferson County

The SE Texas Record Feb. 6, 2017, 11:16am

Jan. 27 - Feb. 2 License #:2812 Assumed Name:FIRST CHOICE TAXES Address:8399 FANNETT RD, BEAUMONT, TX 77705 Owner Name:ANDREWS NATALIE License #:2821 Assumed Name:KRL LOGISTICS Address:2490

Jefferson County 172nd Court District: February 2017

The SE Texas Record Jan. 30, 2017, 12:18pm

CANDY CARR HOWELL ELLIOTT V. ONEWEST BANK

New business licenses issued in Jefferson County

David Yates Jan. 30, 2017, 12:16pm

Jan. 20 - 26 License #:22057 Assumed Name:BENARD LOCK SERVICE Address:1220 ASHLEY ST,BEAUMONT,TX77701 Owner Name:BENOIT DONALD R License #:2115 Assumed Name:VERONICA PRUITT LMSW Address:

Barge inspector seeks new trial in suit over ‘inadequate lighting’ trip & fall

David Yates Jan. 24, 2017, 1:58pm

BEAUMONT – A barge inspector is seeking a new trial of his suit, which sought punitive damages from a maritime company for injuries he received after tripping and falling because of an alleged lack of “inadequate lighting.” Charlie Ducote filed suit against Enterprise Products Partners on July 22, 2015 in Jefferson County District Court.

Jefferson County 136th Court District: February 2017

The SE Texas Record Jan. 23, 2017, 11:16am

THERESA JOHNSON V.

New business licenses issued in Jefferson County

The SE Texas Record Jan. 23, 2017, 11:05am

Jan. 13 - 19 License #:1385 Assumed Name:WEAVER ENTERPRISE Address:600 WHITE OAK DRIVE,,LUMBERTON,TX77657 Owner Name:WEAVER BRYAN D License #:1387 Assumed Name:ACADIAN POOLS Address:600

Judge Sanderson knocks out first trial, car wreck plaintiff lands $18K verdict

David Yates Jan. 20, 2017, 10:18am

BEAUMONT – New District Judge Justin Sanderson, 60th Court, recently wrapped up his first trial, with a Southeast Texas jury awarding a car wreck plaintiff $18,227.42 in damages.