Beaumont police officers secured the Jefferson County Courthouse after an inmate with a gun held corrections officers hostage at the adjacent city jail. An inmate with a gun at the Beaumont city jail caused a tense morning at the Jefferson County Courthouse Monday.
Issa Habash lost most of his clothing inventory when Hurricane Rita's waters leaked through his garments shop's porous roof, a condition he claims he asked his landlord to remedy before the disastrous storm arrived.
Ah, summertime. For many of us, the very word conjures up images of fun and relaxation, a time of backyard barbecues and lazing by the pool, or enjoying the entertainment options provided by the local multiplex showing the latest and greatest in summer blockbusters and sequels galore.
The clubhouse of the Palms at Pleasure Island Golf Course Since it opened in 2003, the Palms at Pleasure Island Golf Course has had to deal with erosion along the greens of the back nine and recurring problems with a series of course managers. Now one of the latest management companies is taking the city of Port Arthur to court over its contract to operate the 18-hole, 72-par course.
The wife of an iron worker crushed by a crane load says there is no way to determine the value of a "husband and good man," but she is seeking $3.5 million from the crane company that she claims is responsible for her husband's wrongful death.
Ruthie Williams and Jo Beth Byerly purchased what they believed was a new 2006 Hyundai Sonata from Philpott Motors, which had obtained the car through a dealer trade with Billy Navarre Chervolet Honda Hyundai.
Jennifer Turner More often than not, money is at the root of family conflict. That became evident in Jefferson County recently when a woman filed for a restraining order against her own father, whom she claims is squandering her incapacitated mother's retirement account.
Bryan Blevins While growing up, Joyce Myers helped her mother with the family laundry, a task that included washing the uniforms her father wore during his almost 20-year refinery career. From 1943 to 1965, Myers' father insulated pipes with asbestos at the Mobil Oil Refinery in Beaumont.
It's hard to separate a Texan from his pickup truck, and when Bryant Jarnagin's Ford F-150 was repossessed, the man claims he suffered "severe emotional distress." The incident has led him to sue Southern Ford (Central Ford Inc.), the dealership that sold him the truck.
As a proud American of Irish descent, I pause now and then to reflect on the many gifts given us by Irish culture: the words of literary giants like Joyce and Yeats, the lilting music of The Chieftains, the stirring spectacle of "Riverdance" and of course the liquid wonder that is Guinness.
The medical malpractice trial of Darlene Spears vs. Dr. Carl J. Beaudry and Christus Health Southeast Texas that was slated to begin in Judge Donald Floyd's 172nd District Court on July 10 was settled before the crop of 40 plus potential jurors could be narrowed down.