Port Arthur
ORANGE, Texas (AP) — Authorities have increased their reward in the search for the person responsible for the killing of a 4-year-old Southeast Texas girl more than 20 years ago.
PORT ARTHUR, Texas (AP) — A 24-year-old man was sentenced Wednesday to 30 days in jail for posting on social media a video last August of himself removing an ice cream container from a Texas market freezer, licking the contents and returning the container to the freezer.
PORT ARTHUR, Texas (AP) — An arrest warrant has been issued for a 24-year-old man who authorities say posted social media video of himself licking ice cream from a carton in Texas and returning it to a supermarket freezer.
The ninth annual Houston Methodist Cy-Hoops Invitational, hosted by Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District, is poised to return with plenty of talent.
PORT ARTHUR, Texas (AP) — As the nation plans new defenses against the more powerful storms and higher tides expected from climate change, one project stands out: an ambitious proposal to build a nearly 60-mile “spine” of concrete seawalls, earthen barriers, floating gates and steel levees on the Te
Attorneys Tina Bradley and Melody Chappell will face off again in a run-off election Tuesday to determine the Democratic candidate for the 172nd District Court Judge’s bench after neither secured a majority in the March primary.
A Nederland man was indicted on multiple counts of sexually abusing two nine year old girls and kept video evidence on his phone, records show.
DALLAS (AP) — Murky water started seeping into a Port Arthur, Texas, nursing home four days after administrators decided to shelter in place.
PORT ARTHUR, Texas (AP) — The church was empty, except for the piano too heavy for one man to move. It had been 21 days since the greatest storm Wayne Christopher had ever seen dumped a year’s worth of rain on his town, drowning this church where he was baptized, met his high school sweetheart and l
Jordan and Jonathan Babineaux returned to their family home in Port Arthur last week to find debris and flood damage.
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the aftermath of Harvey (all times local):

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The nation’s largest oil refinery is starting to reboot after shutting down ahead of Harvey’s onslaught.
BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) — His three vehicles flooded by Hurricane Harvey, Jason Bell checked at one car-rental office only to find about 2,500 people ahead of him on the waiting list.
Port Arthur’s major roads were swamped by rising waters brought by Harvey, and there were few images showing the devastation that virtually cut off the East Texas city.
A Port Arthur man accused of fatally shooting his brother last month has been indicted by a Jefferson County grand jury.
The Port Arthur Police Department held a community Fun Fest at Valley View Estates Friday. Games, bounce houses, a water slide, snacks, and raffle prizes for children were among the highlights of the event, which is part of PAPAD’s initiative to create a stronger bond and good relations within the c
Former Baylor tight end Tre’von Armstead was arrested in Port Arthur Wednesday morning on a sexual assault charge, according to authorities.
Two former Port Arthur city employees were sentenced for theft from the city Tuesday, Criminal District Court Judge John Stevens said.
What was Lamar University’s football record in 2016? Three and eight.

What about the Lamar men’s basketball record so far? Sixteen and 12.
Our cameras were at Mardi Gras on Saturday. Did we see you there? Festivities continued throughout the afternoon along Procter Street in downtown Port Arthur, with revelers enjoying food, music, entertainment, boxing, children’s rides, and the parade of elaborately costumed Krewe royalty, who stoppe
The opening night of the annual Mardi Gras of Southeast Texas festivities kicked off Thursday night in downtown Port Arthur.
Two top-ranking Port Arthur police officers have left the department amid an “administrative investigation” that has resulted in the suspension of five, according to a longtime city councilman.

A “worse than usual” flu outbreak in February 1977 spread across the region, making locals feverish and achy and forcing at least two Southeast Texas school districts to close for a week.
A former Orange County Sheriff’s detective has been sentenced to one year and one day in a federal prison for laundering money stolen from the U.S.
The City of Port Arthur announced Thursday that residents will need to start paying delinquent and non-active water accounts starting in May or risk having their water shut off.
PORT ARTHUR -- As soon as Inika McPherson walked into the Robert A. “Bob” Bowers Civic Center, she was stopped by a young fan asking for a picture and an autograph.
For the third time in four years, Port Arthur Memorial took home the James Gamble Classic championship trophy with a 68-63 win over Lake Charles Washington-Marion on Thursday in the Titans’ gym.
Mike Guillory’s time in the military taught him how to keep his cool and work with people of different backgrounds, skills he said help him with his job now as a corrections officer with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office.
Crews are working to extract a man from a tank at a site in Port Arthur after he and one other man became stuck Friday morning.
The next police chief in Port Arthur was hired Thursday by the City Council, but he will be labeled as an administrator until he is licensed by the state.
The City of Port Arthur is in contract negotiations with its top choice to be police chief, a former Phoenix police officer who made $200,000 a year before he retired as an Arizona police chief earlier this year.