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10 AM THURSDAY UPDATE: Southeast Texas tropical depression impact tied to rain bands

The National Hurricane Center expects a tropical depression to form tonight or Friday in the Gulf of Mexico. ... Read more | Add your comment

Webinar aims to empower current, future female business owners … and give away $7.5K

PORT NECHES — Allison Bradley said COVID impacted her family run business — Bradley’s Collision Center — through ... Read more | Add your comment

Nederland ISD adding 2 more sports to middle school athletics

Middle school students in the Nederland Independent School District will have more opportunities to play sports this upcoming ... Read more | Add your comment

Renovations underway at The Reservation – “It is an exciting time”

PORT NECHES — Renovations to the football stadium at Port Neches-Groves have moved practices to the grass for ... Read more | Add your comment

Business

Driftwood LNG’s launch comes with potential for 400 operation jobs

CARLYSS, La. — Demand for natural gas and specifically for Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) is increasing as the world looks for lower cost and lower ... Read more | Add your comment

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Local

Camp FORCEEE returns to Port Arthur to entertain children during summer

Port Arthur’s summer recreation program is off to a good start with the Fundamentals Of Recreation, Competition, Excitement, Education and Exercise. Camp FORCEEE operates from ... Read more | Add your comment

by Mary Meaux.

Local

NEWS PHOTO — New Port Arthur construction coming along

Construction of Take 5 Oil Change is starting to take shape in the 4600 block of FM 365 in Port Arthur. The development is located ... Read more

by Mary Meaux, Thursday, June 17, 2021 12:28 am

Local

Nederland Police Department arrests & responses: June 7-13

Nederland Police Department officers arrested the following individuals from June 7 to June 13: Tyler Gobar, 31, warrant other agency Jayla Cotton, 25, warrant other ... Read more

by PA News, Thursday, June 17, 2021 12:26 am

Groves

Groves Police Department arrests & responses: June 9-15

Groves Police Department officers made the following arrests and responded to the following calls from June 9 to June 15: June 9 Kacey Carson, 22, ... Read more

by PA News, Thursday, June 17, 2021 12:22 am

Columns

MARY MEAUX — Could apartment management be responsible for violent crimes?

Should an apartment complex be held accountable for violent crimes committed on the property? In May, a Houston area family opted to sue their apartment ... Read more

by Mary Meaux, Thursday, June 17, 2021 12:02 am

Beaumont

Police ask for help with shooting victim’s acquaintances, known movements & surveillance

Beaumont Police Department detectives are asking for the public’s assistance with information about Claude McField, who was found Wednesday shot to death. Anyone that could ... Read more

by PA News, Wednesday, June 16, 2021 5:06 pm

Local

Weather Service shares weekend projections for rain, flooding & high tides

As of 2 p.m., satellite imagery shows no development Wednesday in the broad circulation in the Bay of Campeche. Some of the enhanced thunderstorms developing ... Read more

by PA News, Wednesday, June 16, 2021 2:59 pm

Local

Act One Scene One returns with 1st show since virus shutdown, including dinner

After the last year, it’s time to be entertained. And Act One Scene One has all intentions on doing just that with its first production ... Read more

by Monique Batson, Wednesday, June 16, 2021 2:58 pm

Local

Port Arthur returns the fun with Fourth of July fireworks

After a year off due to the pandemic, the city of Port Arthur and Lamar State College Port Arthur are ready to commence with fireworks ... Read more

by Mary Meaux, Wednesday, June 16, 2021 9:30 am

Beaumont

Area man found dead today in the street; police look for shooter

At 2:46 a.m. Wednesday, Beaumont Police responded to the 4400 block of Magnolia in reference to a shooting victim. Officers located the victim in the ... Read more

by PA News, Wednesday, June 16, 2021 9:29 am

Local

Port Neches-Groves ISD sets timeline for completion of middle school tracks

Temporary fencing has been placed around the Port Neches and Groves middle school tracks as the district prepares to make them more accommodating for public ... Read more

by Monique Batson, Wednesday, June 16, 2021 12:39 am

Local

Port Arthur man severely burned in house fire

A local man suffered serious burns on his torso during an accidental house fire this week in Port Arthur. A neighbor who asked not to ... Read more

by PA News, Wednesday, June 16, 2021 12:37 am

Local

Man shocked while working on power lines in Port Arthur

A contractor was air lifted to a Galveston hospital after he came in contact with high power lines earlier this week. Port Arthur Acting Deputy ... Read more

by PA News, Wednesday, June 16, 2021 12:36 am

High School Sports

PNG’S 7-on-7 team is state bound & coached by former running back

PORT NECHES — The Port Neches-Groves 7-on-7 team qualified for the state tournament. The team will compete at College Station June 24. Former PNG running ... Read more

by Chris Moore, Wednesday, June 16, 2021 12:35 am

Local

Port Neches Police Department arrests & responses: June 7-13

Port Neches Police arrested the following individuals from June 7 to June 13: Taryn Hansen, 31, other agency warrant(s) Justin Schoenberg, 34, driving while intoxicated ... Read more

by PA News, Wednesday, June 16, 2021 12:34 am

Local

Authorities release vehicle information following propane tank crash, still investigating

PORT NECHES — A two-vehicle collision in Port Neches that led to one of the cars striking a large propane tank on Sunday remains under ... Read more

by Mary Meaux, Wednesday, June 16, 2021 12:26 am

High School Sports

Port Neches-Groves, Memorial & Nederland softball student-athlete standouts earn all-district honors

Softball players from Port Neches-Groves, Memorial and Nederland were selected to the All-District 21-5A team. PNG’s Madeline Cormier was named Defensive Player of the Year, ... Read more

by Chris Moore, Wednesday, June 16, 2021 12:09 am

Columns

BOB WEST ON GOLF — Burke looks to make more area history in Texas Amateur

With his star-spangled high school career now in the rear-view mirror, Little Cypress-Mauriceville’s Jack Burke headed west on Tuesday to prepare for his most prestigious ... Read more

by Bob West, Wednesday, June 16, 2021 12:04 am

Columns

CHRIS MOORE — Tropical disturbance reminds us to be prepared

June 1 marked the beginning of hurricane season and like clockwork a tropical disturbance formed in the Gulf of Mexico. As of Tuesday morning, the ... Read more

by Chris Moore, Wednesday, June 16, 2021 12:01 am

Local

7 AM UPDATE: Potential tropical storm finally expected to start moving north

As of 7 a.m. Wednesday, the National Hurricane Center has a high 90 percent chance for tropical development on a broad low pressure area in the ... Read more

by PA News, Wednesday, June 16, 2021 12:01 am

Education

WAY TO GO!!! Region 5 Superintendent of the Year makes local community proud.

PORT NECHES — Dr. Mike Gonzales has been named the 2021 Region 5 Superintendent of the Year. The Port Neches-Groves Independent School District administrator has ... Read more

by PA News, Tuesday, June 15, 2021 1:13 pm

Entertainment

See details of Port Arthur’s Juneteenth celebration — “It’s our Fourth of July”

It took two-and-a-half years after President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation for enslaved individuals in Galveston to learn of their freedom. This day of ... Read more

by Mary Meaux, Tuesday, June 15, 2021 7:26 am

Local

7AM TUESDAY: Tropical depression expected by end of week; weather officials share what’s known

As of 7 a.m. Tuesday, the National Hurricane Center holds the chance for tropical cyclone formation at a high 70 percent in the Gulf of ... Read more

by PA News, Tuesday, June 15, 2021 7:25 am

Check this Out

Nederland reaches agreements with police, fire unions. See what that means.

NEDERLAND — New three- and five-year deals, respectively, with The City of Nederland and police and fire department unions have positioned the community for sustained ... Read more

by Stephen Hemelt, Tuesday, June 15, 2021 12:25 am

Education

Wilson Early College sophomores get second chance for orientation thanks to LSCPA

Lamar State College Port Arthur is helping high school students get a taste of what it takes to be a college student. The college is ... Read more

by Chris Moore, Tuesday, June 15, 2021 12:24 am

Local

Sign up today for PA Chamber Luncheon; maritime industry & Golden Pass spotlighted

The Greater Port Arthur Chamber of Commerce’s upcoming membership luncheon will shine a light on members of the maritime industry. Mathew Kaufman, deputy director of ... Read more

by PA News, Tuesday, June 15, 2021 12:22 am