Monique Batson, Author at Port Arthur News

Local

City to review ordinance impacting wrecker drivers

City councilmembers and staff are reviewing a recently amended ordinance that prevents wrecker drivers from parking in residential areas. “Recently y’all passed a wrecker ordinance ... Read more

by Monique Batson, Thursday, February 2, 2023 12:28 am

College/Pro Sports

Nederland High’s Travis Roman, Landon Caywood talk about college football decisions

Anita Roman wanted her son involved in athletics, but not football. “I told him I wanted him to do something safe, like tennis or golf,” ... Read more

by Monique Batson, Thursday, February 2, 2023 12:12 am

Local

Port Arthur Fire Department K-9 assists BPD in arrest of man with gun near school

The Port Arthur Fire Department’s K-9 was used Sunday in the Beaumont-area arrest of a New York man who had allegedly been reported to police ... Read more

by Monique Batson, Wednesday, February 1, 2023 12:36 am

Local

Ruptured gas line resulted in water outage, boil notice

A water main break that recently led to an outage and subsequent boil water notice reportedly occurred after a Port Arthur city employee hit a ... Read more

by Monique Batson, Wednesday, February 1, 2023 12:24 am

Local

Port Arthur radio station owner hopes to inspire youth through murals done by local artist

Stephen Mosely has devoted nearly 20 years to public radio in Port Arthur. And soon he will be spreading his love for the craft visually ... Read more

by Monique Batson, Tuesday, January 31, 2023 12:48 am

Taylor Getwood on Saturday was crowned Mister HBCU. (Courtesy photo)

Local

Taylor Getwood shares thanks after crowned King for Historically Black Colleges and Universities

The “Prince of Port Arthur” now has another title to his name — King of Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Taylor Getwood was crowned Saturday ... Read more

by Monique Batson, Tuesday, January 31, 2023 12:42 am

Local

Port Neches-Groves senior collects 200-plus dresses for foster care children

CavOILCade Queen Trisha Almaraz hosted a Prom Dress Drive, in which she collected more than 200 dresses. “I cannot express my thanks enough for helping ... Read more

by Monique Batson, Tuesday, January 31, 2023 12:24 am

Local

Police: Woman admitted to intentionally hitting man with car

A Vidor woman has been charged with aggravated assault after allegedly hitting a man with her vehicle. Kaitlyn Ann Chance, 27, was indicted this week ... Read more

by Monique Batson, Saturday, January 28, 2023 12:38 am

Beaumont

Teacher charged for alleged sex with student

A Southeast Texas educator faces up to 20 years in prison after reportedly admitting to being in a relationship with a student. Ikeyia Javea Roberts, ... Read more

by Monique Batson, Saturday, January 28, 2023 12:34 am

Local

Wildlife ministry to expand with special event

While Kingdom Zoo Wildlife Center has served a multitude of children, co-founder Chester Moore knows there are more to be reached. “What we found is, ... Read more

by Monique Batson, Saturday, January 28, 2023 12:26 am

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