Stephen Hemelt, Author at Port Arthur News


Astros mascot Orbit highlights Nederland library summer outreach

NEDERLAND — The goal of any summer reading program is to entice more people to read, attend programs and come to the library, according to ... Read more

by Stephen Hemelt, Tuesday, June 11, 2024 12:16 am

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BOXING CHAMPION RETURNS TO SETX — “Shock” Foster hosting fun run, gets ready for next fight

ORANGE — World boxing champ O’Shaquie “Shock” Foster is coming back to Southeast Texas in a big way. The WBC title holder is planning a ... Read more

by Stephen Hemelt, Saturday, May 18, 2024 12:16 am


Best of 2024 voting has started; make your voices heard

It’s time to vote on “who’s the best,” and there is no one better to make the choices than the readers of and The ... Read more

by Stephen Hemelt, Wednesday, May 15, 2024 12:16 am


All seniors invited to rock out at Summer Entertainment Series in Port Neches

PORT NECHES — For those unaware of what is available at the Port Neches Senior Citizen Center, the Summer of 2024 is going to be ... Read more

by Stephen Hemelt, Friday, May 10, 2024 12:14 am

College/Pro Sports

College-bound athletes set new sights after Sabine Pass success

SABINE PASS — Coach Andie Corkran had a hard time finding the right words at first. But when she did, the passion and joy was ... Read more

by Stephen Hemelt, Friday, May 3, 2024 12:14 am


Golden Triangle Polymers delivers on $1.325 million investment in training Southeast Texas workforce

ORANGE — Steven Prusak has seen examples across the globe where a homegrown and educated workforce provides an honest day’s work filled with passion that ... Read more

by Stephen Hemelt, Wednesday, May 1, 2024 5:11 pm


H.B. Neild, community celebrate legacy company’s new home, expanded outreach

BEAUMONT — H.B. Neild & Sons Inc. has operated in the Golden Triangle for more than 90 years. Through four generations of leadership that valued ... Read more

by Stephen Hemelt, Friday, April 26, 2024 12:18 am


H.B. Neild open house celebrates near century of business excellence with eye toward future

BEAUMONT — Taylor Neild looked on his phone this week, paused and read the instructions — better put, the requirements — that his father laid ... Read more

by Stephen Hemelt, Thursday, April 25, 2024 12:18 am


Bechtel Job Fair coming to Port Arthur; looking to fill 500 job openings

Bechtel has an immediate need for 500 craft labor people and is taking the search directly to Port Arthur and surrounding communities. A Bechtel Job ... Read more

by Stephen Hemelt, Tuesday, April 16, 2024 12:20 am


Likely tornado and bad weather strike Port Arthur, leaving lots of damage

A likely tornado and widespread severe weather in the early morning hours Wednesday caused downed trees and power lines across Port Arthur. “The city is ... Read more

by Stephen Hemelt, Wednesday, April 10, 2024 8:47 am

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