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Mayor responds to Port Arthur Economic Development Corporation resignations citing council involvement

Two members of the Port Arthur Economic Development Corporation resigned this week, citing issues with the city council. However, one council member questions the abrupt ... Read more

1 day ago by Monique Batson.

Port Arthur man guilty of murder-for-hire; wanted estranged wife to “cry tears of blood”

BEAUMONT — A Honduran national residing in Port Arthur pleaded guilty Friday to federal violations in the Eastern District of Texas, according to acting U.S. ... Read more

1 day ago by PA News.

Port Arthur, Mid County experiencing surge in COVID; “variants” worry health department

Following the announcement of a COVID-19 related death in Port Neches, local health department officials said a current uptick in cases is likely due to ... Read more

1 day ago by Monique Batson.

Port Arthur Fire Dept: occupants escape house fire started by burning incense stick

At 10:02 a.m. Friday, the Port Arthur Fire Department responded to a house fire on Gulfway Drive. Firefighters found smoke exiting from the attic vents ... Read more

1 day ago by PA News.

Indictment: Man steals car, teenager thrown from hood & Port Arthur police car struck

A man driving a stolen vehicle that collided with a patrol car last month was indicted by a Jefferson County grand jury for several crimes ... Read more

1 day ago by PA News.

New Port Arthur Fire Chief meets with community members

Port Arthur Fire Chief Paul Benson, left, is pictured with Port Arthur Rotary President Arthur Thomas. Benson, who officially began his position Monday (July 19) ... Read more

1 day ago by PA News.

PAISD transportation department prepping for new school year

Last school year bus drivers with Port Arthur Independent School District traveled more than 265,000 miles transporting almost 500 students. The mileage includes 442 stops ... Read more

1 day ago by Mary Meaux.

Port Arthur man reportedly injures 85-year-old family member; also faces sex offender registration charge

A 55-year-old Port Arthur man was indicted this week for allegedly assaulting an 85-year-old family member. A Jefferson County grand jury indicted James Duke Vanwright ... Read more

1 day ago by PA News.

The newest edition of Greater Port Arthur The Magazine is here!

The newest edition of Greater Port Arthur The Magazine is now available, and it’s one you don’t want to miss. Our cover story spotlights a ... Read more

1 day ago by PA News.

RELIGION BRIEFS — Seminars to cover credit repair, entrepreneurship

Solid Rock Baptist Church, 1337 East Fifth St., will feature their “Happy Hour Bible Study” at 9:30 a.m. Sunday. The teacher and expositor will be director of evangelism ... Read more

1 day ago by PA News.

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