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Ford Park Entertainment Complex may change hands; horse racing & entertainment considered

BEAUMONT — Jefferson County Commissioners will soon decide whether to sell Ford Park Entertainment Complex. Commissioners will meet at 10:30 a.m. Monday on the issue. ... Read more

7 hours ago by Mary Meaux.

Elections taking shape in Mid-County, Port Arthur

Voters will be busy with municipal and school board elections in the coming months. Some, like the city of Port Arthur, Port Arthur Independent School ... Read more

20 hours ago by PA News.

Port Arthur councilmembers putting heat on contractors over unfinished projects

Port Arthur City Councilmembers sent a message to contractors who they say have taken more time on city projects than necessary without facing a penalty. ... Read more

20 hours ago by I.C. Murrell.

Port Arthur adds extra garbage pickup fee & charge for extra commercial containers

The city of Port Arthur has added a $1.75 monthly fee per customer request for extra garbage pickup, ending what had been a complimentary service ... Read more

20 hours ago by I.C. Murrell.

Excellence Awards honor Lamar State College Port Arthur faculty

The National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development presents its Excellence Awards to recognize men and women each year who have demonstrated an outstanding commitment ... Read more

20 hours ago by PA News.

PHOTOS — LSCPA hosting free COVID-19 tests till Thursday

The Carl Parker Center, 1800 Lakeshore Dr. on the Lamar State College Port Arthur campus is hosting a free COVID-19 testing site on the left ... Read more

20 hours ago by Cassandra Jenkins.

VIDEO: Bartie invites area to take pledge to “Turn Down the Numbers”

On the same day Port Arthur announced its 15th coronavirus-related death, Mayor Thurman Bartie invited residents and local officials of his and surrounding cities to ... Read more

1 day ago by I.C. Murrell.

Health officials say Port Arthur woman dies as a result of COVID-19

A Port Arthur woman’s death was reported Wednesday by health officials, marking the city’s 15th coronavirus-related fatality of 2020. The City of Port Arthur Health ... Read more

1 day ago by PA News.

Claudia Hairston settles in at PA Library, which is still serving community despite shutdown

The doors to the Port Arthur Public Library may be temporarily closed but the newest hire, Claudia Hairston, and fellow employees are remaining busy making ... Read more

2 days ago by PA News.

Judge Branick: Masks, quarantine rules helping lower COVID-19 cases

Jefferson County Judge Jeff Branick credits observance of Gov. Greg Abbott’s executive order regarding facemasks and recent reminders about the county’s quarantine policy with helping ... Read more

2 days ago by I.C. Murrell.

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