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Mary Meaux, Author at Port Arthur News

Groves

Local police departments talk increase in vehicle burglaries, gun thefts

While not everyone who experiences an auto burglary makes a report to police, the crime is on the rise locally and some of the possible ... Read more

by Mary Meaux, Thursday, September 24, 2020 12:19 am

Local

Why the increased military presence in Port Arthur? Fort Polk has some answers.

Large tents, military equipment and personnel are in town spread across different areas from the Bob Bowers Civic Center to downtown Port Arthur. Kim Reischling, ... Read more

by Mary Meaux, Thursday, September 24, 2020 12:18 am

Columns

MARY MEAUX — COVID-19 doesn’t stop these groups from helping others

Sometimes the will to help others is a driving force making the difficult become doable. Take for instance the Knights of Peter Claver Ladies Auxiliary, ... Read more

by Mary Meaux, Thursday, September 24, 2020 12:16 am

Local

ELECTION 2020: Groves City Marshal, challenger talk city’s drug problem, solutions

GROVES — Drugs and property crimes top the list of most prevalent criminal concerns in the city of Groves, according to Norman Reynolds Jr. and ... Read more

by Mary Meaux, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 12:19 am

Local

Port Arthur prioritizes Laura trash, limb pick-up ahead of Beta

City of Port Arthur crews are working to get trash and limbs picked up, bringing in heavy equipment from other departments to do the job. ... Read more

by Mary Meaux, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 12:18 am

Beaumont

Ford Park could again be up for bids, now with proper $43.2M property valuation

BEAUMONT — Ford Park Entertainment Complex is back on the table as Jefferson County Commissioners are set to discuss putting the property out for bid, ... Read more

by Mary Meaux, Saturday, September 19, 2020 12:30 am

Local

Locals share stories of newest SNL funnyman & PNG alum Andrew Dismukes

Locals have known Andrew Dismukes is a funny guy. Now, his humor will be on a national stage as one of the newest cast members ... Read more

by Mary Meaux, Saturday, September 19, 2020 12:29 am

Groves

Groves auto burglaries lead to stolen gun, wallet & medication

GROVES — The city of Groves has seen a number of auto burglaries including the theft of firearms in the past few weeks. Sometime between ... Read more

by Mary Meaux, Saturday, September 19, 2020 12:16 am

Local

Library welcomes limited patrons, hours as Nederland launches phased reopening

NEDERLAND — After months of closed doors, the Marion and Ed Hughes Public Library is open to the public but with limitations. The library, located ... Read more

by Mary Meaux, Saturday, September 19, 2020 12:15 am

Columns

MARY MEAUX — Diligence with help of public, police can solve cold cases

Crime happens. From a rowdy party that led to a disturbance and one group firing shots into the air in Nederland as they left, to ... Read more

by Mary Meaux, Thursday, September 17, 2020 12:13 am

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