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PAISD superintendent talks plan to close Memorial campus for week due to COVID spike

In a letter to Memorial High School 10-12th Grade Campus parents and CATE parents, Port Arthur Independent School District Superintendent Dr. Mark L. Porterie said ... Read more

6 hours ago by PA News.

Drop-off for Port Arthur mail ballot at city hall lobby

Port Arthur voters who do not wish to return their city of Port Arthur mail ballots through the postal service may deliver it to the ... Read more

23 hours ago by PA News.

Bond set at $1M for PA man accused of child sex abuse crimes

A Port Arthur man wanted on several child sex abuse warrants was arrested in Irving by the U.S. Marshal’s Office on Friday. Hershel Obey, 27, ... Read more

23 hours ago by Mary Meaux.

No timeline for ID on body found in bayou

Autopsy results of a man whose body was found in Alligator Bayou earlier this month are not yet available. Port Arthur Police Det. Sadie Guedry ... Read more

23 hours ago by Mary Meaux.

Driver of 1st vehicle to strike pedestrian not cited, search on for 2nd vehicle after man killed

A driver who police believe struck a pedestrian then crashed into a house last week has not been cited at this time as officers search ... Read more

23 hours ago by Mary Meaux.

Victim shot 3 times pleads for answers after friend killed at Port Arthur party

Standing outside of a home in the 1100 block of Vicksburg Avenue, Roneshia Collins recalled the night her best friend Jasmine Newman was shot to ... Read more

1 day ago by Mary Meaux.

One Year Later: Port Arthur police, family want justice for innocent 22-year-old killed at party

Jasmine Newman is gone, but police and family are working to ensure she is not forgotten. The young Port Arthur woman was shot and killed ... Read more

2 days ago by PA News.

Turbo Ty Augusta: “Lightning happens” when Memorial receiver touches the ball

After a Port Arthur Memorial player inadvertently touched a punt that gave Goose Creek Memorial the ball on the Titans’ 39-yard line, the Patriots struck ... Read more

2 days ago by Chris Moore.

PA health officials report COVID-19 death Tuesday morning

Health officials said an Asian Male between 60 and 65 years old is the latest Port Arthur resident to succumb to COVID-19. The City of ... Read more

2 days ago by PA News.

Census 2020 effort complete; Port Arthur mayor says city could have used 2 more weeks

The 2020 census ended Oct. 15, but when the final population numbers will be revealed is not clear. U.S. Census Bureau officials reported Monday 99.98 ... Read more

2 days ago by I.C. Murrell.

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