BEAUMONT — The May unemployment rate for Southeast Texas was 17.8 percent, down slightly from April's rate of 18.2 percent for the workforce development area, the highest in our history.
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BEAUMONT — Lamar University President Kenneth Evans announced the Lamar University students who earned places on the President’s List for the 2020 spring semester.
LUFKIN — Hot summer temperatures mean high utility bills. For those living on limited income this burden can be major. Families have also been impacted by loss of income due to the pandemic.
HARDIN COUNTY — Two candidates are seeking the Republican spot in the November general election for Precinct 3 commissioner.
KOUNTZE — Hardin County Day of Prayer is Wednesday, July 8, at 4 p.m. with County Judge Wayne McDaniel.
BEAUMONT — Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested a Silsbee man for injury to a child.
KOUNTZE — Hardin County Judge Wayne McDaniel was critical of Gov. Greg Abbott’s recent Executive Order requiring all Texans to wear a face covering over the nose and mouth in public spaces in counties with 20 or more positive COVID-19 cases, with few exceptions.
HARDIN COUNTY — A Fred man died July 4 from injuries he received in a 2- vehicle crash on July 2 in north Hardin County.
HARDIN COUNTY — A COVID-19 mobile test site ill be open to the public today (Wednesday, July 1) from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the old Kirby Elementary School, 1250 North 5th Street in Silsbee.