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Stories with place: Beaumont
  • Ex-Mexican cartel leader gets 30 years prison in US 
    Updated: Jun-30-15 4:01 pm

    BEAUMONT, Texas - A former leader of Mexico's notorious Gulf drug cartel has been sentenced to 30 years in a U.S. prison and fined $100 million.

  • Texas abortion providers study whether clinics could reopen story has photos
    Updated: Jun-30-15 9:19 am

    AUSTIN, Texas - Abortion providers cheered a move by the U.S. Supreme Court to temporarily block part of a Texas law that would have closed more than half the state's 19 remaining abortion clinics. Now they are studying whether it could also allow them to reopen some previously shuttered facilities and whether that would even be feasible.

  • Harris County jail crowding sends 100 inmates to Beaumont 
    Updated: Jun-30-15 8:19 am

    HOUSTON - About 100 inmates at the overcrowded Harris County jail in Houston will be transferred to a detention center in Beaumont.