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As expected a good coverage of rain and storms today. Drier mid level air did help to reduce coverage from Saturday. Some 2-4 inch rains again today. Rains will end tonight with loss of heating. Moisture levels remain high enough the next few days for more scattered storms. SE Texas lies in a weakness as well between two High's one to the ...
Beaumont man sentenced to 25 years for aggravated robbery and attempted capital murder of a police officer
A Jefferson County judge sentenced a Beaumont man to 25 years behind bars for aggravated robbery and attempted capital murder of a police officer.
Ronnie James Lafleur admitted he pointed a pistol at the store clerk during a robbery at KRS Food Mart located in the 3000 block of Pine Street in December of 2012.
Lafleur pulled the trigger but the gun did not discharge.
Then Lafleur shot at officers while trying to the leave the Mart.
Lafleur has 13 prior felony convictions and nine prior misdemeanor convictions.