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A slow warming trend will begin in our area over the weekend into early next week with dry weather expected. Our next chance for showers and thunderstorms will begin around Wednesday as the next cold front nears.
Beaumont-Port Arthur jobless rate drops
KFDM News - The unemployment rate in Beaumont-Port Arthur dropped by nearly a full point in the past year.
According to a Texas Workforce Commission report released today, the jobless rate was nine percent in December, which was down slightly from November. However, it was down by almost one percentage point from December of 2012.
The report indicates the areas with the largest job growth in Southeast Texas are manufacturing and financial services.