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A few clouds continue to build in for our Friday. Highs today will reach the mid and upper 60's. Lows tonight will only fall to the mid 50's. By Saturday, mostly cloudy skies will be the norm. We'll also add in a 60% coverage of showers in the evening hours. Rains will continue for Sunday morning. Highs on Sunday reach the upper 60's.
Complete Beaumont crime stats are now in and reveal violent crimes down 1 percent
BEAUMONT - The 2013 crime stats for the city of Beaumont are now complete.
On Thursday night, we told you that crime was up one percent from the previous year, but it was only taking into consideration the crimes in January through November.
We now have the December numbers, and overall violent crimes have gone down by 1 percent.
There were four more murders in 2013 than 2012, 17 fewer rapes, 10 more robberies and 15 fewer aggravated assaults. Those numbers reveal 18 fewer violent crimes in 2013 than in the previous year.