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Higher moisture levels continue to move in off the Gulf which will result in mostly cloudy skies through Saturday. A few showers will be possible Friday with widespread showers and thunderstorms expected Saturday evening into Saturday night. Some of the storms could be severe.
Name released of Port Arthur man run over by car
PORT ARTHUR - Port Arthur police are releasing the name of a man who was struck and killed by a driver late Tuesday night.
Authorities say the man, 50-year-old Lester Cowart of Port Arthur was crossing Highway 69 near Central Mall when the vehicle struck him in the northbound lanes.
Police say it's unknown why he was crossing the highway. Cowart died at the scene.
Police haven't filed any charges against the driver.