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A good coverage of rain can be expected tonight into Friday as a rather strong upper level disturbance moves in from the west. Some of the rains Friday will be locally heavy with the potential for 1-2 inches of rain in some spots. Drier and cooler air will take over Friday night into Sunday.
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.