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With rains progressing down in the Gulf, we've upped our rain coverage today to 40%. Highs will reach the lower 90's. Showers will continue on and off for tonight and spilling over into the morning hours on Saturday. Saturday sees a 70% coverage of showers with highs only reaching the mid and upper 80's. By Monday, Labor Day, we taper our rain ...
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.