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Another round of heavy rain moving through portions of SE Texas today. Some heavy showers and thunderstorms were as far north as China and Nome this morning. By this evening most of the rain will start to move out. Highs today will reach the mid 80's. Our coverage of showers goes down to 50% for Friday with highs in the upper 80's.
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.