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A dry weather pattern will continue for the next few days with below normal temperatures. In fact, scattered frost can be expected Sunday morning over the Lakes Area. A warming trend will begin early next week with a good coverage of showers and thunderstorms by the middle and later part of next week.
PAPD investigating report of early morning kidnapping
PORT ARTHUR - Port Arthur police are investigating a man's report that he offered someone a ride and was forced at gunpoint to drive the passenger from Port Arthur to Beaumont.
Police say the driver was at Fuel Depot in the 700 block of West Gulfway at about 3 a.m. Monday when a man approached him and asked for a ride.
The driver told officers once the man was inside the passenger pulled out a gun and ordered him to drive to Beaumont. The driver said he dropped off the passenger near Washington Boulevard and then called police.