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A slow warming trend will begin in our area over the weekend into early next week with dry weather expected. Our next chance for showers and thunderstorms will begin around Wednesday as the next cold front nears.
Man gets 12 years for aggravated robbery in beating death
BEAUMONT - A judge has sentenced a man to 12 years in prison after convicting him of aggravated robbery in a man's beating death.
The jury in Judge Lindsey Scott's courtroom decided on the punishment Friday morning in the trial of Shacobi Yates. He could have received up to life in prison.
Three other men are already serving time for the 2009 beating death of Peter Pumphrey at his Beaumont home.