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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.
Residents march to create awareness of elderly abuse
BEAUMONT - Residents marched in Beaumont to call attention to how frequently elderly people are abused in Texas. May is Elder Abuse Prevention Month.
According to data from Adult Protective Services nearly 50,000 men and women in the state were victims of abuse or neglect in 2013.
Experts say much of the abuse happens in the home where a child or another family member hurts an older person.
State law requires anyone who suspects an adult is abused or neglected to call the hotline at 1-800-252-5400.