KBMT News is a US Television service running at Channel 12 and providing coverage to Beaumont, Orange, Port Arthur, in Texas, as well as the Golden Triangle area of Southeast Texas. 12newsnow is an ABC/NBC affiliate TV channel that works under the management of Tegna Inc. Watching KBMT live is easy since it can be accessed through multiple means including cable, satellite, antenna, official website, and mobile app. Cable users, especially the ones with Charter Spectrum subscriptions, can get KBMT-DT 1 services at CH 5. Whereas, KBMT-DT 2 aka K-JAC NBC comes at CH 11 on Spectrum. Channel 12 News Beaumont goes by with the branding 12 News.
12newsnow covers a variety of services including News, Sports, KBMT Weather, Investigative Stories, and more. In its news section, explore Beaumont Texas news, sports coverage, power city, health report, national/international news, political discussion, Vote 2020 Texas, entertainment, and more. KBMT Weather offers hourly forecasts, gas prices, KBMT weather radar, traffic updates, 10-day forecast, Hurricane Headquarters, weather maps, and Skycam Network. Other features include the COVID-19 update, Olympics, Ask The Judge, contests, the beat, and few others.
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KBMT News Live Stream
Now receive the real-time video of the channel on your laptop or mobile with the KBMT live stream. In spite of distances, live streaming has become a very important part of a business’s marketing strategy because it allows the company to connect with customers. TV channels like KBMT New are gradually shifting their focus on live streaming of the station’s transmission since the availability of the channel on the internet has become crucial. Enjoy the local news Beaumont Tx, KBMT weather, and TV series while being away from the Television.
KBMT News Team
KBMT News team is among the most reliable sources of news and stories. The squad consisting of anchors and reporters include Jordan Williams, DeJonique Garrison, Nick Canizales, Latisia Keahey, Tracy Kennick, and James Grant. These are some of the station’s renowned personalities who have gained their reputations through enormous hardship work and trustworthiness. They offer insightful stories on a variety of topics, and each one of them specializes in some specific niche such as finance, business, politics, etc. They thoroughly research the story, prepare it for a report, and interview the concerned party with effective communication. KBMT News team reports either at the scene or from the TV studio.
James Grant: News Reporter at Channel 12 News Beaumont TX
James Grant has been a part of the KBMT News team since September 2020. He conducts the reporting tasks and is a specialist in General Assignment Reporting. James Grant completed his degree in BS Journalism at The University of Texas at Austin in 2020. Before KBMT News James completed a sports internship at KEYE News from January 2020 to March 2020. From September 2019 to December 2019, Grant was a High School Football Play-by-Play Announcer at VYPE Media. Prior to that, James completed another sports internship at KHOU 11 from June 2019 to August 2019. His other internships include Radio Intern at ESPN 97.5 Houston from June 2019 to July 2019 and News Intern at KPRC from June 2018 to August 2018.
KBMT 12 Weather Team
Does it feel so hot outside and do you want to know when the rain will fall? Or does it feel so cold that you’d like to see the sun? The station’s weather KBMT weather presents an accurate weather forecast to the Beaumont community. With the meteorologists Patrick Vaughn and Jeff Gerber, the KBMT weather team constructs a weather forecast based on the data collected by KBMT weather radar. Furthermore, severe weather isn’t a problem anymore since Jeff Gerber is always keeping an eye on Beaumont’s unstable climate. Whether it is extreme weather or a hurricane, KBMT 12 weather team always remains one step ahead and alerts the citizens on an early basis.
Patrick Vaughn: Chief Meteorologist at KBMT Weather
Patrick Vaughn works as a Chief Meteorologist at KBMT Weather who joined the team in 2002. Vaughn has extensive knowledge of weather and covered many severe weather events over the years. Patrick completed his education at Texas A&M University in 1995. Before KBMT Weather, Vaughn was a Morning Weather Anchor at the NBC affiliate TV channel KPLC 7 from May 1997 to May 2001. He started his professional career as a Meteorologist at KJAC 4 in October 1995. He worked there for 1 year and 7 months. Patrick is a Houston native who was brought up in Beaumont, the place where he completed his graduation. Vaughn knew he wanted to be a meteorologist as a kid because he was always in Southeast Texas with his parents exploring different places while camping and fishing.
Patrick has a beautiful wife whom he met at the University. She is also passionate about weather. Both Patrick and Katrina are spending a happy life together along with their son, Connor.
Channel 12 News Beaumont App
Make sure you never miss news again by installing this app on your device. 12NewsNow – KBMT & KJAC includes the following features:
- Get real-time alerts for breaking news
- Browse through inclusive top stories
- Read the news as soon as it occurs in your area
- Go through different pictures, raw videos, and news clips
- Hourly/daily/10-day forecast from the station’s expert weather team
- Weather forecast based on your location
- Severe weather warnings automatically sent to the users
- Interactive KBMT radar
- Ability to save favorite topics
- Watch KBMT live news & weather from KBMT 12 News
- See what are your favorite journalists doing behind the scenes
- Share the news and video with your family and friends via the KBMT Facebook page, email, or Twitter account.
12 News Beaumont TX TV Programming
12newsnow Beaumont offers a range of shows from political desk talk to traveling shows, reality shows, TV series, celebrity interviews, and more. Viewers can watch KBMT live services on various digital platforms including Sling TV, Fubo TV, Youtube TV, and Apple TV. Big Sky, Grey’s Anatomy, 12 News Daybreak, The People’s Court, and The American Athlete, and Beautiful Homes and Great Estates are some exciting shows aired by KBMT News.
|12 News at 10:00 p.m.
|The Most Magical Story on Earth: 50 Years of Walt Disney World
|Jimmy Kimmel Live
|409 Sports on 12 News
|Last Man Standing
|Last Man Standing
|Live With Kelly and Ryan
|Beautiful Homes and Great Estates
|The American Athlete
|Small Town Big Deal
|The Texas Bucket List
|Outback Adventures With Tim Faulkner
|Hearts of Heroes
|Good Morning America Saturday
|Wildlife Nation With Jeff Corwin
|College Football Scoreboard
|Last Man Standing
|The Carbonaro Effect
|Sunday’s Kind of Country
|This Week With George Stephanopoulos
|Full Court Press With Greta Van Susteren
|Westgate Memorial Baptist Church
|Inside Texas Politics
|In Touch Ministries
|Good Morning America Sunday
|Cathedral of Faith
|In-Depth With Graham Bensinger
|Crazy in Texas
|Celebrity Wheel of Fortune
|Dancing With the Stars
|ABC World News Now
About KBMT News
Channel 12 News Beaumont first hit the waves on 9 May 1954 on UHF CH 31 as the first TV channel to start operations in the Golden Triangle area. KBMT News originally belonged to Television Broadcasters run by R.C. Reed and H.D. Williams. Initially, it used to take content from four networks ABC, NBC, and DuMont, and CBS However, the station gave away CBS affiliation when KFDM News launched its services in April 1955. On 1 August 1956, KBMT News terminated its services because the FCC did not mandate UHF signals for TV channels.
Later, KBMT News applied for CH 12 and after obtaining the allocation, started airing again with the calls KBMT on 18 June 1961. The station started taking its primary content from ABC Network, which it has been taking till now. KBMT News studios are situated on I-10/US 69/ US 96/ US 287 in Beaumont. Whereas, the network’s transmitter lies in Mariceville, Texas.