© 2021 88.9 KETR
ketr-org-header-image-2021.png
Public Radio for Northeast Texas
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations
News

Arrests made in weekend chase, shooting

GREENVILLE -  It was the second such occurrence in Hunt County in as many days, the first coming Friday in Commerce.

Taken into custody were Phillip George Beekman, and his wife Rebecca Joy Beekman, of Celeste. 

When authorities attempted to stop the suspicious vehicle, the driver fled, and reportedly headed into oncoming traffic on multiple occasions during the pursuit. The vehicle also repeatedly stopped abruptly, causing both the suspect car and patrol cars to collide.

The chase ended when officers shot out the vehicle’s tires on Highway 380.