Text DFW to 24042 to join 97.9 The Beat’s mobile club for exclusive news (Terms & Conditions). Follow The Beat On Twitter: An elderly man was recently shot and killed in Mesquite, TX during a robbery. The suspect, a young Black male, is still on the run. The victim’s name was Raul Garcia-Torres. 2019 literally just […]

Follow The Beat On Twitter: 31-year-old Texas Hip Hop promoter and Mesquite resident, Darryl Stinnette aka Li’l Pooh, was shot and killed Monday (August 8, 2018) on his way back to Dallas from San Francisco, CA. No suspects have been found at this time and as far as the news is reporting, this was a […]

Follow The Beat On Twitter: The man who was involved in the Mesquite to Dallas high speed chase was killed by police. His name has not been released. See video below for more details (please be patient while it loads). Source: CBS11 News -Farlin Ave (@farlinave) Sign Up For Our Newsletter! The Latest:

Follow The Beat On Twitter: According to CBS11 News, a Mesquite, TX police officer by the name of Winston Bowen accepted a challenge to box a teenager and the video went viral. See the full video below. -Farlin Ave (@farlinave)   Sign Up For Our Newsletter! The Latest:

Follow The Beat On Twitter:  According to CBS11 News, 65-year-old Dallas resident Larry Winn has been charged with sexual assault against a 16-year-old girl. Winn was a bus driver volunteer at Open Door Baptist Church in Mesquite, TX. -Farlin Ave (@farlinave) Sign Up For Our Newsletter!   

According to CBS 11 News, a black man was shot by Mesquite police officers who thought he was breaking into cars. Turns out, the guy was in his own truck. Luckily, Lyndo Jones, survived what could have turned deadly. He’s being represented by Attorney Lee Merritt so hopefully we can get some real answers about why […]


BIG s/o to this little girl getting crowned the national champion in the NFL’s Punt, Pass and Kick competition!! She goes to school at Shaw Elementary School in Mesquite and this is the school’s third national championship.