After a tumultuous year of Harvey recovery, its effects are still being felt throughout the community, not only as families and businesses rebuild, but also in the lack of charitable donations that are usually forthcoming from the generous Southeast Texas community.

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According to information from the Texas Department of Public Safety, FM 365 northbound and southbound are currently closed approximately five miles north of Interstate 10 following a three-vehicle wreck. The crash took place at approximately 2:15 p.m. and involved three commercial vehicles. 

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A car was stolen the evening of Nov. 28 at a Kroger in Beaumont located at 3845 Phelan Boulevard. 

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Beaumont continues to close the gap on becoming a no-kill city after Beaumont Animal Care reported an overall save rate of 87 percent at the animal shelter for the month of October. This percentage consists of an 85 percent rate for dogs, an 89 percent save rate for cats and an 89 percent save rate for wildlife. 

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The Beaumont Police Department responded to a call regarding a burglary suspect vehicle stopped in the roadway around Broadway and Sixth streets on Nov. 28 at 7 p.m. Officers attempted to make contact with the driver, later identified as John Foutz, 35, of Beaumont, when he fled in the vehicle. 

Foutz lost control of the vehicle in the 4900 block of Pine Street and then attempted to evade officers on foot. He was quickly apprehended and placed under arrest for evading detention in a motor vehicle and evading arrest on foot.

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