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At 8:47 a.m. Beaumont Police received a call that a body was found in the drainage ditch behind Floyd's Cajun Seafood & Texas Steakhouse off of I-10. When first responders arrived they were able to retrieve the body from the water.

The body was confirmed to be a white male. 

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DPS released a statement informing that I-10 westbound from FM 365 to Hamshire Rd. will be down to one lane of traffic nightly starting tonight and ending Thursday, Aug. 30 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. for crews to place concrete barrier and work on striping. Expect possible delays.     

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Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office released a statement asking for help in identifying two suspects who robbed a convenience store in IH10. On Saturday, Aug. 11, at 9:21 p.m., the Stuckeys Travel Center, formerly known as Bar H, at19498 IH10 was robbed at gunpoint. 

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Dacqure Holmes was sentenced to 30 years in prison, for two counts of aggravated robbery, which was announced by District Attorney Bob Wortham Monday, Aug. 27. 

According to a press release from the District Attorney’s Office of Jefferson County, on March 20, 2017, Holmes held a 14-year-old at shotgun point at a bus stop in Port Arthur. Holmes stole money from the juvenile and forced him to remove all of his clothing. 

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Samantha Swanson, a 45-year-old Orange woman, tragically succumbed to her injuries after a car crash resulted in her sustaining severe injuries the night of Monday, Aug. 27. 

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