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A juvenile was taken into custody after one or more assailants chased and shot at a man in Port Arthur on Nov. 11.  

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Starting Monday, Nov. 26, multiple roads will be experiencing lane closures and detours to accommodate the installation of a natural gas line for CenterPoint Energy, with construction expected to end in early March 2019, in the area immediately south of the Port of Beaumont and west of Exxon Mobil. 

The closures include Buford Street from Pennsylvania Avenue to East of Carroll Street, Pennsylvania Avenue from Buford Street to Emmett Avenue, Emmett Avenue from Blanchette Street to Pennsylvania Avenue and Blanchette Street from Archie Street to Emmett Avenue. 

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A man was robbed and shot in the 1500 block of Peek Avenue in Port Arthur on Nov. 16.

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A man and woman were robbed outside of a residence in the 2200 block of Robinhood Avenue in Port Arthur the night of Thursday, Nov. 15. 

According to a press release from Port Arthur Police, the robbery took place when a group of men armed with handguns approached the victims and demanded they exit their vehicle. The robbers then took one victim's money and stole the vehicle, with it being recovered shortly after. 

This incident is currently being investigated by the Criminal Investigations Unit.  

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Following a helicopter crash that killed the pilot and a newlywed couple leaving their wedding festivities, the National Transportation Safety Board released the preliminary results of their investigation.As previously reported by The Examiner, Bailee Ackerman Byler, of Orangefield, and William Troy Byler III, of Bellville, celebrated their wedding with friends and family on Saturday, Nov. 3. In the early morning hours of Nov. 4, the Bylers boarded a Bell 260B helicopter piloted by Gerald Douglas Lawrence, ready to start their new adventures as husband and wife.

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