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Stacy Walker was excused from the witness stand at 11:10 a.m., and both sides rested their case. Closing arguments will be heard beginning at 1:15 p.m. Dec. 13. From earlier today

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Just after midnight Monday, Dec. 12, Beaumont police officers arrested 48-year-old Beaumont resident Roshen Jahmon for a number of crimes stemming from an aggravated robbery at CVS on Dowlen.

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Port Arthur police are looking for a man who punched a clerk at Willie's Washateria and then took money from the woman. 

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5 p.m. update: Walker's defense called expert witness testimony from a certified public accountant, who testified that he didn't detect evidence to show Walker overbilled the school district for projects performed. Under cross examination from the prosecution, however, the CPA told the court he hadn't comparison priced the materials Walker claimed to have used on questioned projects or reviewed the altered documents submitted into evidence.

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Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson has released his proposed plan to build a pier on Bolivar Peninsula for public comment as the closure of Rollover Pass nears in the coming months.

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