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The Arc of Greater Beaumont will hold its annual The Arc’s Got Talent Show on Thursday, Feb. 16. This event allows individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) of all ages an opportunity to perform for friends and family. The Southeast Texas community is invited to The Arc Multi-Purpose Building at 6:00 p.m.

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Tuna and the Rock Cats

The Amazing Acro-cats are going to “bounce into Beaumont” on Feb. 12, according to their Facebook event, shortly after they “claw their way into Houston” Feb. 2-5.

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Deputies with the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office arrested 36-year-old Kevin S. Edwards of Orange Feb. 5 and charged him with attempted first-degree murder following a shooting that severely injured a Louisiana man who was still in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) recovering from surgery Feb. 6, reports the sheriff's office.

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Feb. 6, officers in Vidor arrested a suspect they believe has been creating counterfeit checks, reports Chief Rod Carroll. 

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When the Beaumont City Council approved changes to animal care ordinances Jan. 31, they also approved an increase in the length of time between pets' rabies vaccinations, meaning instead of being good for just one year, the vaccinations would be valid for three years. 

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