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Map of the affected neighborhoods | Photo: City of Beaumont

The City of Beaumont will be performing smoke testing today in a neighborhood near Washington Boulevard and Corporate Drive, according to officials.

The city's contractor, RJN Group, performed the same tests yesterday in the Blossom neighborhood, illustrated on a map released by the city.

The testing is part of the city's plans to improve the sewer system, City of Beaumont spokesperson Chris Jarmon told The Examiner.

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Octavius Chazrell Jackson | Photo: Nederland Police Department

A wanted man was taken into custody by Nederland Police last week, the department said in a release.

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At least 15 businesses have been vandalized, Silsbee Police Department said in a community alert.

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A man from Texas is dead after being struck by a vehicle overnight while walking on Louisiana Highway 12 in the community of Starks, according to Louisiana State Police.

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