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The FBI Bank Robbery Task Force needs your help identifying two men who robbed a Houston area bank earlier this month. New photos released depict the bank robbers as they exited the grocery store in which the bank was located less than an hour before the robbery occurred. The evidence suggests the men cased the bank before they robbed it. The robbery occurred at the First Convenience bank, located inside the Kroger store at 5150 Buffalo Speedway in Houston, Texas, on 09/08/2011.

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BEAUMONT –  The United States Senate voted last night and, with unanimous consent, confirmed John Malcolm Bales as the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Texas. Bales is expected to be officially sworn in by a United States District Court Judge in the near future, but the date is not yet set. 

On June 28, 2011, President Barak Obama nominated Bales to be the 32nd U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Texas. 

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During today’s Public Safety Commission (PSC) meeting, Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Director Steven C. McCraw discussed the border security strategic assessment that was conducted by General Barry McCaffrey (Ret.) and Retired Major-General Robert Scales as a part of HB 4 from the 82nd Session.

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More than a year ago, a study performed on the Beaumont Municipal Transit system deemed the operation as ineffective and made recommendations for changes to the system – none of which were made by the Beaumont City Council.

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Amid allegations of drug use, minors being tattooed and unsanitary conditions, Boss Ink, a tattoo shop that is not licensed by the state’s health department, is open for business across from Ozen High School. There has even been a complaint filed against Boss Ink that the health department has not investigated yet.

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