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Eddie Keller can't even buy a beer legally.

And he won't ever. 

The 20-year-old Port Arthur man was sentenced to three life sentences on Monday morning by Judge Layne Walker for probation revocations in three separate aggravated robbery charges. He still has two aggravated robbery charges pending.

Still two months from his 21st birthday, Keller committed robberies in Beaumont, Port Arthur and Harris County, using a firearm during the robberies.

The Port Arthur Police Department released a statement regarding Keller's stiff sentence.

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An apparent dispute turned fatal early Saturday morning leaving one man dead and another young man staring at a lengthy prison sentence.

Port Arthur police arrested 23-year-old Joshua Thomas of Port Arthur and he's facing a first degree murder charge. He's sitting in the Jefferson County Correctional Facility with a $750,000 bond. The shooting took place at 1048 12 St, where the victim, Michael Walker, 48, was living with his girlfriend, who owns the home. Walker, who hailed from Georgia, was believed to be in the area working at one of the refineries.

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An apparent dispute turned fatal early Saturday morning leaving one man dead and another young man staring at a lengthy prison sentence.

Port Arthur police arrested 23-year-old Joshua Thomas of Port Arthur and he's facing a first degree murder charge. He's sitting in the Jefferson County Correctional Facility with a $750,000 bond. The shooting took place at 1048 12 St, where the victim, Michael Walker, 48, was living with his girlfriend, who owns the home. Walker, who hailed from Georgia, was believed to be in the area working at one of the refineries.

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An apparent dispute turned fatal early Saturday morning leaving one man dead and another young man staring at a lengthy prison sentence.

Port Arthur police arrested 23-year-old Joshua Thomas of Port Arthur and he's facing a first degree murder charge. He's sitting in the Jefferson County Correctional Facility with a $750,000 bond. The shooting took place at 1048 12 St, where the victim, Michael Walker, 48, was living with his girlfriend, who owns the home. Walker, who hailed from Georgia, was believed to be in the area working at one of the refineries.

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Judge Mickey Shuffield ruled Thursday afternoon that the Beaumont Independent School District violated state law regarding bid procedures involving West Brook High School field house, as well as, in the bidding for construction of the new auditorium being built on the campus and has halted the progress on the field house.

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