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The Southeast Texas Regional Planning Commission (SETRPC) is holding a household hazardous waste collection event on Saturday, April 29 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Vidor High School.

The event is open to all Southeast Texas residents.

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A man who was arrested and found hanging in his jail cell at the Orange County Correctional Facility April 6 is recovering, reports Orange County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigator and Public Information Officer Janois Strause Grizzaffi.

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Nederland Mother of the Year nominations are due by April 27 at by 5 p.m.

Letters should not exceed 250 words and should be mailed to P.O. Box 891, Nederland, Texas 77627 or delivered to 1515 Boston Avenue.

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The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas is hosting a 2017 Law Day Art Contest ceremony for the contest finalists on April 20 at 2 p.m. at 300 Willow Street, in courtroom number one on the second floor.

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In a crackdown on child predators, the Texas attorney general’s Child Exploitation Unit (CEU) conducted a joint operation with several law enforcement agencies last week, arresting five north Texas men for online solicitation of a minor, a second-degree felony, the Texas Attorney General’s Office said in a release.

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