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Entergy Texas announced a $600,000 workforce development initiative Monday, March 13 at Edison Plaza in Beaumont with several important dignitaries in attendance including Entergy Texas CEO Sallie Rainer and Texas Workforce Commissioner Representing Employees Ruth Hughs.

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Attorney General Ken Paxton announced a new initiative on March 16 by the Consumer Protection Division (CPD) of his office to educate parents, grandparents, teachers, coaches and others on the dangers of illegal synthetic drugs. These illicit substances have become a growing threat to health and public safety in Texas, particularly among children and young adults, according to a release from his office. 

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Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced that earlier this week the Child Exploitation Unit (CEU) of his office arrested Eric Christopher Lucas, 45, of Round Rock, on six counts of possession of child pornography, a third-degree felony. Lucas could face up to 10 years in prison per charge if convicted.

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Marlin Seale

On March 17 at 2:05 a.m. Beaumont Police officers received a call at 1405 Washington in reference to a stolen vehicle that had a three month old child inside, Officer Cody Guedry reported.

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Sheriff Brian C. Hawthorne reported that on Tuesday, March 14th, 2017, at approximately 7:00 p.m., Chambers County 911 advised of a robbery that just occurred at the Chevron Station located at I-10 and FM 565 in Cove, Texas, Chambers County Sheriff's Office posted on their Facebook page March 16.

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