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Beaumont Police Department detectives are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a man possibly connected to three separate sexual assaults in the north end of town. 

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July 4 at 10:49 p.m. Jefferson County DPS Officers were notified of an auto pedestrian crash in the westbound lanes of Interstate 10 in the vicinity of Smith Road. Indications are that a 2003 Toyota Camry driven by Laciona Powell, 39, of Beaumont was traveling westbound on Interstate 10 just west of Beaumont when her vehicle struck a pedestrian was walking in the roadway, the DPS said in a press release.

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Firefighters battled a large structure fire in a residential neighborhood in Beaumont on July 2.

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Firefighters battle a blaze at a popular pizza restaurant on July 2.

Mazzio's Pizza in Beaumont is temporarily closed, Beaumont Fire and Rescue reports, after a structure fire caused damage to the restaurant.

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We are halfway through the calendar year for 2014, and Beaumont has already hosted several mainstream concerts that attracted very large crowds including Morrissey, Elton John and Zendaya.

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