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John Bourgeois II, 30, of Port Neches, was transported to St. Elizabeth hospital March 4 after he crashed on Interstate 10 in a Chevrolet pickup truck.

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The City of Beaumont’s Jazz at the Lake series continues with the Lamar Cardinal Jazz Orchestra and Jimmy Simmons.  The free concert takes place Thursday, March 22, at 5:30 p.m. at the Downtown Event Centre.

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At approximately 5 p.m. Saturday, March 3, a one-vehicle crash near mile marker 859 in Orange County shut down westbound Interstate 10 for about two hours.

According to the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS), a Chevrolet Avalanche was traveling westbound on Interstate 10. For an unknown reason, the vehicle struck the inside concrete wall, traveled back across the westbound traffic lanes and struck the outside concrete wall. Upon impact, the driver was ejected from the vehicle.

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Photo by PArrechea Photography

Fifteen teams participated the second annual “Clays for Cardio” Saturday, Feb. 24. Live music by Mixx Fixxer and Courville’s gumbo was available at the event.

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UPDATE: The victim has been identified as Beaumont man, 61, Patrick Carter.  

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