The News

The Nederland Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Trunk-R-Treat will be Tuesday, Oct. 31 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Boston Avenue from 15th Street to just past the windmill museum.

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A 21-year-old Houston woman has been sentenced to federal prison for drug trafficking violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Brit Featherston announced Oct. 19.

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Earl Glenn Wright Jr.

Thursday, Oct. 19, at about 9:58 p.m., Pinehurst Police Officer J. Lockett was on patrol in the 3300 block of West Park Avenue in Pinehurst, the Pinehurst Police Department said in a release, when he observed a gray Jeep traveling westbound on Park Avenue. The driver failed to use a turn signal, he said. Officer Lockett attempted to conduct a traffic stop, but the driver accelerated in an apparent attempt to elude him. Officer Lockett was advised by dispatch that the vehicle was reported stolen in Beaumont.

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Police in Port Neches are investigating an apparent murder-suicide, reports Police Chief Paul Lemoine.

According to a news release from Lemoine, officers with the Port Neches Police Department responded to the Ridgewood Apartments at 699 Ridgewood Dr. in reference to a welfare concern at 12:10 p.m. on Oct. 22. A caller from Arkansas was trying to contact his father at that location for the past couple of days.

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On Wednesday, October 18 at about 11:40 a.m., Beaumont Police responded to the Best Years Center, located at 780 S. 4th Street in reference to a victim of a shooting, Officer Haley Morrow said in a statement.

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