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A woman claiming to be someone else was arrested for marijuana possession and failure to identify after police say they caught her behind a Vidor business collecting copper wire.

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A report of a reckless driver in Vidor led police to the arrest of a man they believe to be responsible for damaging a pole at a railroad crossing there.

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LaCarlos Landry

One man is in custody after police say he led them on a high-speed chase through Beaumont’s North End. 

According to a BPD press release, on Saturday, Nov. 23 at about 11 p.m., patrol officers near Concord and Carlisle tried to stop a vehicle they labeled as ‘suspicious.’ 

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Lajohn Wilson

A Port Arthur man was sentenced to half a lifetime in prison for a brazen daytime burglary some three months after he pleaded guilty to two other robberies. 

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Carol Flatten (left) is passing the torch to Carol Eddins.

Carol Flatten, who has been with the Foundation for Southeast Texas for more than a decade, is retiring. She said she loves the foundation and feels a great sense of reward at her accomplishments while she worked there, but it will soon be all over. Flatten said she will miss her position as executive director for an organization that serves numerous area nonprofits and countless local citizens, but she is also thrilled.

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