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Beaumont firefighters dealt with two major fires the night of Sunday, Nov. 19, Beaumont Fire-Rescue Capt. Brad Penisson said in a statement.

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Nicholas Morris | Photo: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office

State District Judge Larry Gist of the Drug Impact Court of Jefferson County accepted a jury verdict Nov. 15, sentencing Nicholas Roy Morris, 28, to six years in prison, Criminal District Attorney Bob Wortham announced.

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A Groves man was arrested after an accident where state troopers say he was driving while intoxicated, Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) said in a statement.

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A man currently serving time for robbery has now been charged with a 1997 rape in Lake Charles.

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Stephane Baril and the seized cocaine | Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office photos

A Canadian citizen was arrested with $3 million of cocaine just inside the Louisiana border on I-10, the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office said in a statement.

Stephane Baril, a Quebec native, was arrested and booked into the Calcasieu Parish Correctional Center after law enforcement discovered about 80 large bundles of cocaine in his truck during a traffic stop.

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