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West African Kora

A special performance on the West African Kora by Sean Gaskell will take place Wednesday, Jan. 11, at 6 p.m. at the Elmo Willard Branch Library.

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On Tuesday, Dec. 27 at 8:55 a.m., the Texas Department of Public Safety received a report of a one vehicle crash on East Hamshire Road in Jefferson County.

Preliminary reports indicate that a 2001 Ford pickup truck was traveling eastbound on East Hamshire Road when the driver suffered a heart attack and drove off the roadway. The vehicle continued off the road and struck a utility pole.

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On Monday, Dec. 26, 2016 at 9:08 a.m., Beaumont police officers responded to an aggravated robbery in the Goliad Game Room at 2900 block of Goliad, BPD Officer Carol Riley said in a statement.

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On Dec. 21 at 9:33 p.m., Port Arthur Police officers responded to the Dairy Queen at 3010 39th Street in reference to an aggravated robbery that had just occurred.

Upon arrival, officers learned that a subject entered the restaurant armed with a handgun and demanded money. The suspect fled on foot from the restaurant after obtaining an unknown amount of money from the register.

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Port Arthur Police officers were dispatched to the 2700 block of Memorial Boulevard in reference to shots being fired on Dec. 21 at 10:01 p.m.

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