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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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On Friday, Dec. 23 around midnight, Port Arthur Police officers responded to a motorcycle accident at 8500 Memorial feeder road, PAPD Field Operation Sgt. Lam Nguyen said in a release.

Upon arrival, officers located an unresponsive man in the grassy area near the roadway. "It was apparent that the subject was injured as the result of the accident," according to a PAPD statement.

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UPDATE, 12/27/2016 at 8:00 a.m.: PAPD Major John Owens said in a release that an additional arrest has been made. A 44 year old woman was also arrested for alleged aggravated assault of a public servant and aggravated assault and family violence with a deadly weapon.

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St. Anthony Cathedral School broke ground on a new technology center Thursday, Dec. 8, near the school playground.

“The new technology facility is being built with a generous gift from Mr. and Mrs. Bob Rozas, longtime supporters of St. Anthony’s school, located in the heart of downtown Beaumont,” said Geneva Dixon-Peters, director of development for the school, in a release.

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