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Police ultimately arrested a man who led them on chase through the city of Port Arthur as officers investigated a report that the man was repeatedly ramming the gates at the Motiva refinery with his car, reports Sgt. R. Rowe of the Port Arthur Police Department (PAPD).

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A 25-year-old Beaumont man died after being struck by a car on College Street in Beaumont on June 25, reported Sgt. Cody Guedry of the Beaumont Police Department (BPD).

According to Guedry, police responded to a report of a subject lying in the roadway unresponsive after being struck by a vehicle in the 6300 block of College Street at about 9:15 p.m. Saturday night. Responding officers discovered the victim was deceased.

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DPS is investigating a crash involving a truck tractor hauling timber and a passenger car that resulted in serious injuries to one person and shut down Highway 87 in Orange County for nearly an hour, Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Trooper Stephanie Davis reported Saturday.

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An accident involving two pickup trucks June 25 resulted in injuries to one of the drivers whose vehicle rolled over several times after being struck from behind, Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Trooper Stephanie Davis reported over the weekend. 

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Derrick Freeman

The results are in! Derrick Freeman edged out Harold Doucet a runoff election June 25 to become the city of Port Arthur's next mayor.

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