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Royce Davis

Sentenced to 50 years in prison for the death of a lonely widow, the prosecutor says murderer Royce Earl Davis, Jr. took financial advantage of his victim before taking her life.

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The intersection on College Street where Terrel Segura lost his life.

When Joseph Matthew Ragsdale admitted in Judge Raquel West’s 252nd Jefferson County District Court that he was behind the wheel of a borrowed vehicle when he struck pedestrian Terrel Segura with enough force to man

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Cyclists from around the area will come together for a great cause when they converge for the 11th annual Spindletop Spin at the Event Centre in downtown Beaumont on Saturday, June 4.

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Since his arrival in 1992, Blanco, the Houston Zoo’s leucistic (white) alligator has been a favorite of both guests and staff, and has been the centerpiece attraction in the Reptile and Amphibian House. As a leucistic alligator, he is also very rare, and is one of only 13 still currently alive from an original number of 18 that hatched in 1987 in Louisiana. However, as time has passed, Blanco has outgrown his current space.

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Wade Carpenter and family
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Beaumont native Wade Carpenter is in urgent need of a stem cell transplant. While there is currently not a perfect match for Carpenter in the Be The Match Registry, a marrow donor registry drive offers the hope of finding one. To help Carpenter and people like him in need of a lifesaving donation, register Sunday, April 10, from noon – 4 p.m. at the Westgate Memorial Baptist Church gym at 6220 Westgate Drive in Beaumont.

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