The News

Police and Crime Stoppers are still searching for four men who robbed a local game room last week, Beaumont Police Department Carol Riley reports.

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A citizen in search of his stolen cell phone tracked the device to a Port Arthur residence where officers investigating the theft reportedly discovered a sizable stash of presumably stolen property.

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A Vidor resident was killed after being struck by a semi as he was attempting to cross westbound lanes of traffic at about 10 p.m. on April 3, Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Trooper Stephanie Davis stated in a news release. 

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Several members of a Woodville Independent Scholl District track team were injured as the result of a rollover accident on March 31, Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Trooper Stephanie Davis reported in a news release. Most were treated and released from area medical facilities with minor injuries, but three students suffering more serious injuries had to remain hospitalized following the accident. 

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Keith Richard

With 490 votes cast for a turnout of 4.65 percent of the 10,548 registered voters in Port Arthur’s District 4, Keith McCurry Richard received 303 votes, or 62.73 percent, to win the City of Port Arthur Special Election on April 2. Richard will finish the unexpired term of Stephen Mosely, who resigned from city council to run for a county commissioner’s seat.

Alicia Gayle Marshall received 180 votes, or 37.27 percent.

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