The News

LeRoy Saleme, Shirley Bonton and Willis Mackey

In early March 2014, the La Marque school district was assigned a state conservator after consecutive years of poor academic performance and financial troubles, according to information from the Texas Education Agency.

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A hidden gem serving some of the best tortillas you’ll ever taste has just opened up in Southeast Texas.

Laredo Taco Company, located inside the new Stripes convenience store at 2300 Highway 365 in Port Arthur, is new to the area and definitely worth checking out. The restaurant, which held its grand opening Jan. 5, is already experiencing heavy lunch traffic from plant workers and employees from the Medical Center of Southeast Texas, who are just a couple of blocks away, said Stripes General Manager Dave Stout.

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Another city of Port Arthur supervisor was arrested on theft charges Feb. 10 as part of an ongoing Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office and Port Arthur Police Department investigation. 

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The Port Neches Police Department needs the public's help identifying three suspects using stolen debit card information.

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Police in Port Arthur are searching for suspect in an aggravated robbery at the Sake Sushi Bar and Lounge on 9th Street Feb. 9.

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