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The Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas Foundation kicked off their annual fundraiser, La Soirée, in grand style at the home of Dr. and Mrs. Garrett Peel on the evening of September 24, 2015.

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According to a press release, through the generous support of the Port Arthur Industrial Group (PAIG), the Texas Alliance for Minorities in Engineering (TAME) showcased the TAME Trailblazer to more than 2,000 students at Port Arthur ISD schools from September 14 to 25, 2015.

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According to Marcelo Molfino, Assistant Chief Criminal Investigator for the Jefferson County District Attorney’s office, in the early morning hours of September 24, 2015, the Jefferson County D.A.’s office received a request from the Port Arthur Police Department for assistance in an investigation involving an off-duty Port Arthur Police officer who was home and confronted by an intruder attempting to gain entry into his residence.

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Abby Lee Miller arrives

Hundreds upon hundreds of fans were treated by an appearance from Abby Lee Miller on Sept. 17 at Dance Emporium/iRule in Beaumont. Miller is a famed dance instructor, choreographer, founder of the Abby Lee Dance Company and star of the hit reality television show Dance Moms on Lifetime.

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Gilligan celebrates after 1,300th career win last February.

For the better part of 38 years, head coach Jim Gilligan has been the face of the Lamar University Baseball. The skipper has been around and influenced the program since his playing days back in 1967, but Gilligan has announced his plans to retire at the conclusion of the 2016 season.

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