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In 1947, Americans were elated to have their sons and daughters back from the front lines after the end of World War II.

But on April 16 in Texas City, as crews readied more than 2,000 tons of the common fertilizer ammonium nitrate for its trip to help rebuild a devastated and war-torn Europe, a fire broke out inside the massive French vessel SS Grandcamp.

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Jamail Wallace (left) and Latashi Henry (right)å

Beaumont Police Department detectives say they have solved a plot by a Beaumont couple to rob the AT&T store on Dowlen Road in February.

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Domminiqe Wendall Adams

A young man charged in an infamous kidnapping, robbery and sexual assault last year has pleaded guilty in a Criminal District Court. 

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Travis Foret

A Nederland man with a long history of drunk driving was sentenced to prison time Monday, April 21.

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Orange County Commissioners approved a proclamation recognizing the “Shop Orange County First” campaign, an educational campaign initiated by local chambers of commerce meant to inform and encourage local residents to shop locally.

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