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One person is dead and another injured as the result of a traffic accident in Port Arthur on Feb. 21, the Port Arthur Police Department reported in a news release.

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Port Arthur police credit “Good Samaritans” for rescuing a man apparently having seizures at Walter Humphrey State Park on Feb. 20, Port Arthur Police Department (PAPD) Sgt. R. Rowe stated in a news release.

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A registered sex offender fleeing a local campus after being caught trespassing led a deputy constable and sheriff's deputies on a high-speed chase across county lines Feb. 19, Jefferson County Sheriff's Deputy Marcus McLellan reported in a news release. 

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Police in Beaumont are searching for a man who tied up a local elderly woman and robber her inside her garage Feb. 19, reports Officer Tony Harding of the Beaumont Police Department (BPD).

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Audine Rathbun

On Fridays at the Raymond Gould Community Center in Vidor, hungry hordes line up for hot food and fellowship, but those serving the famished folk face a problem. Southeast Texas Food Bank agency relations specialist Audine Rathbun told county commissioners Feb. 16 the facility is inadequate to serve the multitude and needs an upgrade.

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