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On Jan. 1 at 11:49 p.m., the Port Arthur Police officers were dispatched to the 1200 block of Rev. Raymond Scott Avenue in reference to a man who had been shot, PAPD said in a release.

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On Jan. 2 at 11:55 a.m., Port Arthur Police officers responded to the 3300 block of 27th Street in reference to an aggravated robbery. Upon arrival, officers met with the 68 year old female victim and owner of the residence, PAPD Field Operations Division Ltn. Jeremy Lloyd reported.

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Beaumont Fire and Rescue received multiple phone calls reporting a house on fire on Jan. 1 around 3:30 a.m.

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Two of three employees involved in an incident at International Paper's Orange Mill on Dec. 29 were transported to a local medical center for treatment of chemical exposure, reports International Paper's Orange Mill Communications Coordinator Ashley Moore. 

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Shahn Eric Waltmon

UPDATE, Jan. 9 at 2:30 p.m.: Dec. 29, 2016, at approximately 6 p.m., the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) responded to a two-vehicle crash on Highway 327, near Clearlake Road, in Hardin County that killed 44-year-old Shahn Eric Waltmon of Silsbee.

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