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Jessie Haynes

May 4, the Court of Criminal Appeals refused to hear an appeal from former Beaumont Independent School District Special Assistant to the Superintendent Jessie Haynes related to a criminal conviction handed down by a jury in May 2014.

The Class B misdemeanor conviction carried a sentence of two years probation, a $2,000 fine and community service, and Haynes was instructed to take a series of betterment classes, including anger management classes.

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Beaumont firefighters battled an apartment fire, extinguishing the blaze before it could spread to other apartments at 4905 Wyatt St. on May 3.

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Police have identified a suspect in the April 18 aggravated robbery of Dollar General on East Lucas, the Beaumont Police Department reported May 3. 

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Two men have been arrested and four more are wanted on warrants in Jefferson County related to a dog fighting ring discovered last month on Rogers Avenue in Beaumont, reports the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office. 

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Officer with the Orange Police Department (OPD) are investigating a shooting at the Sabine Apartments April 29 that sent two men to local hospitals with gunshot wounds, reports OPD. 

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