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The Beaumont Police Department celebrated K-9 Joris's sixth birthday on Aug. 11, posting a picture of the police dog and his handler in a popular Facebook post that has garnered hundreds of "likes."

The Facebook post shows a photo of the pair with birthday wishes included, reading, "The Beaumont Police Department would like to wish K-9 Joris a Happy 6th Birthday!"

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Beaumont Police are asking for your help in identifying this suspect.

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On Monday, August 14, just after 6:30 a.m., Beaumont Fire-Rescue responded to the 5000 block of Maddox Drive due to reports of a house on fire, Capt. Jimmy Blanchard said in a release.

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Quentin D. Roy

On Sunday, August 13, at about 11:30 p.m., Beaumont Police responded to J & J Express gas station, located at 3120 W. Cardinal Drive, in reference to shots fired, Officer Haley Morrow said in a release.

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The Stark Museum of Art will offer a book discussion on the publication Branding the American West: Paintings and Films, 1900-1950 on Thursday, August 17, from 12:10 to 12:50 p.m. Curator Sarah E. Boehme, co-editor and co-author, will lead the discussion.

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