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Police officers encounter mental health consumers on a regular basis, however mandated training is lacking when it comes to prioritizing the need for this training. The Beaumont Police Department is committed to going above the minimum training required for encountering citizens in our community experiencing a mental health crisis, Officer Haley Morrow said in a release.

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Jamie Posada Jr, 24, and Ricardo Posada, 20

The Galveston County Sheriff’s Office has charged two individuals that were involved in the shooting that resulted in the death of a Galveston County resident, Sheriff Henry Trochesset said in a release.

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Jefferson County Criminal District Attorney Bob Wortham announced May 23 in a release that Joe Mitchell Carry Jr., 36, of Beaumont was sentenced to 20 years in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for the May 2, 2015, aggravated assault of a Beaumont couple.

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The outside, eastbound lane of I-10 from FM 1136 to SH 62 in Orange County will be closed tonight from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m., for concrete repair, TxDOT spokesperson Sarah Dupre said in a release.

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The Galveston County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that left one dead in the 3300 block of West FM 517, between Dickinson and Alvin City limits, Sheriff Henry Trochesset said in a release.

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