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Lesa Veitch with Orange County Community Supervision and Corrections Department

The Muscular Dystrophy Association raised over $29,000 in gross proceeds by rounding up Orange top executives and business leaders on Wednesday, Dec. 17, in the annual Orange Lock-Up. Forty-six prominent citizens were “arrested” with the special help of the Granger Chevrolet, Mid-County Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, and the Orange County Sherriff’s Department.

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From the Beaumont Independent School District:

 

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT FOR SUPERINTENDENT SEARCH PROCESS

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U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Eric L. Wilson

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO (LACKLAND, Texas) — A career guardsmen was surrounded by friends and family as he capped off a 27-year military career by paying tribute to Texas and the United States, his adopted home, during a retirement ceremony here in late November 2014.

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On Jan. 7, at approximately 1:41 a.m. the Port Arthur Police Department received a call from the Port Arthur Lounge located at 8136 9th Ave. in reference to a robbery, The employee advised that the business was closed when a subject, who had been concealed in the business, held her by gunpoint and demand money. The subject was able to rob the business of an unknown amount of money and fled. The employee was not injured during the robbery. If you have information on this or any other crime, please contact Port Arthur Police.

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Detectives are working to determine the suspicious circumstances surrounding the death of a Beaumont man.

At about 4:42 p.m., Jan. 6, patrol officers responded to a 911 call at a house located in the 1300 block of Central Drive.  The caller told dispatchers he woke up from a nap and found 27-year-old Derek Allen Phillips, his roommate, in the house unresponsive and bleeding profusely.  Officers arrived and found that Phillips was deceased.  Narcotics were also found in the house.

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