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Shelvin, under the name Sharon Morgan Thomas, has a felony conviction in Harris

The city of Port Arthur is scrambling to change hiring practices after terminating an employee, also an ex-felon convicted of forgery, amid allegations of theft and tampering with government documents.

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A standing-room-only audience packed the Beaumont Rogers Park meeting facility Tuesday, March 17, where more than 100 residents gathered to voice their concerns about a proposed low income senior living complex vying for state-issued federal tax credits to build on Phelan Blvd.

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Jesus Rocha, 20, of Port Arthur was arrested March 17 by the Port Arthur Police Department’s street crimes unit.

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Arrested on capital murder charges in Jefferson County in June 2013, alleged conspirators Jonathan Demond Patton and River Shynette Gobert are now facing federal charges in a case that started as a

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Derek Briscoe’s Jasper home

Charges filed against a Southeast Texas tax preparer in federal court on March 5 alleges he fraudulently filed tax returns with the IRS claiming education credits for inmates of the Jefferson County Jail for at least three years before his scheme against taxpayers was brought to light.

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