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Police say an elderly man caused an accident in Port Arthur on Monday night, Sept. 24, after he ran a stop sign, striking the vehicle of another man on his way home from work. 

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Early Friday morning, a Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office deputy arrested two motorists for possession of two kilograms of cocaine.

Friday, Sept. 21, at about 4:18 a.m., the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation at the 846 Mile Marker on Interstate 10. Both occupants of the vehicle appeared to be very nervous. The deputy asked for consent to search and was given consent by the individual that had rented the vehicle to search the vehicle. The deputy located two kilos of cocaine inside the passenger area of the vehicle.

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Starting Friday, Sept. 21, at 6 p.m. at the Events Centre at 700 Crockett St. in Beaumont, the City of Beaumont and Vietnam Veterans of America Inc. - Chapter 292 are honoring Vietnam veterans.  All proceeds benefit Texas Capitol Vietnam Veterans Monument.

Friday, Sep. 21, 6-8 p.m. - Veterans’ Reception & POW MIA Ceremony, Beaumont Event Centre

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Prompted by a scathing HUD Office of the Inspector General audit – “The Management and Board of Commissioners of the Housing Authority of the City of Port Arthur, Tx., Failed to Exercise Their Fiduciary Duties” – and a subsequent follow-up report from HUD regional director Daniel Rodriguez, the housing authority board has been holding regular meetings to discuss the entity’s lack of compliance with the federal funding agency.

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Following Jesus’ example of a public and vociferous chastisement of the powers that be in ancient Judea, Christians all over the nation have fought against what they view as government encroachment on religious freedom of expression.

A group of cheerleaders, local business owners and concerned citizens in Kountze say they are no different.

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