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1695 Tulane as seen by first in chief

At approximately 12:45 AM, Beaumont Fire Rescue units responded to the report of a structure on fire at 1695 Tulane, according to a press release. When firefighters arrived, they found a vacant dwelling fully involved by fire. Firefighters were able to control the fire within fifteen minutes but not before a house next door also received some damage to the exterior. The occupant of that house was able to escape without injury.

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Michael Kamm Morgan and Ashley Nicole Posey

Deputies arrested two people they say were in possession of methamphetamine and prohibited weapons after executing a search warrant on a residence in Mauriceville on Wednesday, July 23, reports the Orange County Sheriff's Office.

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One man was injured and another arrested as the result of a shooting in Orange County on Thursday, July 24, reports sheriff's deputies.

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The Pinehurst Police Department reports a local doctor’s office was the target of an in-depth investigation by the department and the DEA after numerous complaints were received by law enforcement officers from citizens complaining they suspected the doctor of abusing his position by prescribing large amounts of drugs to patients from Texas and Louisiana.

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Sharon Rigsby, Beaumont ISD planetarium teacher at the Murry J. Frank Planetarium, has found herself once again on the district’s Reduction in Force (RIF) list.

The original RIF list, containing more than 100 teaching positions, including Risby’s, failed to garner enough support to pass at a Monday, June 30, Board of Trustees meeting.

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