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A 27-year-old Port Neches resident died on Independence Day, July 4, in a possible drowning at a Neches River sandbar in Vidor.

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Dorothy Anne Conn passed away Tuesday July 3, 2012.  She was very active in countless civic organizations giving generously of her time and talents to the arts. She was preceded in death by her husband and life partner Carroll (C.W.) Conn in 2004.


Funeral services are pending at Broussard’s Beaumont. More information will be forthcoming at www.broussardsmortuary.com

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Drowning victim identified as Shaquill Dixon, 17

Detectives have identified the young man whose body a maintenance worker found at the bottom of the Magnolia Pool located at the Sterling Pruitt Activity Center as Shaquill Dixon, a 17-year-old resident of Beaumont.  According to preliminary autopsy reports, the cause of his death was drowning. 

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Beaumont Police say they have apprehended the man who carjacked a Pappadeaux employee at knifepoint Sunday, June 24.

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In a stunning reversal of fortune, Motiva Enterprises had to shut down major operating units at its Port Arthur refinery only weeks after celebrating the completion of a $10 billion expansion that made the facility the largest oil refinery in North America.

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