The News

Shortly after midnight Friday, June 3, Beaumont police detectives received information that two capital murder suspects wanted in Frisco may be in the city. Detective acted immediately and went to a home in the 5700 block of Falcon where a vehicle registered to one of the suspects was seen in the driveway. The suspects, identified as 20-year-old Raymond Anthony Washington and17-year-old Daniel James Ramsour, both of McKinney were wanted as suspects for the shooting death of 30-year-old Andre Currier in front of a Wal-Mart in Frisco two days earlier.

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After meeting in closed session for nearly five hours Tuesday, May 31, Orange County Commissioners decided to close the county’s veterans service office until at least Tuesday, June 7, while an investigation is being conducted in the department. As revealed by the length of time needed to discuss the matter, closing the office - even temporarily - was no easy decision, County Judge Carl Thibodeaux told The Examiner.

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The city's Parks & Recreation Department will again hold its Summer Food Program for kids age 18 and younger. The program begins June 6 and runs through Aug. 12. There will be no service on Monday, July 4.

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On Saturday, May 28, at about 1 a.m., Beaumont police officers were called out to a reported aggravated robbery at the intersection of 10th and North streets. The victim, a 30-year-old man, said he was walking home from work and at the intersection a brown 90's model Delta 88 drove up beside him. Four black men jumped out of the vehicle and demanded his money. They then began to punch him as he tried to fight back. One suspect hit him with a handgun and the suspects then took his wallet and cash.

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God, family members and voters were all the big winners and thanked tremendously Tuesday morning when the Port Arthur City Council welcomed two new members to its chambers while welcoming back two incumbents.

In one of the larger City Council races in recent memory, 24 candidates competed for the six open City Council positions, and the four winners were honored with the swearing in by Port Arthur Mayor Deloris “Bobbie” Prince in a ceremony held at the Council Chambers in City Hall and was followed up with a reception.

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