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Parents of students at Beaumont Independent School District’s Jones-Clark Elementary School were notified after 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 14, that a student at the campus brought a weapon to school.

According to Jones-Clark principal Anetra Cheatham, the weapon was a kitchen knife, and no injuries were reported as a result of the incident.

“Despite there not being an immediate threat to students and staff,” Cheatham said, “this incident is taken very seriously.”

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Baron

A motorcycle traveling through Evadale reportedly lost control Oct. 14 when the driver repeatedly looked back at a patrol car while operating the vehicle, reports the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office. The man on the motorcycle then fled, but JCSO K-9 Baron tracked the suspect down for pursuing deputies.

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According to Officer Joe Ornelas, on Wednesday, October 14, 2015, at 10:35 a.m., Beaumont Police dispatch received a call from a citizen who saw a man go into an apartment at 1280 Saxe.

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In an effort to raise funds and awareness for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Beaumont Police Department will participate

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Saturn's moon Enceladus

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft will wrap up its time in the region of Saturn’s large, icy moons with a series of three close encounters with Enceladus starting Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015. Images are expected to begin arriving one to two days after the flyby, which will provide the first opportunity for a close-up look at the north polar region of Enceladus.

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