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On Wednesday, May 24, at about 3:00 a.m., Beaumont Police responded to the area of Magnolia and Trinidad, in reference to an call involving a man with a gun, Officer Haley Morrow said in a release.

When officers arrived, they were unable to locate anyone.

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UPDATE: The City issued a boil water advisory notice May 26 for customers affected by the 11th Street valve replacement project. Water should be brought to a vigorous, rolling boil and then boiled for two minutes. In lieu of boiling, customers may purchase bottled water or obtain water from some other suitable source.

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Police officers encounter mental health consumers on a regular basis, however mandated training is lacking when it comes to prioritizing the need for this training. The Beaumont Police Department is committed to going above the minimum training required for encountering citizens in our community experiencing a mental health crisis, Officer Haley Morrow said in a release.

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Jamie Posada Jr, 24, and Ricardo Posada, 20

The Galveston County Sheriff’s Office has charged two individuals that were involved in the shooting that resulted in the death of a Galveston County resident, Sheriff Henry Trochesset said in a release.

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Jefferson County Criminal District Attorney Bob Wortham announced May 23 in a release that Joe Mitchell Carry Jr., 36, of Beaumont was sentenced to 20 years in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for the May 2, 2015, aggravated assault of a Beaumont couple.

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