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Detectives are working to determine the circumstances surrounding a shooting that left a 27-year-old Beaumont man dead, reports the Beaumont Police Department.

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Deputy Ryan Bodley (inset) extinguished an engine fire.

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office celebrated one of their own on Jan. 13. Deputy Ryan Bodley received a prestigious “Life Saving Award” in honor of his heroic actions Dec.

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 Mayor Deloris “Bobbie” Prince (inset) held held a special meeting Jan. 13.

The Port Arthur City Council and Mayor Deloris “Bobbie” Prince held a special meeting on Tuesday, Jan.

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Terry Rogers (inset) scrapped David Cargill’s statue “The Family.”

The second-floor courtroom at the Jefferson County Courthouse is often the scene of intense crime and punishment dramas. Last Monday, Jan. 12, Judge John Stevens of the Criminal District Court decided the fate of Terry Rogers, accused in the theft of a cherished local landmark that had stood in front of the Port Arthur Public Library for over 30 years.

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