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Paying tribute to the fallen heroes whose sacrifices paved the way for America’s freedom and who have given their lives to protect this nation and its citizens is important to Southeast Texans as evidenced by the many Memorial Day community celebrations across the area commemorating those brave souls.

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Students meet representatives of the Irish Dementia Working Group, a national ad

Undergraduate and graduate students of speech and hearing sciences at Lamar University earned course credit abroad this summer as they learned new, person-centered approaches to engaging individuals with dementia in Liverpool, England, and Dublin, Ireland.

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The Port Arthur Fire Department continues to maintain a 24-hour presence at the German Pellets terminal, and is ensuring every necessary action is being taken to end this incident as quickly and safely as possible, City of Port Arthur spokesperson LaRisa Carpenter said in a release June 16. The Port Arthur Fire Department has overseen approximately 4,700 tons of product removed from the debris pile to date.

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The LaBelle road closure has been rescheduled for Wednesday, June 7 around 9 a.m.

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Two shipping companies based in Egypt and Singapore pleaded guilty in federal court in Beaumont, Texas on June 20 to violating the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships (APPS) and obstruction of justice for covering up the illegal dumping of oil-contaminated bilge water and garbage from one of their ships into the sea.

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The Boomtown Film and Music Festival is partnering with R. C. Miller Memorial Library this summer to provide five free workshops for attendees to develop in their skills, meet other writers, and expand their knowledge.

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The L.E.A.R.N. (Lewis Educational and Recreational Nonprofit) and the Elmo Willard Branch Library have teamed up to offer a babysitting class for participants ages 12 through 18 on Monday, July 24 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There is no charge for the class.

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The Nederland Police Department is searching for information about these two possible suspects in a theft that occurred at Mid-Jeff Hospital in Nederland.

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On the afternoon of June 20, Port Arthur Police officers were dispatched to the 3200 block of 42nd Street.

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