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Photo: Chambers County Sheriff's Office

Undercover investigators seized several gambling machines and $15,000 in cash at a gas station game room in Baytown, Chambers County Sheriff Brian Hawthorne said in a release.

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Starting at 7am Oct. 25, 11th Street at Fannett Road will have one lane closed to all northbound traffic, the City of Beaumont announced.

The right turn lane on Fannett Road heading southwest will also be closed to traffic.

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Troy James Allison | Photo: DPS
Troy James Allison | Photo: Texas Department of Criminal Justice

The Texas Department of Criminal Justice has issued a warrant for the arrest of a sex offender who has lived in Beaumont and Lufkin, the department said in a release.

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October 30, at about 2 a.m., Louisiana State Police began investigating a four vehicle crash on I-10 eastbound east of Grosse Tete in West Baton Rouge Parish.

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Christopher E. Vincent | Photo: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office

On March 27, the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office received a complaint regarding Christopher E. Vincent, 27, of Sulphur, having inappropriate sexual contact with a female family member, who is now 10 years old.

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All of the suspects involved in a shooting at a motel on Highway 90 in Lake Charles are now in custody, the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office announced in a statement Oct. 30.

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Luke J. Daigle | Photo: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office

On Jan. 24, the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office received a complaint that Luke J. Daigle, 51, of Sulphur, had inappropriate sexual contact with a family acquaintance, the department said in a news release.

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Texoma Shoreline | TPWD file photo

AUSTIN — Invasive zebra mussels have been positively identified in Richland Chambers Reservoir, one of the state’s largest inland reservoirs.

TPWD fisheries biologists confirmed the presence of six adult zebra mussels in the reservoir Oct. 18 after receiving an identification report from a couple of young anglers fishing near the dam. The young anglers identified the zebra mussels based on a warning poster they had seen advising boaters to clean, drain and dry.

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Make plans to join Cumulus Radio and ICM Air Conditioning at the Julie Rogers Theatre at 765 Pearl St. in Beaumont, on Sunday, Oct. 29 for the Cumulus Radio/ICM Air Conditioning First Responders & Military Appreciation Day. There will be food from Boss Burger, K-Bob’s America’s Kitchen, other vendors, plus fun for the whole family, according to a press release. The event will kick off at noon, and conclude with a free concert performed by the United States Navy Band at 4pm.

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions recognized 202 department employees for their distinguished public service this week at the 65nd Annual Attorney General’s Awards Ceremony.  Nineteen other individuals outside of the department were also honored for their work.  This annual ceremony recognizes individuals for their outstanding service and dedication to carrying out the missions of the Department of Justice.  The department will also present one posthumous award to Deputy Commander Patrick T.

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