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The Little Cypress-Mauriceville Education Foundation, Inc. is hosting a golf tournament on April 24, at Sunset Grove Country Club, LCM CISD Community Relations Coordinator Sherry Combs said in a release. 

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A 38-year-old federal inmate has been sentenced for assaulting a prison guard in the Eastern District of Texas, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Brit Featherston March 28.

Montreal Delaney, of New Orleans, pleaded guilty on June 1, 2016, to assaulting a federal officer and was subsequently sentenced to 33 months in federal prison by U.S. District Judge Ron Clark.

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On March 27, shortly after 8:00 PM, Beaumont Fire and Rescue units responded to a structure fire in the 1100 block of Ewing Street, Captain Brad Penisson reported.

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The Texas Department of Transportation has a major traffic detour scheduled March 31 - April 3, TxDOT spokesperson Sarah Dupre said in a release.

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Shortly after school was dismissed at Little Cypress Junior High on Monday, March 27, a student was struck by a vehicle while crossing Meeks Drive in front of the campus, LCM CISD Community Relations Coordinator Sherry Combs said in a release.

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On March 25 at about 10:15 p.m., a Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office deputy was dispatched to a call in reference to criminal property damage at a local casino in Lake Charles, the department reported.

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A Longview, Texas mother and son have been indicted on federal charges in the Eastern District of Texas, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Brit Featherson on March 23.

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On Monday, March 27, Beaumont Police responded to the 6300 block of College Street, in reference to checking the welfare of a person laying in the ditch on the side of the road, Officer Haley Morrow reported.

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Port Arthur Police Department Narcotics Officers, with the assistance of the United States Postal Service and the Port Arthur SWAT Team, conducted a search warrant in the 3900 block of Shadowbend Lane on March 24. A search of the residence uncovered approximately six pounds of high-grade marijuana along with THC oils and wax, reports Port Arthur spokesperson Risa Carpenter.

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NASA has selected a science mission

NASA has selected a science mission that will measure emissions from the interstellar medium, which is the cosmic material found between stars. This data will help scientists determine the life cycle of interstellar gas in our Milky Way galaxy, witness the formation and destruction of star-forming clouds, and understand the dynamics and gas flow in the vicinity of the center of our galaxy.

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