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A Jefferson County grand jury indicted a Port Arthur man for deadly conduct March 8 stemming from an August 2016 incident during which police say the man fired recklessly into a crowd of people at an apartment complex, according to information from the Jefferson County District Attorney's Office. 

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Police in Orange are following up on leads and searching for a suspect in a shooting that injured a local man, reports Captain Robert Enmon of the Orange Police Department (OPD).

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A Beaumont man has been arrested and was indicted March 8 for his suspected role in a game room robbery that occurred Jan. 4, reports the Jefferson County District Attorney's Office.

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Troopers with the Texas Department of Public Safety are investigating a two-vehicle crash involving a motorcycle on US 90 in China on March 8, reports Sgt. Stephanie Davis.

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Members of the Mauriceville Heritage Association visited Mauriceville Elementary on Tuesday, March 7, to tour the school and see the stools that the organization purchased for the school’s new science lab, LCM CISD Community Relations Coordinator Sherry Combs said in a release.

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Acting U.S. Attorney Brit Featherston announced March 7 that four individuals have been arrested following a lengthy investigation into drug trafficking in the Eastern District of Texas, U.S. Attorney's Office spokesperson Davilyn Walston said in a release.

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On Tuesday, March 7, about 12:20 a.m., Beaumont Police responded to the 5600 block of Forest Glade in reference to multiple calls of shots fired, Officer Haley Morrow reported.

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Emergency responders in Orange rescued a 62-year-old man who jumped from the Sabine River Bridge and survived on March 7, reports the Orange Police Department (OPD)

According to Captain W. K. Longlois, officers with OPD responded to the bridge at 2:23 p.m. after receiving a report that a person had been seen jumping from the bridge into the Sabine River below.

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The Greater Beaumont Chamber of Commerce is hosting a grand reopening and mixer for Gator Country on March 10 starting at 11:30 a.m.

Gator Country's mixer is celebrating the remodeling of the park, located near I-10 and Highway 365.

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Update: At 5:45 p.m. The Texas Department of Public Safety announced that they have identified the deceased victim involved in the motor vehicle crash that occurred earlier on West Port Arthur Road as 49-year-old Martha Dianne Katan of Port Arthur.

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