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A Nederland woman is dead after being struck by a pickup truck while walking in the 10,000 block of Memorial Blvd in Port Arthur Monday, Dec. 23.

According to a Port Arthur Police Department press release, around 9 p.m., Tiffany Nicole Wagner, 24, was walking north on the Memorial Boulevard northbound access road when a Chevrolet pickup truck also traveling north struck her.

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Christus Hospital hosted a canine adoption event, “The 12 Dogs of Christmas,” Friday, Dec. 13, at the St. Elizabeth Outpatient Pavilion in Beaumont.

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AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety commissioned 102 men and women as Highway Patrol troopers during the recruit graduation ceremony. Attorney General Greg Abbott was the keynote speaker during the ceremony, which was held at Great Hills Baptist Church.

The new troopers will report to duty stations across Texas in the coming weeks and spend the first six months in on-the-job training.

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Domminique Wendall Adams

 

After a crime spree that included forcible rape, a failed home invasion and kidnapping, police say a Port Arthur man is in the Jefferson County Jail on at least $500,000 worth of bonds.

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Lillian Patrice Hancock

 

A mother of three from Beaumont must spend the next few years on probation after abandoning her children.

Lillian Patrice Hancock was indicted by a Jefferson County grand jury Sept. 9 for endangering a child, a state jail felony.

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Sharon Deneen Guillory

 

A Beaumont woman has pleaded guilty to injuring a child in an angry attempt to discipline the youngster.

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Stephen Demond Odom

 

Prosecutors say a young girl has died at the hands of her mother’s abusive live-in boyfriend.

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Blue Santa

 

The Orange County Sheriff’s Office helped local children celebrate the Christmas season during their annual Blue Santa event at the VFW in Orange on Dec. 14. Officers and their families volunteered to be Blue Santa’s little helpers and distributed toys to local families who had signed up for the program. The event provided gifts for more than 300 Orange County children.

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One man was stabbed in Orange in what could have been a gang-related attack, according to a report from the Orange Police Department.

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Beaumonters who hate the long delays they experience due to trains stopped on the tracks at railroad crossings in the city and who have been begging for relief are just going to have to wait — for now at least, according to city attorney Tyrone Cooper.

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