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In celebration of the inaugural Red Nose Day on Thursday, May 21, the staff at t

Tuesday, May 26, St. Mark’s Episcopal Church distributed checks to 15 local nonprofit organizations that were awarded grants from the proceeds of the church’s annual fundraising efforts.

“Many hands join together in this effort, and it’s wonderful to see the variety of projects accomplished with these funds,” said Katy Maneman, manager of Treasure House of St. Mark’s resale shop.

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The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) has issued an Ozone Action Day for the Beaumont-Port Arthur area for 

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Police in Orange are investigating a shooting that claimed one man's life and injured another, reports the Orange Police Department.

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Keith McLaughlin of Groves was arrested when police found 72 grams of meth.

According to Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Rod Carroll, a Groves man is now behind bars after he was caught in possession of 72 grams of meth on Monday, June 1.

The find was the result of the Jefferson County Narcotics Task Force executing a search and arrest warrant in the 6200 block of Monroe Street in Groves, Carroll explained. During a search of the residence, 72 grams of methamphetamine was located.

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Michael Green and Dezmond Arnez Nixon

Detectives have released the name of two suspects involved in the Memorial Day weekend shootings at Magnolia Park.

Michael Jason Green, 34, of Beaumont is in the county jail facing two counts of capital murder and one count of aggravated assault. Each capital murder charge carries a $5 million bond and the aggravated assault charge carries a $100,000 bond.

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Friday, May 29, at approximately 10:54 p.m., an individual armed with a sawed-off shotgun entered the Snappy’s (Price Wise Store #103) at 213 E. Highway 90 in China.

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At approximately 8:30 a.m. Monday, June 1, a multiple vehicle crash on Interstate 10 near FM 365 after a collision occurred on the eastbound side of the Interstate.  

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Lt. Carl Stewart Jr.

Tom Cruise may have made fans swoon with his depiction of a Naval fighter pilot in the 1986 movie Top Gun, but one of Beaumont’s own is the real deal and has been recruited into the exclusive training program that lent its name to the movie, bringing honor to himself, his family, a

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Big Thicket National Preserve and the Big Thicket Association invite members of the public to be part of a immersive opportunity, as civilian scientists, to participate in fungal research and specimen collection. Fungi researcher David Lewis will lead a research trip in the Lance Rosier Unit of Big Thicket National Preserve on Saturday, June 13, 2015, to collect and document mushroom species.

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The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is urging Southeast Texans to remain vigilant and closely monitor rising water levels near rivers and bayous.

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