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The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) announced Nov. 1 that Brad Weatherford had been promoted to Sergeant with the Texas Rangers.

Sergeant Weatherford, who previously served as a Special Agent with the Criminal Investigations Division in Austin, will be stationed in Victoria effective Nov. 1.

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A Louisiana man died in a motorcycle accident on I-10 near Gator County on Sunday, Nov. 6. around 2:20 p.m., the Texas Department of Public Safety reports.

A 2015 Harley Davidson motorcycle was traveling eastbound in the inside lane of I-10. For an unknown reason, the driver lost control and veered to the left. The driver was ejected after the motorcycle crashed into the center cable barrier. The motorcycle came to rest in the center median.

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Three vehicles collided in slow moving traffic after a fatal motorcycle accident on I-10 on Sunday, Nov. 6.

The Texas Department of Public Safety received a report of a three vehicle crash on Interstate 10 at approximately 2:40p.m., 20 minutes after the previous accident. The crash occurred in the eastbound traffic lanes near Taylor's Bayou.

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Beaumont Fire-Rescue photo (Facebook.com)

Beaumont Fire-Rescue received a call of a vehicle fire on Nov. 5, 2016 around 6 p.m. at the city fleet services on Lafin Road. When fire units arrived, three garbage trucks and two police patrol cars were on fire.

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suspect truck

UPDATE, Nov. 9, 8:14 a.m. — Police have identified three suspects they believe may have murdered 61-year-old Vidor resident Eric Stansbury on Oct.

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The Orange County Commissioners Court is encouraging local residents to “Greenlight A Vet” in honor of Veterans Day by displaying green lights at their homes and businesses through Nov. 11 in a show of support for those brave men and women who have served to defend this nation and the American way of life.

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Police detectives in Beaumont are investigating a violent murder that occurred in the 900 block of Doucette Nov. 5, Beaumont Police Department (BPD) Sgt. Cody Guedry reports.

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The Theodore Johns Library is hosting Family Place workshops from Nov. 15 through Dec. 13. Parents or caregivers and children are welcome to attend.

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A suspect attempted to steal a bike at a gas station in Port Arthur but suffered head injuries.

Port Arthur police officers received a 911 call about an assault in progress at the CITGO station on 1200 Gulfway Drive on Thursday, Nov. 3 at 12:13 a.m. They discovered an injured man in the parking lot, who had attempted to steal the bicycle.

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Update Nov. 7, 1:30 p.m.: Port Arthur city officials have released the identities of a man who died and a man who was injured in an industrial incident at Free Flow Services in Port Arthur on Nov. 4.

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