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Acclaimed actress Geena Davis took the stage at the 10th annual Christus LiveWell Women’s Conference, delivering her keynote speech to more than 2,000 women in attendance Thursday, May 11, at Ford Park in Beaumont. The all-day event showcased the latest in health and wellness and culminated in a champagne toast and diamond giveaway to one lucky attendee.

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Calcasieu Parish Sheriff Tony Mancuso released new details on the May 15 shooting at Moss Bluff Elementary School.

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On May 17, at about 1:30 p.m., the Texas Department of Public Safety received a report of a motor vehicle fire on I-10 in Orange County. The truck tractor semi-trailer caught fire near FM 1442, Sgt. Stephanie Davis said in a release. 

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Update:  On May 17 at about 11 a.m., Tiffany Wiggins was arrested in Lake Charles by the Lake Charles Police Department’s Sgt. Jeff Morgan without incident.

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All LCM CISD students who have completed grades 6-8 are invited to join LCM High School STEM Academy students and teachers as they investigate the world of computer science and engineering, LCM CISD spokesperson Sherry Combs said in a release.

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On May 16, at about 8:30 p.m., Port Arthur Police officers responded to Joe Louis Apartments in reference to a female being stabbed in the back, Lt. Martin Blitch said in a release.

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On May 17, at about 6:20 a.m., the Texas Department of Public Safety responded to a one vehicle crash at the intersection of FM 1136 and Turtle Road in Orange County.

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On May 16, at about 8:25 p.m., a Port Arthur Police officer responded to the 2100 block of Waverly Circle in reference to a family disturbance, Lt. Martin Blitch said in a release.

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Narcotics detectives with the Orange Police Department arrested a local man after discovering ecstasy, PCP and marijuana during the execution of a search warrant in the 300 block of Decatur on May 12, reports Sgt. Jason Laughlin.

According to Laughlin's report, 28-year-old Michael Anthony Buchanan of Orange was arrested and taken to the Orange County Jail on second-degree felony possession of a controlled substance for the ecstasy, state jail felony possession of a controlled substance for the PCP and possession of marijuana. 

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Police in Jasper arrested one man after discovering a large amount of methamphetamine, crack cocaine and marijuana while executing a search warrant for his residence, reports CID Lt. GW Foster. 

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