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A collision between a semi-trailer truck and a pickup truck Thursday morning, March 12 caused a Highway 73 road closure and has sent a Bridge City man to the hospital.

At approximately 7:02 a.m., Texas Department of Public Safety troopers responded to a two vehicle crash on Highway 73 near Highway 124 involving a truck tractor semi-trailer and a Dodge pickup truck. 

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Health issues and deaths involving the use of synthetic marijuana have made national headlines in recent months, and local law enforcement say the dangerous drug is still creating crime and causing problems in Southeast Texas in spite of state legislation and measures taken by cities to eliminate its distribution.

What is synthetic marijuana?

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SMG officials issued a press release late Thursday night announcing that the Elton John concert at Ford Arena had sold out, and set new records.

Per the release;

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The death of Vidor teen Alexis “Lexy” Bertrand dev­astated her family and friends, and left her family with sig­nificant medical and funeral expenses related to the inci­dent.

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Police in Orange arrested a 17-year-old Orange resident after the youth was found to be in possession of a bag of what they believe to be synthetic marijuana labeled "Angry Birds."

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LULAC President Roberto Flores (inset) and BISD superintendent Timothy Chargois

Local LULAC President Roberto Flores said the “unacceptable mismanagement” at the Beaumont Independent School District is forcing the Hispanic community to speak out against the “deplorable state of affairs that exist within BISD” and call for the resignation of current superintendent Timothy C

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Justin Keith Martin (left) and John Mason Edwards

Orange County Sheriff's Office detectives arrested two men after a traffic stop revealed the suspects to be in possession of a large amount of what police believe to be methamphetamine.

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A fleeing suspect who allegedly stole a truck from an Orange County convenience store led sheriff's deputies on a chase that eventually resulted in a three-car accident, Chief Deputy Clint Hodgkinson reports.

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Spring is coming to Southeast Texas and the rolling hills and wooded forests of the Big Thicket National Preserve are awaiting cyclists of all ages for this year’s Big Thicket Bike Tour on Saturday, March 15.

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