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Glen Oaks apartment fire | Photo: Beaumont Fire-Rescue

On Nov. 11 at about 10:30 a.m., a fire was reported at Glen Oaks apartments, located at 520 Dowlen Road, Beaumont Fire-Rescue Capt. Jimmy Blanchard said in a statement on the department's Facebook page.

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4300 block of Galveston Street | Photo: Beaumont Fire-Rescue

Just before 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 12, a fire was reported to Beaumont Fire-Rescue in the 4300 block of Galveston Street on Beaumont's north end, Beaumont Fire-Rescue Capt. Jimmy Blanchard said in a statement posted to the department's Facebook page. 

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The horror became all too real the night of Friday, Oct. 13, when a grandmother leaving the Texas Maze of Terror with her grandchildren was hit on Highway 12 in Vidor.

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Trintin Glenn | Photo: GoFundMe

A 12-year-old boy died Nov. 8 while he and a friend were playing with a hunting rifle, Hardin County Sheriff Mark Davis said in a statement.

The boy has been identified as Trintin Glenn, 12, who lived in Kountze.

Hardin County Sheriff deputies arrived on scene shortly after 6 p.m. Nov. 8 and found the boy’s body on the porch of a mobile home in the 2600 block of FM 418, just east of Kountze, according to Davis.

Davis said they believe, based in the initial investigation, that the rifle accidentally discharged while the boys were playing with it.

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Malcom Muse | Beaumont Police Department photos

U.S. Marshals found 2.5 pounds of marijuana and five firearms at a house in Beaumont and arrested a New Orleans man on a murder warrant on Nov. 7, Beaumont Police Officer Haley Morrow said in a release.

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Sean Milton Crooks | Photo: Beaumont Police Department

Police say they have arrested a person of interest in two cases of indecent exposure in Southeast Texas.

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Frankie Lee Bell Jr. | Photo: Texas Department of Public Safety

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Frankie Lee Bell Jr., 29, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a cash reward of up to $7,500 is now being offered for information leading to his capture.

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A 35-year-old Beaumont, Texas man has pleaded guilty to federal violations in the Eastern District of Texas, Acting U.S. Attorney Brit Featherston announced Nov. 9.

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Fuel spill on US 96 | Photo: Texas Department of Public Safety

Diesel fuel spilled on US 96 near the Neches River Bridge Nov. 9 around 9:45 a.m. when a tire blew on a trailer, Texas Department of Public Safety Sgt. Stephanie Davis said in a release.

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A Beaumont jury sentenced 42-year-old Cedric Dwight Madison to 99 years in prison for aggravated sexual assault of a child Nov. 9 following a two-day trial during which jurors heard statements and considered evidence in the attack on a baby merely three months old.

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