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As part of a federal reentry initiative, the United States Attorney’s Office is working with Lamar University in Beaumont in a new and innovative program designed to reduce recidivism by improving employment outcomes for ex-offenders in the Beaumont Division of the Eastern District of Texas, Acting United States Attorney Brit Featherston announced May 8.

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The Orange County Sheriff’s Office and Port Arthur Police Department are investigating the reported kidnapping and robbery of an Orange attorney that is said to have occurred in the early morning hours of May 8, said OCSO.

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The City of Beaumont is making it a little bit easier to report problems by expanding hours at the 311 Call Center, city manager executive assistant Chris Jarmon said in a release.

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Jefferson County Sheriff’s Detective Daniel Powell obtained a burglary warrant for Danny Ray Smith, 51, of Winnie for the burglary of the Longhorn convenience store in Hamshire, Texas which occurred on April 9, Capt. Crystal Holmes said in a release.

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On May 8 at about 3:15 p.m., the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) received a report of a motorcycle crash on US 96 near the Jasper-Hardin County line, Sgt. Stephanie Davis said in a release.

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On May 8, at about 11:45 a.m., the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) responded to a multiple vehicle crash on I-10 in Jefferson County near Hamshire Road, Sgt. Stephanie Davis said in a release.

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On April 24 at about 12:30 a.m. Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a home on Mark LeBleu Road in Lake Charles in reference to an aggravated battery.

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The LCM CISD school board elections results are now in, LCM CISD spokesperson Sherry Combs said in a release.

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On May 6, Beaumont Police officers responded to the 2500 block of Broadway Street in reference to shots being fired inside a residence, Sgt. Cody Guedry said in a release.

Investigation revealed that a male victim was found inside with gunshot wounds.

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On May 6, at about 2:40 a.m., the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) responded to a two vehicle crash on I-10 near Martin Luther King Drive (MLK) in Orange County.

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