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Effective January 4, 2016, Avenue A from East Lavaca Street to Church Street will be closed to through traffic from 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. until Monday, January 18, 2016.  This closure will allow the city to repair the pavement in this area.

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District Attorney Bob Wortham has announced that a jury of the Drug Impact Court has found Wallace Joseph Green guilty of possession of a controlled substance (cocaine) in an amount of at least 1 gram and less than 4 grams. 

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Jimmy Livingston - obituary picture

A fatal New Year’s Day accident claimed the life of a Vidor man, reports the Vidor Police Department. James “Jimmy” Earl Livingston, 60, died in a car accident Jan. 1.

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Police in Beaumont and CrimeStoppers are asking for the public's assistance finding the suspect in a Monday morning bank robbery, the Beaumont Police Department reports.

According to BPD, dispatch alerted officers of a robbery in progress at Chase Bank, 350 S. Dowlen Rd. on Monday, January 4, at 10:22 a.m.

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On Sunday, January 3, 2016, at approximately 9:25 p.m., officers responded to a robbery at Popeye’s Chicken, located at 6432 Phelan Blvd in Beaumont. According to Beaumont police officer Carol Riley, officers were advised via dispatch that a suspect had a gun to the head of an employee and some of the employees fled the store on foot through the back door.

Officers arrived in the area and began searching for the suspects.

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JCSA President Deputy William “Ike” Eichelberger

Three local medical facilities received some generous and fun gifts from the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Association (JCSA) on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24.

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Santa and his crew made a sleigh stop at Girls’ Haven on Dec. 23 for a special Christmas delivery to the 20 young ladies living there.

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Effective Monday, January 4, 2016, Willow Bend Drive from Prestwick Circle to Pebble Beach Drive will be closed to through traffic from 7 a.m. – 6 p.m. until Thursday, January 7, 2016. This closure will allow the city to repair the pavement in this area.

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