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Scholarships totaling $60,000 were awarded to 26 Southeast Texas students at the Jefferson County Go Texan Scholarship Banquet held Tuesday, May 20, at Big Rich Courville’s Catering in Beaumont.

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A 53-year-old Beaumont man has been charged with molesting his stepdaughters.

Keith Hickman was indicted by a Jefferson County grand jury May 22 for continuing sexual abuse of a child and aggravated sexual assault of a child, both first-degree felonies.

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Aaron and Summer Conn

After a three-day trial ending with approximately five hours of deliberation, on Friday, May 23, jurors found Curtis Allen Garrison guilty of capital murder in the Nov. 23, 2012 slayings of Aaron and Summer Conn of Vidor.

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Jessie Haynes

After deliberating little more than 30 minutes, a six-man jury found Jessie Haynes guilty Thursday, May 22, of blocking a public passageway Aug. 1, 2013.

The verdict comes after more than an hour of closing arguments Thursday.

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Breaking news from the Orange County Sheriff's Office:

Deputies seized close to 350 pounds of marijuana after a high-speed pursuit, the Orange County Sheriff's Office reports.

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TxDOT announced that the $68 million dollar project to reconstruct Interstate 10 from West of Adams Bayou in Orange to West of the Sabine River is about to begin and warned drivers to be wary of workers along the roadway.

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A man refusing to comply with police after reportedly walking in a roadway and striking a vehicle with his fist was Tased and arrested in Orange on Monday, May 26, police report.

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Officers in Orange arrested an allegedly drunk man causing a disturbance and throwing beer bottles in the driveway of his home on Monday, May 26, police report.

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Beaumont Animal Services requests the public join them for a lifesaving event set for May 31and June 1.

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Beaumont firefighters battled an afternoon blaze on Tuesday, May 27, the fire department reports.

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