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One man was arrested in Orange on Sunday after a report that he was jumping in front of cars and disrupting traffic as he walked alongside North Highway 87.

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teens in prom dresses

Munro’s Dry Cleaning has partnered with Junior League of Beaumont, OCI and KFDM Channel 6 to make sure area girls get to go to prom by sponsoring Simply Cinderella. <

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Ana Mendez

Ana Mendez, a Lamar University dietetics major from Marshall, breaks down language barriers. Her goal is to deliver patients the information they need to stay healthy in a way that is easy to digest.

Mendez’s interest in dietetics came when her mother developed gestational diabetes during a pregnancy. A native of Monclova, Coahuila, Mexico, her mother spoke little English and asked Mendez, who was 14 years old, to interpret for her and her doctors.

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A woman’s search for her sister ended in tragedy after the body of 41-year-old Tami Diane Higginbotham was discovered in Newton County on Friday, Feb. 15.

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UPDATE:

Joshua Latham, the man wanted for a felony probation violation in Orange County and for questioning in the Tami Diane Higginbotham missing persons case, was arrested at approximately 8 p.m. on Feb. 14 in Maryville, Tenn.

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Springfield Armory XD .40 caliber subcompact pistol

Orange Police received a call shortly after midnight Thursday morning, Feb.14, 2013, regarding a burglary in the 2600 block of Fairview Drive in Orange.

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Don Henley

CHRISTUS Health Foundation - Southeast Texas has announced that Don Henley will headline the 33rd Annual Gala, set for April 20, 2013, at the Beaumont Civic Center.

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Update: Feb. 15, 2013

After securing a search warrant for at least one of the suspects police took into custody during a Valentine's Day chase, Beaumont Police Department detectives found a sizeable cache of stolen big screen TVs, recording equipment, video game consoles, personal computers, iPads and other electronics in the 4400 block of Concord. 

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Director Alex Rupp (inset) and the ribbon cutting for inaugural flight.

Less than a year after the unexpected resignation of Jack Brooks Regional Airport Direct Jennifer Hogencamp in July 2012, Jefferson County Commissioners voted at their meeting Tuesday, Feb. 13, to make interim director Alex Rupp the permanent head of their airport.

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Growing up on the mean streets of New Orleans as a young boxer wasn’t easy, but looking back, Quantis Graves said he would be nowhere without the sport he loves.

“It kept me off the streets and taught me a lot of discipline,” he said.

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