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Monday, Oct. 17, at 11:46 p.m., officers responded in reference to a crash involving a vehicle and a pedestrian on MLK northbound at Elgie .

The caller stated the victim was not responding. Officers learned a female pedestrian was attempting to cross the road in the dark and was struck by a passing vehicle.

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Shameca Pugh wearing a necklace that reads ‘Only God can judge me’

The second suspect allegedly involved in a string of recent convenience store robberies has been taken into custody.

Detectives brought Shameca La’Shawn Pugh, a 37-year-old Beaumont woman, in for questioning Wednesday, Oct. 19.

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Lone Survivor Foundation’s third annual Golf Tournament and Fundraiser held at the Brentwood Entertainment Complex in Beaumont raised $22,000 for recovering veterans and their rehabilitation facility in Crystal Beach on Oct. 7, according to Brenda Jenkins, administrator at Brent Coon and Associates (BCA), one of the main sponsors for the event. Other sponsors included iHeart Media and Pate Resources Group.

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Monday, Oct. 17 at 11:46 pm, officers responded to MLK northbound at Elgie in reference crash involving a vehicle and a pedestrian. The caller stated the victim was not responding.

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“Do the right thing – on time, every time.” That’s been the driving principal behind Classic Southeast Texas since the beginning. It’s this firm commitment to earning trust in all areas of the marketplace that has helped make Classic Beaumont’s oldest automobile dealership – they’ve been in business for more than 80 years.

The Greater Beaumont Chamber of Commerce will recognize Classic’s integrity and business practices with the distinguished Spindletop Award this week.

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The Orange Community Players will be holding auditions for “Yuletide VI: A Country Christmas” on Monday, Oct. 24 at 6:30 p.m and auditions for “The Red Velvet Cake Wars” on Oct. 26 and 27 at 7 p.m. each night.

“Yuletide VI: A Country Christmas” is one of the OCP’s annual events, and will be a music review and fundraiser. OCP urges the community to “come join us in celebrating the season and supporting our theater at the same time.” Paul Burch will be directing, and show dates will be Friday and Saturday Dec. 9 and 10.

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At approximately 1:00p.m., the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) received a report of a multiple vehicle crash on Highway 190 in Jasper County. The crash occurred approximately two miles west of Jasper.

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Saturday, October 22, 2016 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Beaumont Police Department will partner with Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) for the twelfth opportunity in six years to prevent pill abuse and theft. You can rid your homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs.

This event will take place at Rodgers Park, 1455 Dowlen Road, Beaumont, Texas 77706. The DEA cannot accept liquids or needles.

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Thursday, Oct. 20, the Clergy and Police Partnership (CAPP) from the Beaumont Police Department will host a forum at 7 p.m. "to promote understanding and unity every area of our city," according to a recent announcement.

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The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is joining the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) during National Teen Driver Safety Week (Oct. 16-22) to urge young drivers to put safety first when behind the wheel.

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