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Press release from the Department of Justice:

A 44-year-old Port Arthur, Texas man has pleaded guilty to federal income tax violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.  

Theodore Paul Victor Jr. pleaded guilty to tax evasion today before U.S. Magistrate Judge Keith F. Giblin. 

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A gaming ordinance tabled at last week's Beaumont City Council meeting passed unanimously on Tuesday, June 10.

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A burglary suspect evaded deputies during a high-speed chase on Monday, June 9, that ended in what appeared to investigators to be a rollover wreck in a stolen SUV.

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With a bullet hole in his stomach and his friend laying motionless, 33-year-old Jose De Jesus Sanchez told jurors that he called his wife before crawling to the mortally wounded Jose Morales to see if he was still alive. 

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A woman in Orange reportedly stabbed her boyfriend, who was in  wheelchair at the time, when she became angry with him over the weekend, according to a report from the Orange Police Department.

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BISD has published a list of teachers and other staff who will likely fall victim to BISD's reduction in force. The board will likely vote tonight, (Monday, June 9) on the proposed cuts. Click the above attachment to see the list for yourself.  

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A shooting in Orange County on Saturday, June 7, started with a disagreement and ended in the death of one Vidor resident, deputies report.

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A report of a fight at Barbecue Depot in Vidor on June 3 led to the arrest of an intoxicated homeless man in possession of drug paraphernalia, police report.

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Vidor police arrested one man for strong-arm robbery on June 1 after he allegedly assaulted a security officer attempting to prevent the suspect from shoplifting at Wal-Mart. A customer of the store assisted in detaining the suspect until police arrived.

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Police arrested a 22-year-old Vidor resident on May 31 after finding a small amount of methamphetamine hidden in the man's sock, officers report.

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