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At approximately 7:30 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 5, there was a two vehicle crash on US-96 that involved a Kirbyville CISD school bus and a truck tractor semi-trailer.  This crash occurred approximately four miles North of Kirbyville.  At the time of the crash, there were 53 students on the school bus.

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Kenneth Lee Roberts

Orange police officers arrested two people after a traffic stop led to the discovery of methamphetamine and marijuana inside a vehicle on Nov. 4.

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A disturbance at the Best Western in Orange led to the arrest of a Newton man for possession of methamphetamine.

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Caleb Sonnier

Officers in Orange arrested a man for driving recklessly after receiving complaints from other drivers, and they discovered the suspect was also in possession of synthetic marijuana.

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Johnathan Dewayne Joseph

After responding to a call regarding a suspicious person, officers in Orange arrested a naked man at the Best Price Hotel on Halloween night.

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Terry Williams

The Examiner has learned the Beaumont Independent School District Police Department is investigating Trustee Terry Williams after he was involved in an altercation with Smith Middle School principal Wilbert Andrews on the school campus. BISD PD chief David Hall said an officer assigned to the campus filed the complaint and Sgt.

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A man was arrested outside the Pinehurst City Hall on Nov. 3 after failing to register as a sex offender as legally mandated, police in Pinehurst report. It was the man’s second arrest at the same location within a month.

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Detectives are interviewing witnesses and searching for leads in a shooting that resulted in the death of 28-year-old Chad Slaughter of Beaumont, the Beaumont Police Department reports.

According to a news release from BPD, patrol officers responded to a reported shooting inside an apartment in the Timberlake Courts Apartments located at 125 Interstate 10 in Beaumont at about 10:01 p.m. When officers arrived, they found the 26-year-old man dead with a possible gunshot wound to his chest.

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Former Beaumont Independent School District superintendent Carrol Thomas was at the Jefferson County Courthouse on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 4, but the out-of-towner wasn’t there to vote. Instead, Thomas bypassed the polling booths and headed straight to the elevators where he went to the third floor grand jury room.

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Keleshia Smith

Port Arthur police arrested a 22-year-old Port Arthur resident after receiving a report of "shots fired" in the 200 block of Gulfway Drive on Nov. 2.

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