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The inside of the Sober Ride Sleigh is decorated with festive garland, bows and

With New Year’s Eve parties and holiday get-togethers on the minds of many Southeast Texans, the Texas Department of Transportation, along with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, Beaumont Police, the Department of Public Safety, and other local emergency response personnel would like to remind event-goers of the dangers of dri

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Ramon Mouton unloads a pallet of food donated by H-E-B to the Southeast Texas Fo

H-E-B’s corporate office shared generous holiday bounty with 16 food banks around Texas, including the Southeast Texas Food Bank, in time for the holiday season.

This gift consisted of a truckload containing more than 2,000 cases of H-E-B corn flakes and macaroni and cheese delivered Wednesday, Dec. 10, as a holiday gift from the company to be distributed to those in need.

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When 7-year-old Opal Boullion went to school Wednesday, Dec. 17, she had no idea she would be leaving with a brand new Huffy bicycle.

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A former employee of the City of Port Arthur has been indicted on two counts of felony theft by a public servant, Jefferson County Criminal District Attorney Cory Crenshaw announced on Dec. 16.

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H-E-B decided to celebrate its annual Feast of Sharing a little differently this year by stretching the single-day event into a weeklong affair, volunteering services and donating food and money to non-profit organizations around Southeast Texas.

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The Texas Office of the Attorney General (OAG) has opened a criminal investigation into an apparent identity theft ring that is claiming to be either a governmental or debt collection agency in an attempt to steal state residents’ personal information and identities.

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Shauwn Williams

A former employee of the City of Port Arthur has been indicted on two counts of felony theft by a public servant, Jefferson County Criminal District Attorney Cory Crenshaw announced on Dec. 16.

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Jonathan Van Johnson

In October, The Examiner reported in-depth on the upward trend of use of the deadly drug phencyclidine in Southeast Texas. At the time, Beaumont Police Department Sgt. Bryan Baker said that PCP use has increased significantly in the area throughout the years.

“Drugs tend to follow a trend,” explains Baker. “They go in cycles.”

He said currently PCP use is up, and he and his fellow narcotics officers are seeing much larger quantities during busts.

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Mauriceville Elementary

A fire alarm at Mauriceville Elementary alarmed some local parents and other citizens after confusing information was circulated via social media, Little Cypress-Mauriceville CISD reports.

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Fire in Beaumont

Beaumont firefighters battled an early morning structure fire in the 1600 block of Corley Street at about 5:30 a.m. on Dec. 16, reports Beaumont Fire and Rescue.

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