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A pedestrian fatality occurred on July 2 at the intersection of Mormon Church Road and FM 92 in Silsbee.

According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, the accident took place at about 6:08 in the evening. Elton Mire, 48, was pronounced dead at the scene by Justice of the Peace Kathy Simpson after a Dodge pickup truck struck him while he was riding his bicycle. The truck also hit a Toyota passenger vehicle that was stopped at the intersection.

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LIT unit

(LIT press release)

Chevron Phillips Chemical and Lamar Institute of Technology became partners in educating a workforce suited for Southeast Texas on July 2, with Chevron Phillips’ presentation of an $80,000 check for scholarships and equipment upgrades.

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Nederland fatality

An Orange man is dead after wrecking his vehicle Tuesday, July 2, near Jack Brooks Airport in Nederland. 

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One man is in custody and another suffered minor injuries after a stabbing in Beaumont’s Old Town. 

Police responded to the home about 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 2 in the 2200 block of Evalon to find one man distraught and another with a stab wound to his back. 

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Police are searching for a man they say stole over 200 filled propane tanks over the last few weeks. 

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A fight at a Port Arthur pool hall Monday night, July 1, left one person in critical condition with a head injury, police reported.

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Two suspects were captured as the result of an aggravated assault and kidnapping that took place in Port Arthur in the early hours of Tuesday morning, July 2.

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Police in Port Arthur responded to a major accident Monday, July 1, after a driver failed to stop at a stop sign and crashed into DeQueesn Elementary School.

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