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Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s assistance in getting dangerous drug dealers and drug users, along with the poisonous products they carry, off the streets. To that end, The Examiner will periodically feature a list of five persons accused of drug-related crimes here in High Five.

“Crime Stoppers and The Examiner are teaming up to fight the drug problem in Southeast Texas,” Beaumont Police Officer Carol Riley of Crime Stoppers said.

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Troopers with the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) are investigating a Port Arthur accident between an off-duty police officer escorting a funeral procession on his motorcycle and an elderly Nederland woman.

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Beaumont Police Department Chief Jimmy Singletary welcomed three new officers into his law enforcement “family” during a ceremony at the downtown station Sept. 9.

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Judge Kent Walston, board president for CASA, accepts St. Michael’s donation.

Each year since it started, the St. Michael Mediterranean Festival, affectionately known throughout the community at MedFest, draws in more attendees with the promise of delicious Greek cuisine and delightful cultural exhibitions.

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No one likes to be late on their bills, so upon reading the official sounding name “The American Business Association,” one could assume the correspondence from the company, which looks very similar to an invoice, is important and deserves an immediate response. That is not necessarily the case.

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Crime Stoppers of Southeast Texas is asking for the public's assistance in locating a Beaumont woman wanted for aggravated robbery.

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Scott Walker addresses the Beaumont City Council.

The Beaumont City Council unanimously approved changes to plans for the ongoing Concord Road Project, but one local business owner expressed concern about the exclusion of sidewalks and a curb and gutter in the new design.

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is managing the road-widening project, which has been fraught with difficulties since it started.

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UPDATE: Elizalde is being held in the Orange County Jail on a $1 million bond after being charged with murder.

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District Attorney Bob Wortham announced that a jury of the 252nd District Court found Carey Dexter Booker guilty of aggravated assault and sentenced him to 25 years in prison.

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A Vidor Police Department Street Crimes narcotics investigation in the 1200 block of Fourth St. led to the arrest of four people the night of Sunday, Sept 11, according to the department.

Officers entered with the homeowner’s consent and discovered synthetic marijuana, a water pipe, marijuana roaches, pipes and a homemade smoking bong.

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