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High Five mugshots

1. Kerry Collier is a 25-year-old black male wanted for delivery of a controlled substance. No bond.

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Crime Stopper of the Year Award recipient Henry Adams accepts his award.

The Crime Stoppers of the Year Awards reception, held Tuesday, Oct. 27, at the Beaumont Event Centre, celebrated not only the success of the program but also three citizens who have aided in the mission to make Beaumont’s streets safer for the community.

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The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Warrant Division is asking for the public’s assistance in locating an armed and dangerous fugitive.

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Beaumont Independent School District's South Park Middle School was placed on lockdown shortly before 11 a.m. on Thursday. According to district representative Nakisha Myles Burns, shots were fired in the area. "Students are safe and secure," she said. "BISD police are on the scene." The lockdown was lifted around 30 minutes later.

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Two longtime Beaumont Independent School District administrators are leaving the district effective immediately – Dr. Shirley Bonton, assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction, and Dr. Dwaine Augustine, assistant superintendent for secondary education.

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Beaumont Fire Rescue will hold a Promotion and Pinning Ceremony on Thursday, November 5, 2015 at 10 a.m. at Fire Headquarters, 400 Walnut. This will be a public ceremony to recognize several recent promotions that have taken place. 

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Chandler Gilford

With a demonstration of teamwork, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office (JCSO) and the Beaumont Police Department captured a burglar in Beaumont’s South Park neighborhood the morning of Wednesday, Nov. 4, according to Officer Tony Harding.

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Aggravated Perjury charges have been filed against Michael Outley and Clarence Griffin, both of Beaumont. The charges arose out of their testimony in the Drug Impact Court of Jefferson County on November 2, 2015. Prosecutors allege that in an attempt to secure a new trial for Outley, both Outley and Griffin testified to facts, which were found to be untrue and fabricated.

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Effective immediately, Bigner Road between Roland Road and the Neches River will be closed to all traffic.

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Carl Broussard, Ava Nicole Lewis and Lamya Janise Newhouse

A suspect in the fatal hit and run that claimed the lives of 25-year-old Ava Nicole Lewis and her 6-year-old daughter Lamya Janise Newhouse on Nov.

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