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One man was arrested after police reported he was found with crack cocaine Monday night in Orange. According to the report, the man tried to tell police the rock-like substance was sheetrock.

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At least one man was hospitalized Monday, March 19, after two 18-wheelers collided in the eastbound lanes of I-10 near Louisiana Street in Beaumont.

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Zola Wilson

A 46-year-old Port Arthur woman who pleaded no contest Tuesday, Feb. 19, to two counts of aggravated assault and admitted her guilt in a collision on U.S. 69 that caused the death of a Groves man more than a year ago was sentenced Monday, March 18, to serve five years in jail and pay two $500 fines.

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LIT

Lamar Institute of Technology announced the president's and vice president’s lists for the Fall 2012 semester. For students to be included on the President’s List, they must have earned a 4.0 GPA for the semester. Students on the Vice President’s List must have earned a 3.40 to 3.99 GPA for the semester.

Students on the President’s List are:

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TALH students

Lamar University has been recognized on the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. The honor roll is a distinction awarded annually by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) to recognize universities around the country that excel in and promote community service activities in their region. It highlights the roles colleges play in solving community problems and encouraging students toward a path of civic engagement.

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The 9th Court of Appeals has ruled on behalf of petitioners Linda Gilmore, Donna Forgas

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One woman was arrested in Orange after reportedly attacking two people while she was wearing a pink, polka-dot bikini.

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A woman in Orange was arrested for disorderly conduct Saturday, March 16, after using profanity at the Pilot gas station at 2205 Hwy. 62.

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Through President James “Jimmy” Simmons tenure as band director, music professor, and dean of the College of Fine Arts and Communication, he brought pride to the Lamar University music program through “the Grandest Band in the Land” and the creation of Lamarissimo! He has also helped to kick-start many successful music careers, according to many of his friends, colleagues and former students.

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