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Some of Beaumont’s West End city water customers will be experiencing a mini-drought as this week ends when crews temporarily shut off water supply to residences and businesses to repair a faulty valve.

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A ricocheting popper burned parts of Nolan Haney’s eye and eyelid when he was 4.

Fireworks sales started blazing across the country starting Memorial Day weekend, running through the Fourth of July. As retailers begin their promotions, the American Academy of Ophthalmology is shining a light on this explosive fact: the number of eye injuries caused by fireworks has more than doubled in recent years.

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The Beaumont Police Department is mourning the loss of a four-legged "brother in blue" as K-9 Nicky died over the weekend, Sgt. Cody Guedry reports.

Nicky "passed away quietly at his home" in the early morning hours of Sunday, June 26, Guedry stated in a news release. 

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The city of Beaumont is taking measures to resolve an issue that has caused many of its residents difficulty and discomfort. The city is replacing a water valve meant to provide relief to residents who have recently experienced a loss of water at their homes and those who have been under a boil notice since June 22. 

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Police have arrested a suspect they say was caught crawling out of the broken door of a local liquor store, but not before the man fled the scene with a bundle of booty and led the officers on a chase through Beaumont neighborhoods. 

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Police are searching for the driver of a vehicle that struck and killed a Vidor man June 25, said Vidor Police Chief Dave Shows.

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Police ultimately arrested a man who led them on chase through the city of Port Arthur as officers investigated a report that the man was repeatedly ramming the gates at the Motiva refinery with his car, reports Sgt. R. Rowe of the Port Arthur Police Department (PAPD).

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A 25-year-old Beaumont man died after being struck by a car on College Street in Beaumont on June 25, reported Sgt. Cody Guedry of the Beaumont Police Department (BPD).

According to Guedry, police responded to a report of a subject lying in the roadway unresponsive after being struck by a vehicle in the 6300 block of College Street at about 9:15 p.m. Saturday night. Responding officers discovered the victim was deceased.

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DPS is investigating a crash involving a truck tractor hauling timber and a passenger car that resulted in serious injuries to one person and shut down Highway 87 in Orange County for nearly an hour, Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Trooper Stephanie Davis reported Saturday.

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An accident involving two pickup trucks June 25 resulted in injuries to one of the drivers whose vehicle rolled over several times after being struck from behind, Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Trooper Stephanie Davis reported over the weekend. 

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