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Make this summer the best yet with a new addition to the family – a pet.

Beaumont Animal Services is participating in North Shore Animal League America’s International Pet Adoptathon, a premiere global pet adoption event. Thousands of shelters in dozens of countries are participating in this year’s month-long Pet Adoptathon 2016, including Beaumont Animal Services, to find homes for each and every animal in their care.

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Two child passengers and the driver of an SUV involved in an accident with two dump trucks remain in the intensive care units of two hospitals after sustaining serious injuries in the crash May 10, Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Trooper Stephanie Davis reported. 

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Ernesto Izaguirre, Susana Escalante-Visinais and Juan C. Chavira-Guerrero

Beaumont police officers arrested three Georgia residents after discovering millions of dollars worth of liquid methamphetamine hidden inside soda cans and bouncing balls during a traffic stop on I-10 near 11th Street May 10.

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NASA's Kepler mission has verified 1,284 new planets – the single largest finding of planets to date.

“This announcement more than doubles the number of confirmed planets from Kepler,” said Ellen Stofan, chief scientist at NASA Headquarters in Washington. “This gives us hope that somewhere out there, around a star much like ours, we can eventually discover another Earth.”

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A two-vehicle crash in Jefferson County sent one man to a local hospital with serious injuries and shut down Interstate 10 for approximately two hours, Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Stephanie Davis reported May 9.

According to Davis, troopers responded to a report of the accident on I-10 near mile marker 834 in Jefferson County at 5:10 p.m. The crash occurred on the westbound side of Interstate 10 on the inside shoulder near the cable barriers.

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Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Stephanie Davis reports a China resident was seriously injured when his disabled vehicle rolled over him as he attempted to repair it.

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Police in Beaumont are searching for the suspects responsible for an aggravated robbery that occurred over the weekend, reports the Beaumont Police Department. 

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U.S. Attorney John Malcolm Bales announced May 9 that 11 Jefferson County men are in custody following a lengthy investigation into drug trafficking involving the distribution of crack cocaine in the Eastern District of Texas.

According to a news release from the U.S Attorney's office, a combined task force of federal, state and local law enforcement agencies began executing federal arrest warrants on May 6 for defendants indicted following a ten-month investigation into the distribution of crack cocaine in Beaumont.

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A fatal accident in Orange County involving an 18-wheeler and a passenger car shut down eastbound I-10 for hours as emergency personnel took life-saving measures and crews worked to clear spilled diesel fuel from the roadway May 9, Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Stephanie Davis reported in a series of news releases.

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Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Stephanie Davis reported May 9 that troopers are investigating a two-vehicle crash involving a motorcycle and an SUV at Highway 105 and Keith Road in Jefferson County at about 7:30 a.m.

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