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Sherman Joseph Jr., "Bob"

Police in Beaumont are searching for a local man with diminished mental capabilities who went missing from his residence in the 2400 block of Brooklyn Street on Sept. 10. Sherman Joseph Jr., 63, of Beaumont, is approximately 6-foot-2, 160 pounds and has black hair and brown eyes. When he was last seen, he was wearing a red and black checkered flag plaid shirt.

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Marlene Cardena; Norma Sampson, executive director at Gift of Life; Regina Roger

Through the support of Jon Huntsman Sr., board member of the Beaumont Foundation of America, 34 medically underserved Southeast Texas women received free Gift of Life clinical breast exams and mammograms on the UTMB mobile van at Cristo Rey Catholic Church in Beaumont last week. One client who had an abnormal mammogram screening was referred immediately for diagnostic testing, which is also completely underwritten by the Gift of Life.

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Krista Herbrich and sister Becca give their new puppy, Bella, a bath.
Tyler Chatangier holds his nephew,

Photos of two Southeast Texans are being featured in a video that will soon be seen in the bright lights of Broadway in honor of Down Syndrome Awareness Month, the month of October.

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Beaumont Police Officers recovered a stolen vehicle after a brief pursuit of the two suspects in the theft early Saturday morning.

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A Beaumont youth was cited and learned a valuable lesson after shining his laser pointer at a passing aircraft, reports the Beaumont Police Department.

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Emergency responders rescued two contract surveyors who got mired in a marsh while performing a job for the Navigation District on Wednesday, Sept. 2, reports the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office.

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TOTAL logo

Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch Center received a 911 call in reference to an industrial incident at the TOTAL facility in the 7400 block of 32nd Street in Port Arthur. Upon arrival, deputies were directed to the coke pits at the facility, where they learned a bulldozer occupied by one individual had entered the pits and become submerged.

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The Texas Transportation Commission has approved $8 million for five upcoming projects in Jefferson County, reports Sarah Dupre of the Texas Department of Transportation.

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