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The Main branch library's 10 cent book sale, offering hundreds of titles, will be on Friday, April 28 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday, April 29 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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Golden Triangle Indivisible is extending an invitation to all city council candidates to participate in one more forum before early voting begins on Monday, April 24.

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Port Neches Police are investigating a terroristic threat allegedly made by a student at the Port Neches-Groves High School on April 19.

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Southeast Texas and Houston Crime Stoppers needs help locating Houston homicide suspect, Beaumont Police posted on their Facebook page on April 19.

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Governor Greg Abbott announced April 19 that San Patricio County, near Corpus Christi, has been selected as the site for the development of a petrochemical plant that will represent a multi-billion dollar investment in the State of Texas.

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The City of Beaumont announced about 11 a.m. on April 19 that North Street at North 14th Street will be closed for the DD6 Cherokee Project "effective immediately."

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Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced today that the Child Exploitation Unit (CEU) of his office arrested Jason Matthew Pertolanitz, 40, of Cedar Creek, on one count of possession of child pornography, a third-degree felony. Pertolanitz could face up to 10 years in prison if convicted.

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A 35-year-old Medford, Oregon woman has been sentenced to federal prison for child exploitation violations in the Eastern District of Texas, Acting U.S. Attorney Brit Featherston announced April 18.

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Alternating lane closures will take place nightly through Friday in Port Arthur along Savannah Avenue (Spur 215) from 25th Street to the railroad tracks, from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. for concrete repair, TxDOT spokesperson Sarah Dupre said in a release.

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With the arrival of spring, there’s pollen in the air, love all around and baby animals – puppies, kittens and bunnies (oh my!) – as far as the eye can see. Cute and cuddly, there’s few things more warm and fuzzy than a new pet, but far too often, these new batches of would-be best friends are not born to loving homes but rather end up in city shelters where they’re housed a few days before being killed and tossed in the trash.

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