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A multi-vehicle crash on I-10 resulted in the death of 45-year-old Lake Charles man Dennis Carlin the morning of Thursday, Sept. 20.

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Steven Hemingway

SWAT arrived at a residence in the 9100 block of Landis after Steven Hemingway, a 36-year-old Beaumont resident, allegedly barricaded himself inside a residence with two children, aged 6 months and 6 years old, who were taken to a local hospital after release, though no injuries were reported at this time.

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For the month of August, Beaumont Animal Care reports a live release rate of 81 per cent at the animal shelter. The live release rate refers to the percentage of animals that leave the shelter alive. Animals leave the shelter through being reclaimed by their owner, being adopted into a new home, being released into a trap-neuter-return program, being released into temporary foster care, or being transferred to a separate agency, such as a rescue organization. In the month of August, 353 animals were brought to the shelter and 288 animals left the shelter alive.

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Suspects, one wielding a machete, robbed a woman on I-10 in Beaumont the same night a local convenience store was robbed at gunpoint, reports Beaumont Police Department (BPD) Officer Haley Morrow.

According to Morrow, at 10:55 p.m., officers responded to the first of two aggravated robberies reported on Sept. 18. In that incident, the victim stated that a suspect brandishing a machete demanded her property. She said she had been accosted by two males in a white SUV.

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UPDATE: Both suspects have been identified thanks to tips from the community, reports Detective Janois Grizzaffi.

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The Orange County Sheriff's Office is looking for help in identifying two burglary suspects. According to an announcement from the Orange County Sherriff’s Office, the two suspects are both white males who are suspected of entering a residence at 5780 N. Main in Vidor in the early morning of August 30 and removing property. Items stolen include antique signs, movies, toys and even an antique bicycle.

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Cigarettes and More located at 1880 Washington was robbed twice on Sunday, Sept. 16.

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Detectives in Orange are investigating a shooting that sent one man to a local hospital over the weekend, reports Orange Police Department (OPD) Lt. G.D. Keaton.

Officers from the OPD responded to the 1100 block of 11th Street at 2:50 p.m. on Sept. 16 in reference to a 9-1-1 call reporting “shots fired.” The caller advised dispatch that several shots had been heard in the area.

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Beaumont Police responded to a fatal crash involving two motorcycles in the 5900 block of East Cardinal Drive, Saturday, Sept. 15.

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Jacorry Jamard Green

After releasing the pictures and names of three persons of interest in the recent robberies in Beaumont, officers with the Beaumont Police Department (BPD) took a suspect into custody, Saturday, Sept. 15.

According to a press release from BPD, on Friday, September 14, following a series of robberies in the Beaumont area, BPD detectives obtained an aggravated robbery arrest warrant for 18-year-old Jacorry Jamard Green and arrested him the next day.

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Hardin Jefferson High School

The fact that Southeast Texas knows how to pull together in the face of disaster was proven during Hurricane Harvey and more than a year later SETX is continuing that trend. On Wednesday, Sept. 5, Hardin-Jefferson ISD. donated school supplies, enough for approximately 100 students, to the Harvest for Lost Souls Ministry.

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