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Pariss Boykin

Police in Beaumont arrested one man in connection to a weekend shooting that sent two people to the hospital, reports the Beaumont Police Department.

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Michael R. Siebe, the central figure in the worst scandal in the history of the Beaumont Police Department, is scheduled to be released from federal custody Nov. 1.

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Waterhouse’s leaf-nosed bat

Bat Week, which this year will be Oct. 25-31, includes a signature event on Capitol Hill, a week-long social media campaign aimed to engage and educate the public on bats and a Guinness World Record attempt for most bat houses built in a day. The record setting attempt will aptly be held on Halloween Day at multiple locations including Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge and at Austin’s Congress Avenue Bridge, the largest urban bat colony in the world.

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Baylor Wortham

Federal prosecutor Baylor Wortham is set to announce his candidacy as the Democratic candidate for Judge of the 136th District Court in Jefferson County at the Jefferson County Courthouse, 1149 Pearl Street, at noon on Tuesday, Oct. 27.

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With a high chance of rain forecast for the area, City of Beaumont Emergency Management would like to remind you to stay informed and prepare for the possibility of flooding in low-lying areas. Share these tips with friends and family!

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A dangerous shooter was arrested this morning due to the speedy response of the Beaumont Police

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Chris Kress, Round Rock PD (top); Rafael Ornelas; and 100 Club group photo

Motor officers from Texas and Louisiana came to Beaumont to participate in the fourth annual Southeast Texas Motorcop Rodeo, held in the Macy’s parking lot of Parkdale Mall in Beaumont.

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Effective Thursday, October 22, 2015, Forrest Street between Harrison Avenue and North Street will continue to be closed to traffic until Friday, October 23, 2015 at 5 p.m.  This closure will allow the Streets & Drainage Department to finish making repairs to Forrest Street.

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Jello

Jello has a silly name but he is a seriously good-looking dog! Jello is a 4-month old, 35-pound, male American bulldog mix. He was found as a stray and brought to the shelter to find a loving, forever home. Jello is white with brown/brindle spots.

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Ray Beck stood on the steps of the Jecourthouse to announce his candidacy.

With Jefferson County Sheriff Mitch Woods recently announcing that he won’t be running after his current term is complete, 38-year law enforcement veteran and certified Master Peace Officer Ray Beck has announced his candidacy for sheriff.

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