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Police in Beaumont arrested an 18-year-old suspect wanted on warrants related to three separate burglaries in the Gross Street neighborhood, reports Beaumont Police Department (BPD) Officer Haley Walters.

According to Walters, the warrants for Austin Davis’ arrest were issued Friday, Sept. 16. On Sept. 22, officers went to the 9100 block of Gross at about 2 p.m. to serve the warrants and took Davis into custody.

Davis was transported to the Jefferson County Jail. His bonds total $75,000.

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Join the Gift of Life and thousands of “Champions of the Cause” as downtown Beaumont erupts in color Saturday, Oct. 1, at the sixth annual Julie Richardson Procter 5K Ribbon Run Color Rush presented by the Byrd Law Firm, with title sponsors H-E-B and Jason’s Deli.

The event starts at 8 a.m. at City Hall with same day registration at 6 a.m.

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Praise Church volunteers in 2015 (Facebook.com)

Praise Church will serve Southeast Texas by meeting the needs of the community with their bi-annual event Servolution on Sept. 24 from 8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

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Police in Beaumont arrested a 51-year-old Beaumont man Sept. 20 when the man fled the scene of a traffic stop and then, once cornered, threatened officers with a grenade, reports Officer Haley Walters of the Beaumont Police Department (BPD). 

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Troopers with the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) are investigating a one-vehicle accident that injured an elderly Plano resident, Sgt. Stephanie Davis reported in a news release Sept. 21.

According to Davis, at approximately 8:15 a.m., DPS received a report of a one-vehicle rollover crash on Highway 105 in Hardin County. The crash occurred near the Little Hawks Daycare Center, which is approximately two miles east of Sour Lake.

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Charlsie Rebecca Jones

The Jefferson County grand jury indicted 9th Court of Appeals employee Charlsie Rebecca Jones in the murder of her husband, Lee Matthew Jones, according to information from the District Attorney’s Office presented Wednesday, Sept. 21.

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The Beaumont A&M Club is celebrating area educators at its 57th annual Classroom Teacher Awards Program and Dinner on Sept. 27 at 6:30 p.m. at St. Jude Catholic Church at 6825 Gladys.

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BPD Officer Michael Wirfs holds his  newborn baby (Courtesy of The 100 Club)

Corporate sponsors and supporters of The 100 Club of Southeast Texas helped the charitable organization raise funds toward its mission of supporting the families of fallen first responders by participating in the club’s first ever Golf Tournament and Corporate Lifetime Member Recognition Dinner.

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Approximately 30 people representing a variety of organizations and interests, all united in their opposition to a proposed 105 Toll Road, met in Beaumont on Sept. 14 to discuss the current status of the project and form a plan of action to block the road’s construction.

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Beaumont attorney Glen Morgan and his wife Teri with Dr. Trip Chadhury

“We all deal with cancer one way or another,” said Beaumont attorney Glen Morgan when asked why he thought it was important for he and his wife, Teri, to help open a new cancer treatment center in Port Arthur. “In my practice, I represented thousands and thousands of people with it. This community has been so good to us that we thought this was a way for us to return something.”

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