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On Feb. 15 at 3:04 p.m., Port Arthur Police Dispatch received a 9-1-1 call in reference to a shooting victim at Prince Hall Village Apartments, 914 W.14th Street, City of Port Arthur spokesperson LaRisa Carpenter said in a release.

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IEA – Inspire, Encourage, Achieve recently honored Winston Brown for his 16 years of service, providing transportation, mentoring and support to hundreds of youth.

IEA hosted the community gathering at Our Mother of Mercy Catholic Church at which IEA participants and their families, as well as community leaders and program volunteers, were recognized.

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The Little Cypress-Mauriceville Education Foundation, Inc. held its annual prize patrol on Feb. 13, and handed out 22 grants, totaling $23,109.47 to staff through the district, according to a release from LCM CSID Community Relations Coordinator Sherry Combs.

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The Office of the Governor, The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS), and Texas Crime Stoppers today announced a new reward program related to the Texas Ranger Unsolved Crimes Investigation Program.

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Port Arthur police are still searching for a woman who hit a Port Arthur police officer with her car, PAPD Officer Michael Hebert said in a statement on Feb. 13.

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Johnny Ray Martin

Jefferson County Fugitive Recovery deputies arrested Johnny Ray Martin, 44, at his residence at Feb. 13.

A Jefferson County warrant was issued for engaging in organized criminal activity with a bond of $100,000 after Beaumont Police filed charges against Martin on Feb. 10, BPD Officer Carol Riley said in a release.

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Coach Corey Parson announced that seven Little Cypress-Mauriceville High School tennis players advanced to the quarterfinal round on Feb.

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Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced on Feb. 14 that officers with his Criminal Investigations Division arrested Daniel James Dickson, 44, of Houston, on three counts of Possession of Child Pornography, a third-degree felony. He could face up to 10 years in prison if convicted.

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The last time Zechariah Turk made the news was last year when he saved a young family from drowning after their sailboat overturned in rough waters off Crystal Beach. This time he’s making headlines for another reason - Zech is a recipient of a Texas Crab Festival Charities educational assistance scholarship.

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