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Detectives with the Beaumont Police Department are investigating a shooting between feuding parties, reports Officer Carol Riley.

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Kevin Moyer, Cody Lewis, Yiannis Mihail and Arthur Harmon

One of three suspects accused in the murder of 53-year-old Kevin Alton Moyer of Dallas pleaded guilty to the crime in Jefferson County on July 25 and is now awaiting sentencing.

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Carl Jacob Broussard, Ava Nicole Lewis and Lamya Janise Newhouse

The Orange County Grand Jury has indicted Carl Jacob Broussard, 54, on two cases of failure to stop and render aid. These crimes are alleged to have occurred on Nov. 2, 2015, on MacArthur Drive in Orange. Two people were killed in the accident, and Broussard is charged with leaving the scene. Bond has been set at $100,000 on each case.

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Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s assistance in getting dangerous drug dealers and drug users, along with the poisonous products they carry, off the streets. To that end, The Examiner will periodically feature a list of five persons accused of drug-related crimes here in High Five.

“Crime Stoppers and The Examiner are teaming up to fight the drug problem in Southeast Texas,” Beaumont Police Officer Carol Riley of Crime Stoppers said.

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Travis County Sheriff’s Deputy Sergeant Craig Hutchinson

Texas Crime Stoppers, operating within the Office of the Governor’s Criminal Justice Division, has announced a cash reward of up to $15,000 for information leading to the identification and arrest of the person or persons responsible for the murder of Travis County Sheriff’s Deputy Sergeant Craig Hutchinson. Hutchinson was killed early Monday morning, July 25, at his Round Rock home.

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The Neches River Rail Bridge public hearing scheduled for the evening of July 28at the Beaumont Civic Center has been postponed.

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A 44-year-old Houston woman pleaded guilty to federal violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales July 26.

Nhung Tuyet Nguyen, also known as Sandy Nguyen, pleaded guilty to theft of government property before U.S. Magistrate Judge Zack Hawthorn.

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The Beaumont Convention and Visitors Bureau celebrated the grand opening of the Cattail Marsh boardwalk and viewing platforms Tuesday, July 26.

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ExxonMobil announced plans Tuesday, July 26, to increase production of ultra-low sulfur fuels at its Beaumont refinery by approximately 40,000 barrels per day, further strengthening its integrated downstream portfolio while meeting environmental standards.

 “This will represent the largest capital investment at our Beaumont refinery in more than a decade,” said Fernando Salazar, manager of the Beaumont refinery, of the $450 million investment by ExxonMobil.

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