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Vicky Boone Casting is holding an open casting call for funny, imaginative and out-of-the box boys, ages 11-13, for a lead role in an upcoming father-son story.

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This Sunday, October 4, 2015 at 9 p.m., the Discovery Channel will be airing the program “On The Case” with Paula Zahn, which focuses on victims in murder cases.

One of the cases featured will be the murder of Beaumont police officer Paul Hulsey on March 22, 1988. This case led officers to locate and capture the serial killer responsible for Hulsey’s murder. He was tried, convicted and sentenced to death. His execution was carried out in Texas on December 9, 1997.

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Christa Grimh

During another parked car investigation, Vidor police officers arrested an allegedly intoxicated Vidor teen who fell asleep in her vehicle while parked next to the pumps at a local gas station on Sept. 27, reports the Vidor Police Department. The incident marked the second parked car investigation in the span of week that led to arrest.

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Police officers in Vidor investigating a vehicle stopped at a city park after hours ended up making two arrests after discovering an intoxicated man and his gun-toting female passenger inside the car on Sept. 26, according to the Vidor Police Department.

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Extreme Cash Blast

Roy Patterson of Silsbee claimed a prize worth $1 million in the Texas Lottery scratch ticket game $500,000,000 Extreme Cash Blast. For selling the winning ticket, Fisco Convenience Store at 4015 Eastex Freeway in Beaumont is eligible for a $10,000 retailer bonus.

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Justin Sanderson

The Jefferson County Courthouse will soon be missing yet another familiar face in its hallowed halls as 60th District Court Judge Gary Sanderson announced this week he will not be seeking re-election to the position he has held for more than three decades.

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tate Rep. Dade Phelan of House District 21 addresses the Orange Chamber.

State Rep. Dade Phelan of House District 21, which includes all of Orange County and part of Jefferson County, addressed the Greater Orange Area Chamber of Commerce on Sept. 22, to say that he is taking measures to bring more business – and more bass fishing – to Southeast Texas with House Bill 1979.

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Speech, physical and occupational therapists work independently.

AUSTIN - A state judge last week blocked Texas social services officials from cutting the Medicaid pay of therapists who serve disabled children and impoverished seniors.

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school bus

With the recent school bus accident that killed and injured multiple students in Houston still in the news and on the minds of parents everywhere, the Texas Education Agency has been answering tough questions about school bus safety belt regulations and state funding meant to ensure those regulations were adhered to.

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Scammers are always taking advantage of what’s new and popular. This time it’s WhatsApp, a smart phone application that allows users to send text, video and audio messages via the Internet. Scammers are impersonating the app to spread malware.

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