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As Texans repair or rebuild their homes damaged by Hurricane Harvey and subsequent flooding, FEMA and home-improvement stores in Harris, Nueces and Orange counties are teaming up to provide free information, tips and literature on making homes stronger and safer, FEMA officials said in a release.

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On Jan 26, at 2:30 a.m., Port Arthur Police Department officers responded to a home invasion at 7530 South 4th Ave in Sabine Pass, PAPD spokesperson LaRisa Carpenter said in a release.

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On Jan 27, at 12:25 p.m., Port Arthur Police Department officers responded to a shooting at 1600 9th St, PAPD spokesperson LaRisa Carpenter said in a release.

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Police in Beaumont are working to track down two suspects in the latest of a recent rash of game room robberies plaguing Southeast Texas, Beaumont Police Department (BPD) Sgt. Cody Guedry reports.

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Motivational speaker and author Jeremy Anderson at Pathways Learning Center.

Motivational speaker and author Jeremy Anderson visited Beaumont ISD to help students and teachers become the best version of themselves. He spoke to the student body at Ozen High School on Jan. 24 and Pathways Learning Center on Jan. 25.

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Beaumont ISD has announced that Feb. 14, which was originally scheduled as an early release day, will now be a regular school day due to the days missed in inclement weather.

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Jeremy Luke Adler | Photo: Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General Ken Paxton announced Jan. 29 that the Child Exploitation Unit (CEU) of his office arrested Waco Independent School District teacher Jeremy Luke Adler, 37, of Woodway, on one count of possession of child pornography, a third-degree felony.

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The Michael G. Weinert Entrepreneurial Lecture Series and MobilOil Credit Union presents Johnny Earle, the founder of Johnny Cupcakes, known as "The World's First T-Shirt Bakery," in a public lecture, 12:30 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 31 in the University Theater.  The lecture is free and open to the public.

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As police continue to search for two suspects they believe to be related to the Dec. 28, 2017, murder of 20-year-old Anthony L. Green, they must now investigate another shooting at the same Washington Boulevard car wash where the young Beaumont man met his fate.

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Dallas Zoo Volunteer Group led by Ben Jones | Photo: Thicket of Diversity

The Big Thicket of Southeast Texas is a region historically rich in biological diversity. Efforts have been underway since 2006 by the Big Thicket Association’s Thicket of Diversity (ToD) to survey and monitor species through biological inventories, the organization said in a recent statement, adding that 2017 was an active and productive year for the project.

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