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On Feb. 22, at about 11:00 a.m., Beaumont Police located a stolen vehicle in the area of Eastex Freeway and Lucas Drive, Officer Haley Morrow reported. The vehicle had been reportedly stolen in an aggravated robbery in Houston, several days prior.

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Junior Achievement of the Golden Triangle (JA) hosted over 160 high school students and 70 professional engineers from 18 local companies at its sixth annual Engineering Job Shadow Lunch at the Beaumont Event Centre on Feb. 22, Flint Hills Resources Port Arthur Community Relations Community Coordinator Claire Jackson said in a release.

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Southeast Texans gathered outside the Event Centre in downtown Beaumont on the evening of Feb. 3 to recognize refugees affected by the travel ban.

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Update: At 3:12 p.m, Houston Police started a live twitter feed press conference. Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo said that at this time, there are no injuries and no suspect has been located. 

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Several Port Arthur Police Department officers have been placed on paid administrative leave pending the results of an administrative investigation, City of Port Arthur spokesperson LaRisa Carpenter said in a release on Feb. 21.

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Pickleball, a trendy sport is making its way to Beaumont, City of Beaumont spokesperson Angela Wright said in a release Feb. 15. Pickleball is like miniature tennis or life-size ping-pong, played singles, or teams of two. This game is for everyone, young or old!

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Beaumont Police's Tip of the Week reminds drivers that Texas law requires that you stop for a stopped school bus when red lights are flashing and the stop arm is extended, the department posted on their Facebook page on Feb. 20.

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Lumberton police are asking for anyone with any information or who may have witnessed an accident to come forward, the department posted on their Facebook page on Feb. 17.

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A 25-year-old Jasper, Texas man has been sentenced to federal prison for federal firearms violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Brit Featherston on Feb. 15, U.S.

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Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton filed an amicus brief Feb. 15 with the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, according to a release. The brief supports the U.S. Department of Justice in defending President Trump’s executive order on immigration.

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