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The last school day of the year for Little Cypress-Mauriceville teachers was also a day to recognize those who have reached service milestones and those who have been selected by their peers and supervisors as outstanding in their service to the children of LCM and the community, LCM CISD spokesperson Sherry Combs said in a release June 2.

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Heather Pina of Beaumont was found to be in possession of 28 pills of Dilaudid.

On June 6 at approximately 7:30 p.m. while the Jefferson County Narcotics Task Force was conducting surveillance in Beaumont, one of the detectives observed suspicious activity that was not related to the surveillance.

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On June 7 around 3:13 a.m., Jefferson County Sheriff's Office deputies were dispatched to the Express Mart located at 11755 Highway 105 in reference to an Aggravated Robbery that had just occurred, Capt. Crystal Holmes said in a release.

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Many areas of the Lamar University campus are currently without electrical power.  Due to this service interruption, all classes scheduled for Wednesday, June 7, have been cancelled. 

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Police looking for vehicle seen in vicinity

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"At about 1:45 this morning, my wife died in my arms,” Andrew Teel said, red-rimmed eyes glistening in the harsh lights from the television cameras surrounding him as he described 19-year-old Kera Teel’s final moments during a press conference June 6. “I don’t know if any of you have ever experienced anything like that. I wouldn’t wish it on my worst enemy.”

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The Jefferson County Go Texan Committee, a subcommittee of the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo, will announced its annual scholarship recipients Tuesday night at Courville’s in Beaumont. Rebekah Maxwell, Reaud Honors College Coordinator at Lamar University, was the featured speaker.

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On Sunday June 4, around 6:30 a.m., an inmate in the medical infirmary of the Jefferson County Correctional Facility reported that his bunkmate, a 70 year old white male, was unresponsive. Jail staff immediately began CPR and notified EMS.  They continued the CPR until EMS arrived and took over. 

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On Tuesday, June 6, at about 1:50 a.m., Beaumont Police responded to Sienna Apartment Homes, in the 6100 block of Sienna Trails, in reference to shots fired.

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Effective Tuesday, June 6 at 8:00 a.m., the intersection of Harrison Avenue and 14th Street will be closed, City of Beaumont spokesperson Rosanna Mojica said in a release.

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Two bystanders shopping at Walmart in Vidor stepped in to assist security personnel in detaining a thief accused of stealing electronics equipment from the store after the suspect physically attacked the employee, reports the Vidor Police Department (VPD).

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