News

By Sharon Brooks

Staff Writer

 

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Carlon Dwayne Keal Jr

Carlon Dwayne Keal Jr., 23, was indicted by a Jefferson County grand jury Feb. 20 on three counts of aggravated robbery, all first degree felonies. 

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Laci and Zoey Randall

Before Zoey Claire Randall was ever born, doctors knew something was wrong with her heart.

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Cory Crenshaw

Jefferson County Criminal District Attorney, Cory Crenshaw, doesn’t have much time to make his impact on Jefferson County, but as the interim District Attorney just passed his 100th day in office, he says he’s well on his way to righting more than a few wrongs.

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Chris Tritico

In a last-ditch attempt to thwart a Texas Education Agency takeover, the Beaumont Independent School District filed for a restraining order barring the state agency from intervening at the school district after state investigators identified multiple egregious “failures” on the part of the BISD Superintendent Timothy

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Police in Orange are investigating yet another incident at the Best Price Motel at 2610 Interstate 10 West. This time, a guest at the motel was arrested for lighting a pile of clothes on fire in one of the rooms.

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Police arrested an Orange woman for aggravated robbery and evading detention after she allegedly dragged a woman trying to keep hold of her bag during a purse-snatching near 10th Street and Polk Avenue at about Noon on May 9.

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photo courtesy of Nederland Police Department

An elderly Nederland resident was beaten and robbed on May 9 at his home in the 700 block of South 4th Street, police report.

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Drivers heading to work in Port Arthur should expect road delays Monday morning, May 12 as the Port Arthur Police and Texas Department of Transportation will closing off several southbound lanes on Highway 69 to reconstruct an accident that occurred on May 2.

Several southbound lanes of Highway 69 will be closed starting at 9 a.m. and will be remain so for 2 to 3 hours. There will only be one lane open on Highway 69 South, so motorists heading into Port Arthur should expect delays.

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A Buna man is dead after being ejected from his motorcycle during an accident occurring on Highway 96 Saturday night, May 10, in Buna.

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