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Dennis Ross Pierce (left) and Holly Rachel Williams

Two separate incidents in Orange resulted in two arrests for amphetamine possession, one involving illegal prescription pills and the other involving cocaine and crystal meth.

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Orange Police say they have identified a possible suspect in an armed robbery of an Orange residence that took place on April 13 at about 1:46 a.m. in the 3000 block of Byley Boulevard in Orange, a man who was arrested just minutes after police dispatch received the call reporting the robbery.

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Paul Lawrence Curtis (left) and Leonard George Curtis

Two arrests resulted from an incident in which an allegedly intoxicated driver with minor passengers in the vehicle struggled with police attempting to determine the man’s sobriety.

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Jamaal Bush (left) and Lenora Denise Reese-McNair (right)

A Beaumont woman charged with financially exploiting her long-time boyfriend while he was in a coma has plead to a lesser theft charge.

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Craig J. Schexnaider of Beaumont entered a guilty plea to one count of failing to file an income tax return.

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Concerned parents from Port Arthur Independent School District (PAISD) contacted The Examiner on Wednesday, April 16 regarding the district’s decision to make Goo

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Child abuse prevention in Orange County

At the Orange County Commissioners Court meeting Monday, April 14, commissioners proclaimed April as National Child Abuse Prevention Month.

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Commissioner Michael Williams

Texas Commissioner of Education Michael Williams announced Monday, April 14, his decision to appoint a Board of Managers and new superintendent to oversee the management of the Beaumont Independent School District, a group that should be in place by June 15.

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Two former Beaumont Independent School District employees pleaded guilty in federal court April 14 to allegations of embezzling or conspiring to embezzle more than $4 million dollars from the local school district.

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Keeath Magee

Jefferson County District Court Judge Milton Sheffield granted an extension to the temporary restraining order won by petitioner Melinda Harper, a Beaumont resident and, thereby, a Beaumont ISD stakeholder, on April 16, preventing the school district from conti

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