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Exactly one week ago, Assistant Chief Deputy Clinton Greenwood was senselessly gunned down as he arrived at work at the Court Annex located at 701 West Baker here in Baytown, the Baytown Police Department said in a release April 10.

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On March 23, the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office received a complaint regarding a local high school teacher, Raymond P. Johnson, 31, Lake Charles, inappropriately touching one of his students on numerous occasions in May 2015 when the boy was 15 years old. The victim advised detectives that the inappropriate contact occurred when they were alone in the classroom.

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Charles Lee Fontenot

April 4, the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office received a complaint regarding Charles Lee Fontenot, 34, DeQuincy, having sexually assaulted a 12 year old female family member, according to a release.

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The Southeast Texas Regional Planning Commission (SETRPC) is holding a household hazardous waste collection event on Saturday, April 29 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Vidor High School.

The event is open to all Southeast Texas residents.

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A man who was arrested and found hanging in his jail cell at the Orange County Correctional Facility April 6 is recovering, reports Orange County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigator and Public Information Officer Janois Strause Grizzaffi.

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Nederland Mother of the Year nominations are due by April 27 at by 5 p.m.

Letters should not exceed 250 words and should be mailed to P.O. Box 891, Nederland, Texas 77627 or delivered to 1515 Boston Avenue.

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The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas is hosting a 2017 Law Day Art Contest ceremony for the contest finalists on April 20 at 2 p.m. at 300 Willow Street, in courtroom number one on the second floor.

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In a crackdown on child predators, the Texas attorney general’s Child Exploitation Unit (CEU) conducted a joint operation with several law enforcement agencies last week, arresting five north Texas men for online solicitation of a minor, a second-degree felony, the Texas Attorney General’s Office said in a release.

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On April 8, at about 8:30 a.m., the Texas Department of Public Safety received a report of a plane crash in an open field on McDermand Road, near FM 365, in Jefferson County, Sgt. Stephanie Davis reported.

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Jonathan Davis, marine biologist for Texas Parks and Wildlife, talked to juniors and seniors in the classroom of one of his past Little Cypress-Mauriceville High School instructors, Woody Cox, on April 6, LCM CISD Community Relations Coordinator Sherry Combs said in a release.

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