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Port Arthur Police are investigating a report of an aggravated kidnapping that happened at about 3 a.m. on April 28 at the Fuel Depot Convenience Store on West Gulfway Drive in Port Arthur.

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The King of the Texas Renaissance Festival is in a celebratory mood over the 40th anniversary of the nation’s largest and most acclaimed Renaissance festival. To thank all of his visitors and fans for 40 wonderful years, the King has announced that tickets will go on sale for one day only at a discounted rate on Saturday, May 3 at $9 for adults and $4 for kids (one third the regular gate price).

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Beaumont Animal Services personnel are investigating an incident that occurred Saturday, April 26, in which a young resident was bitten by a bat.

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The Rotary of Beaumont is anticipating the arrival of the El Paso Independent School District Board of Managers president, who will be in Southeast Texas to share what the experience of state takeover will be like for the Beaumont Independent School District.

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On Saturday, May 3, 2014 from 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., the Biggest Loser Half Marathon/5K will be in Beaumont beginning at The Event Center at 7:00 a.m. The route will wind through downtown Beaumont and include areas near the Port of Beaumont, UTMB on Washington, and the Park and Pennsylvania underpasses.

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Benefiting Buckner Children and Family Services

Saturday, April 26, from 3-9 p.m., The Music Studio of Beaumont will be hosting an event in which arts will come together in an extraordinary way. There will live be music from great bands and 20 of the countries best guitar and piano players, great food, classic cars, artistic demonstrations, raffles and much more on display for all to enjoy.

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An auto-pedestrian crash on Highway 62 near FM 105 at approximately 6:30 a.m. this morning, April 24, resulted in the death on one person, DPS reports.

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A man in Beaumont refused treatment and refused to file charges after being shot as the result of an altercation that was reportedly initiated by the victim in retaliation of an unreported armed robbery on the morning of April 24.

At 12:03 p.m. on Thursday April 24, officers of the Beaumont Police Department were dispatched to 2555 Sweetgum Rd. in reference to a victim of a shooting, police report. Upon arrival, officers located the victim who was suffering from a very minor wound to his right buttock.

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In 1947, Americans were elated to have their sons and daughters back from the front lines after the end of World War II.

But on April 16 in Texas City, as crews readied more than 2,000 tons of the common fertilizer ammonium nitrate for its trip to help rebuild a devastated and war-torn Europe, a fire broke out inside the massive French vessel SS Grandcamp.

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Jamail Wallace (left) and Latashi Henry (right)å

Beaumont Police Department detectives say they have solved a plot by a Beaumont couple to rob the AT&T store on Dowlen Road in February.

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