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 A Beaumont teen is free after pleading guilty to stealing high-powered weaponry from the trunk of a Beaumont police cruiser.

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Larry Wayne Ball

A Nederland man charged with possession of a number of child pornography videos had his plea deal rejected by a Jefferson County Criminal District Court on Monday, Jan. 13.

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Jermaine Durall Champs

A man arrested in April 2013 is still in jail, and accusations against him are mounting. Police say he held at least one person prisoner and tortured as many as four women. In the end, it might be the man’s own words that will finally secure justice for his accusers.

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Veronica Grant

After shocking prosecutors by pleading guilty to charges of theft by a public servant and throwing herself on the mercy of the court in November of last year, former Rose City secretary Veronica Grant was back in front of Judge Dennis Powell in the 163rd State District Court for sentencing on Jan. 9.

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Just a few days before Christmas 2011, police found the body of an unknown Hispanic male floating in the Intracoastal Waterway adjacent to State Highway 87 in Port Arthur.

Now, a little more than two years later, police say they’ve found the men responsible for the death.

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Cutting the ribbon for the grand opening of the Altus Emergency Center

Thursday, Jan. 9, local residents and officials cut the ribbon on the new Altus Emergency Center in Lumberton.

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Brian Regan

Miami-born comedian Brian Regan, a master at pointing out the absurdity of everyday life in a hilarious stand-up style to which all can relate, is coming to Julie Rogers Theatre in Beaumont on Thursday, Jan. 16, at 7:30 p.m.

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Sanchez

The Port Arthur Police's search for missing Port Arthur woman Anna Sanchez, 25, concluded Wednesday, Jan. 15, when officers found her in the front yard of a Port Arthur residence.

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Shatara Sais

The family of Shatara Sais is asking for help finding her.

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Orange police have arrested a 19-year-old Orange resident for public intoxication after he was reported throwing rocks at passing cars and admitted to being high on PCP.

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