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The Beaumont Children's Museum has announced their holiday schedule in a Facebook post by the museum.  

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Long Nguyen and Jon Aran | Photo: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office

Two men have been arrested for impersonating police officers among other charges, the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office said in a release.

On Dec. 15 around 11:30 a.m., Jefferson County Sheriff's Office (JCSO) deputies responded to a residence on Patna Drive near Nato in North Jefferson County, in reference to several men possibly impersonating a peace officer, Capt. Crystal Holmes said in a statement.

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Herman Henry Fox | Photo: Texas DPS

Herman Henry Fox, 35, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive, is now in custody after being captured Monday afternoon in Kentucky.

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Two Houston men were sentenced today in separate cases for their involvement with gas pump skimmers, Acting U.S. Attorney Brit Featherston announced Dec. 14.

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Photo: Stark Foundation

Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center is pleased to announce that it has received a gift in the amount of $10,000 from Chevron Phillips. These funds will support the replacement of vital environmental education materials lost as a result of flooding from Hurricane Harvey.

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LU computer science team | Photo: Lamar University

A student team represented Lamar University recently placed in the Top 20 at the Association on Computing Machinery (ACM) South Central Regional Programming Contest at Louisiana State University.

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City's new indoor recycling containers | Photo: City of Beaumont

The City of Beaumont is starting a new indoor recycling program, according to a post on the city's Facebook page.

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Orange County is entering the final stages of storm-generated debris collection with a projected completion date of January 14, 2018, Emergency Management Coordinator Ralph Valenciano warns residents.

According to a news release from Valenciano, household hazardous waste and E-waste collection began the week of Dec. 18 and will continue until Jan. 14, 2018. The Orange County Landfill will have open drop off through that date, as well. Valenciano projected that private property debris pickup would end Dec. 21. 

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The City of Nederland completed its Hurricane Harvey debris operation on Friday Nov. 10, city officials said in a statement Dec. 19.

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David Weeks | Photo: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office

A Port Arthur man led deputies on a chase Monday, Dec. 18, shortly before 10:30 a.m., according to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office (JCSO).

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