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William Dale Nortman

 

A Beaumont man has pleaded guilty to his fourth DWI.

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Romaldy Alonzo Moore

A would-be robber has been sentenced to prison after his probation for robbery was revoked Dec. 6.

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Fransico Antonio Pacheco-Ortiz

A Beaumont man has pleaded guilty to sexually molesting a young girl who later became pregnant.

Francisco Antonio Pacheco-Ortiz, 26, was indicted by a Jefferson County grand jury Feb. 28 for aggravated sexual assault of a child, a first-degree felony.

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For many, the holiday season is also the giving season, but not everyone can afford to donate dollars during this time of year. For area residents who want to give back to the community but cannot do so by giving money, there is another way. At the Giving Field, all it takes to give is a willingness to help and a strong back.

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Sam Monroe

 

Dr. W. Sam Monroe, who has been a part of Lamar State College-Port Arthur for 49 years including serving as president for the past 39, has announced he will retire effective Aug. 31, 2014.

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Orange County Water Control & Improvement District No. 1 has issued a boil water notice in the area south of I-10, west of N. Main (Highway 105), and north of W. Railroad in Vidor, according to a public notice released by the district Dec. 11.

A repair will require all affected residents on the district’s system to observe a boil water notice, the district said in the notice.

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A Hampshire-Fannett high school student was arrested and charged with issuing a terrorist threat for writing what police believe to have been a “hit list” containing the names of fellow students.

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