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Beaumont Fire Rescue is investigating the cause of a structure fire that sent one firefighter to the hospital and heavily damaged a two-story home early Tuesday morning.

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Perseids on night of Aug. 11 and early morning of Aug. 12, 2004

Thanks to a new moon, this week’s Perseid meteor shower is expected to be one of the best in years, and NASA Television will bring viewers a front row seat.

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The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued an excessive heat warning for Southeast Texas, including Jefferson and Orange Counties. Temperatures could reach the triple digits this afternoon, Aug. 10, NWS reports, and the heat index could rise to 115 degrees.

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Miguel Rivera and John McKinney

Beaumont Police Officers have arrested two wanted men in Beaumont’s south end.

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Another fatal crash involving an all-terrain vehicle claimed the life of a Spurger man early Sunday morning.

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The Medical Center of Southeast Texas announced Monday, Aug. 10, that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of Victory Medical Center in Beaumont.

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Jehovah Jireh Place of Grace should be like this senior living complex on Major.

The debate over where a low-income senior living complex will be erected in Beaumont has come to an end, with a lone finalist awarded the state tax credits needed to fund development. 

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Troopers are still investigating the multiple-vehicle crash near Taylor's Bayou in Jefferson County that closed all eastbound and westbound lanes of Interstate 10 around noon today. 

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Zack Kondos

A 28-year-old Vidor man died while attempting to evade police officers on a motorcycle.

At 11:50 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 6, officers attempted to stop the driver of a 2002 Yamaha motorcycle in the area of Center and Ashley. The driver refused to stop and led officers on a brief pursuit, traveling east on the IH-10 Service Road, running  the red light at MLK and striking a 2005 tan Yukon.

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Police in Orange arrested a half-naked man for public intoxication Aug. 5, after receiving call about a reckless driver in the area of John and W. Park Avenues, the Orange Police Department reports.

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