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Pat Sapaurx

Residents, family members and friends cele­brated the 100th birthday of Pat Sapaurx, one of 17 charter members of Pipe Fitters Local No. 195, on Thursday, Jan. 9, at the College Street Health Care Center in Beaumont.

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Jefferson County Sheriff's Office Fugitive Warrants Division is searching for a wanted fugitive, and they are requesting the public's assistance is finding him.

According to a news release from JCSO, deputies are searching for 26-year-old Bryant Lavan Lacy. Lacy is wanted on two felony burglary charges and a misdemeanor theft charge. Bonds for the burglaries total $30,000. No bond has been set for the theft charge.

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Kevin Dwayne Riles

A Beaumont man has pleaded guilty to sexually molesting a 12-year-old girl before a jury was to decide his fate.

Kevin Dwayne Riles, 23, of Beaumont, was indicted by a Jefferson County grand jury Feb. 28, 2013, on an aggravated sexual assault of a child charge, a first-degree felony.

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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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