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Harvey Luna, owner of Matchmaker Matchmaker, might have better luck beyond the Texas state line after a judgment rendered in a lawsuit brought by the Texas Attorney General’s Office effectively shut the doors of Beaumont’s burgeoning dating service Oct. 1.

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Jessica Evans, 28, of Orangefield died Friday night, Dec. 27, as the result of a fatal traffic accident.

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Police are still searching for the suspect or suspects responsible for the thefts of at least four car stereos on Christmas Eve at the Sunset Grove Apartments in Orange.

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At about 5:30 Friday morning, Dec. 27, a Beaumont Police Department patrol officer found the body of a man along the west service road of the 5000 block of Eastex Freeway near Treadway Road. The man appeared to have been struck by a vehicle, according to a BPD press release.

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Pinehurst Police have apprehended the man they believe to be responsible for an aggravated robbery that occurred Nov. 7 at the Dollar General store located 2500 MLK Jr. Drive in Pinehurst. On Thursday, Dec. 26, police arrested 59-year-old Mark Nathan McLelland of Orange.

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Volunteers and officers from the Port Arthur Police Department came together at the Bob Bower Civic Center in Port Arthur on Friday, Dec. 20, to distribute toys and gifts to local families to help make their Christmas brighter. Blue Santa coordinators spent about $16,000 on gifts to assist close to 300 Port Arthur families during this holiday season.

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The Beaumont Public Schools Foundation delivered happy surprises to select Beaumont Independent School District staff and one student Thursday, Dec. 19, during the foundation’s fall grant caravan. Seven grant winners for fall 2013 received more than $6,600 in requested materials necessary for innovative classroom projects.

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