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Evans (right) received the presidential medallion from James Simmons.

Kenneth R. Evans was invested as Lamar University’s 15th president on Thursday, Nov. 7, calling on students and faculty in his inaugural address to recognize the strengths of the university’s heritage while also seeking to invent a promising new future.

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Betsy Arnold, Frank Broyles and Molly Arnold-Gay

Imagine what it would be like to visit your mother, whom you’ve built a lifetime relationship with full of warm and wonderful memories, only to discover she has no recollection of you, treating you more like a stranger than a child.

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Superintendent Dr. Timothy Chargois holds a press conference at BISD.

Unmarked FBI vehicles were at the Beaumont Independent School District administration building and the home of the school district's finance director, Devin McCraney, the morning of Thursday, Nov.7. Investigators had been to the home of BISD Superintendent Dr.

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Devin McCraney's house

Shortly after 7:55AM FBI agents arrived at the BISD administration building, and chief financial officer Devin McCraney's residence.

UPDATE:

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City of Orange police arrested a total of three men after two of the suspects led them on a four-hour chase through swampy terrain and heavy woods Tuesday, Nov. 5, near the Bluebird Fish Camp off Simmons Drive in Orange.

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Gayle Annette Waller

Port Arthur Police report they arrested 52-year-old Gayle Annette Waller on Nov. 3 after discovering the body of her ex-husband, 59-year-old Daniel Lee Dubois, on Nov. 2, nearly a week after the man was stabbed to death.

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An officer responding to a family disturbance shot and killed a suspect who was brandishing a knife and reportedly threatened officers at a residence in the 3800 block of 29th Street on Friday, Nov. 1. 

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Moton

A Fannett man is in jail after shooting his father and leading police on a high-speed chase between Beaumont and Fannett Sunday night, Nov. 3.

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