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Little Cypress-Mauriceville High School reported two separate incidents to the Orange County Sheriff’s Office within two days regarding students found in possession of marijuana at the campus, which is a drug-free zone, deputies report.

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Police in Orange arrested a woman they believe to be a suspect in an aggravated assault that occurred on May 7 after stopping her for a traffic violation.

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An Orange resident was arrested May 5 after reportedly being discovered in the possession of child pornography, including pornographic photos and videos, police report.

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West Orange Police arrested an Orange woman after she reportedly brandished a gun at employees of a local car dealer, police report.

According to Assistant Chief Jesse Romero, officers arrested 25-year-old Chelsea Kindle of Orange for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon on May 1 after employees of Granger Chevrolet in West Orange reported the woman came in bearing a firearm and demanding to see an employee of the business.

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The Beaumont Public Schools Foundation (BPSF) visited several Beaumont Independent School District (BISD) campuses Friday, May 2, to dispense grants awarded to educators

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Lamar University students got a little wet-nose encouragement during finals week. Certified therapy dogs with Paws 4 Love, a nonprofit local chapter of the national organization Intermountain Therapy Animals, and rescue dogs from the nonprofit organization Humane Society of Southeast Texas, visited the campus.

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The Lone Survivor Foundation, an organization dedicated to providing unique healing opportunities for U.S. Armed Forces members and their families, hosted the groundbreaking ceremony for its first retreat facility on Saturday, April 26, in Crystal Beach.

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As the family of each fallen officer placed a yellow carnation on a wreath honoring all of the department’s officers killed in the line of duty, some loved ones sobbed.

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The Ivory Bill

Jan Ruppel, Big Thicket Association president, has announced that the Big Thicket Association (BTA) christened the Ivory Bill at Riverfront Park on Thursday, April 24, during a Greater Beaumont Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting.

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Maj. Gen. William “Len” Smith

AUSTIN - Speaking at the start of the 2014 Texas Military Forces Senior Enlisted Workshop at the Austin Armed Forces Reserve Center (AFRC) and Joint Vehicle Maintenance Facility (JVMF), on April 11, 2014, Maj. Gen.

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