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On Saturday, March 19, at about 3 p.m., the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office received a phone call of an industrial accident at a well site in the 11000 block of Moore Road.

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On Friday, 03/18/11, at 08:53 AM Officers from the Orange Police Department Narcotics Division, with the assistance of the Pinehurst Police Department and the Pct. 2 Constable, executed a search warrant at an apartment located at 2600 Allie Payne Rd. (Fox Run Apartments).  Officers seized approximately 32 grams of crack cocaine.  The two adult residents of the apartment, one male and one female, were arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance, 2nd degree felony.  Arrested were: 

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Captain C. J. Hargrave of the Orange Police Department released information of a major drug bust within the city Friday, March 18. 

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On Thursday, March 17, Beaumont police officers were dispatched to Fast Lane along Interstate 10 in reference to a stabbing.

Upon arrival, they were advised by the two black male victims, a 34 and 32-year-old Beaumont males, and the witness, an 18-year-old man from Beaumont, that they had been at a residence in the 500 block of Palm spending the night with a female that they had just met.

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BEAUMONT, Texas –  A 40-year-old Honduran man has been indicted for federal firearms violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

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TEXARKANA, TEXAS MAN GUILTY OF VETERANS FRAUD

TEXARKANA, Texas – A 31-year-old Texarkana, Texas man has pleaded guilty to Veterans Affairs fraud in the Eastern District of Texas announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

Tiawa Charles Braxton pleaded guilty to theft of public money today before U.S. District Judge David J. Folsom.

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Choices and the consequences for those choices – good or bad – leap to our minds from media accounts, and the experience of friends and family. If we make a right choice and obey God’s Word, we are likely to enjoy the outcome. If we continue to make poor choices, then we will not find ourselves very happy. It is a pretty simple formula, but many never get it in their entire lifetime. They keep on making poor choices and keep on paying the consequences.

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“Rhapsody in LU” will honor the fine arts at Lamar University on Saturday, March 19, when Lamar’s Friends of the Arts present the 37th Le Grand Bal, a gala evening of art, fine dining, dancing and entertainment. Le Grand Bal is the major annual fundraiser for the College of Fine Arts and Communication.  

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As springtime finally comes around in Southeast Texas, residents look forward to celebrating the return of warmer weather the best way possible – at the YMBL South Texas State Fair.

The opening ceremony of the largest fair in the area starts at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 24, and now in its 68th year, the event is geared up for another outstanding 12 days filled with fun, food and entertainment.

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Known as the world’s only living Houdini, Aron Houdini will be in Beaumont on March 17 to perform an escape stunt outside at the Crockett Street Entertainment Complex at 6 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

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