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Cynthia Pierce Hunt | Photo: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office

A Beaumont woman was indicted by a Jefferson County grand jury Nov. 15 for fraudulent credit card use, according to court documents.

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Mateo Dedios | Photo: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office

A Pasadena man was indicted by a Jefferson County grand jury Nov. 15 for aggravated assault.

Mateo Dedios, 51, is accused of pushing his wife out of a car while they were driving Oct. 26, according to court documents.

Jefferson County Dispatch received three 911 calls around 2:29 pm. on Oct. 26 from witnesses who said they saw a woman fall from a moving car near mile marker 833 on I-10 eastbound, according to the probable cause affidavit.

Deputies arrived on scene at 2:33 p.m. and could not locate the woman.

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Diante Malik Burrell | Photo: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office

A Port Arthur man arrested in connection with a recent fatal shooting admitted to shooting the victim in the chest, according to documents obtained from the Port Arthur Police Department.

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George Arlin Beers | Photo: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office

Human remains discovered just east of Winnie last December have been identified as a murder victim, Jefferson County Sheriff Capt. Crystal Holmes said in a release.

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Robyne Renai Mitchell | Photo: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office

A nursing home employee was indicted by a Jefferson County grand jury indicted Robyne Renai Mitchell on Nov. 8 for knowingly causing bodily injury to a disabled patient.

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Lane closure changes in Washington Improvement Project | Photo: City of Beaumont

Traffic flow around the Washington Boulevard Improvement project will be changing this week.

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On Nov. 14, at about 3:15 p.m., the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Troopers responded to an auto-pedestrian crash on US 90 in Liberty County, near County Road 106 just East of Devers, Sgt. Stephanie Davis said in a release.

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Keshawn Thomas | Photo: Beaumont Police Department

On Tuesday, Nov. 14, at about 9:35 a.m., Beaumont Police responded to an apartment complex located at 2575 Primrose Street in reference to a disturbance, Officer Haley Morrow said in a release.

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Carlos Alberto Gonzalez-Barahona | Photo: Texas Department of Public Safety
Carlos Alberto Gonzalez-Barahona | Photo: Texas Department of Public Safety

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding the public that the reward for Carlos Alberto Gonzalez-Barahona, 26, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive and this month’s featured fugitive, has been increased to $10,000 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of November.

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Big Thicket National Preserve encourages all fourth graders to visit a park this year as part of the Every Kid in a Park program. This program gives fourth grade students, and those accompanying them, free access to more than 2,000 federally managed lands and waters.

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