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The City of Beaumont’s online auction of surplus property will begin Tuesday, April 18, 2017 and end on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at online auction Rene’ Bates Auctioneers, Inc on behalf of the City of Beaumont, according to a release from City of Beaumont administrative assistant Rosanna Mojica.

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On April 4, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a call at a local hospital in reference to cruelty to a juvenile, according to a release.

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On April 7, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to a local business in Lake Charles regarding an employee that was stealing from the company, according to a release.

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On Dec. 14, the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office received a complaint regarding Leon Price, Jr., 45, of DeQuincy, having inappropriate sexual contact with an 11 year old girl, who was a family acquaintance, according to a release.

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A man and woman have been sentenced to federal prison for child exploitation violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Brit Featherston on April 11. 

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TxDOT will be closing several lanes in Jefferson and Orange County this week for nighttime repairs, Sarah Dupre said in a release.

Orange County – The outside lanes of I-10 east and westbound from FM 1442 to Cow Bayou will be closed April 10 and April 11, 10 p.m. to 6 a.m., to work on guardrail.

Orange – I-10 westbound at TX 87 will be closed nightly, 8pm-6am, April 10 through April 13 to work on the new TX 87 overpass. Traffic will be detoured to the frontage road.

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Police units were at the Federal Courthouse in Beaumont on April 10 investigating a report of a "suspicious package," according to officers at the scene at about 2:30 p.m.

One officer said all seems well as investigators wrap up the investigation. Pearl Street was blocked at Calder, and other side streets surrounding the courthouse were blocked off as a safety precaution. 

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The City of Beaumont's Recreation Division will be hosting Movies in the Park on Saturday, April 22 in Magnolia Park, located at 2930 Gulf Street.

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Exactly one week ago, Assistant Chief Deputy Clinton Greenwood was senselessly gunned down as he arrived at work at the Court Annex located at 701 West Baker here in Baytown, the Baytown Police Department said in a release April 10.

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On March 23, the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office received a complaint regarding a local high school teacher, Raymond P. Johnson, 31, Lake Charles, inappropriately touching one of his students on numerous occasions in May 2015 when the boy was 15 years old. The victim advised detectives that the inappropriate contact occurred when they were alone in the classroom.

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