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Effective immediately, Bigner Road between Roland Road and the Neches River will be closed to all traffic.

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Carl Broussard, Ava Nicole Lewis and Lamya Janise Newhouse

A suspect in the fatal hit and run that claimed the lives of 25-year-old Ava Nicole Lewis and her 6-year-old daughter Lamya Janise Newhouse on Nov.

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Police in Orange are searching for the suspect who robbed a local convenience store at gunpoint over the weekend, reports the Orange Police Department.

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Effective Tuesday, November 3, 2015, at 7 a.m., the eastbound lanes at Avenue A and Washington Boulevard will be closed to traffic until Thursday, November 5, 2015 at 5 p.m. This closure will allow the Washington Capital Project to install storm sewer line facilities in the south side of the intersection. Two-way traffic will remain in the westbound lanes.

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Clinton Johnson, who in a pretrial hearing on October 2, 2015 pleaded guilty to a 3rd degree felony of causing serious bodily injury to an animal with a deadly weapon, was in Judge Stevens’ court again today, Monday, November 2, 2015.

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Staff of the Ben J. Rogers Regional Visitors Center invites veterans, their families and the general public to join them and the Vietnam Veterans Chapter 292 to commemorate Veterans Day and to celebrate the service men and women who keep America safe at their seventh annual Veterans Day Observance scheduled for Nov. 11 at 11 a.m., at 5055 Interstate 10 Access Road in Beaumont. 

Vietnam Veterans Chapter 292 is hosting the event and will hold a raffle, the proceeds of which will benefit the chapter.

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At approximately 6:20 p.m., on Sunday, November 1, 2015, there was a two-vehicle head-on collision o

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On Friday, October 30, 2015, at approximately 9:12 p.m., Beaumont police officers attempted to stop a Chevy Impala after observing the driver throw several items from the vehicle while it was traveling in the 1400 block of Gulf Street. The driver of the vehicle refused to stop and continued evading into Orange County. 

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Police in Vidor are investigating the death of a 42-year-old woman discovered deceased at a residence in the 400 block of West Davis on Nov, 1, reports the Vidor Police Deprtment.

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BISD Chief Operations Officer Robert Calvert

After years of cell phone bills that topped more than $100,000 each year, the Beaumont Independent School District is cutting the perk from its employee offerings, and reclaiming more than 200 district-provided cell phones from its staff.

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