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The Little Cypress Junior High School cheerleaders and mascots attended the National Cheerleaders Association (NCA) camp, July 18 through July 21, at Moody Gardens in Galveston, LCM CISD spokesperson Sherry Combs said in a release.

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July 29 at 8:48 p.m., deputies from the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the 200 block of Jerry Drive in Nederland in reference to a reported aggravated robbery in which two Hispanic males stole the victim’s pickup truck at gunpoint, Deputy Marcus McLellan said in a release.

Deputies spotted a truck matching the description traveling on Spurlock Road. Deputies confirmed this was the stolen truck and attempted to stop the vehicle. The driver of the truck refused to stop and led deputies on a short pursuit on Highway 69 before exiting FM 365.

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On Monday, August 21, 2017, a total eclipse of the sun will be visible in the continental United States for the first time in almost 40 years, City of Beaumont spokesperson Rosanna Mojica said in a release.

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Dennis Williamson and Alyssa Lewis

The Galveston County Sheriff’s Office’s Warrant Division, assisted by the U.S. Marshals, arrested several individuals with outstanding warrants over the past several days, Sheriff Henry Trochesset said in a release on Aug. 1.

A total of 23 people were arrested on felony warrants throughout the county. Deputies started each day, before sunrise, with a knock on someone’s door. One of the arrests resulted in additional charges being filed in addition to the felony warrant.

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This past weekend, the Beaumont Police Department’s Explorer Post 730 went to the Texas Law Enforcement Explorer Advisors Association State Competition, Officer Haley Morrow said in a release.

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Jacorry Green, Deondre Guillory Briggs and Stephen Michael Wilkerson

On Tuesday, August 1, at 1:18 a.m., Beaumont police officers were in the 500 block of Dowlen Road when they pulled into the Glen Oaks apartment complex at 520 Dowlen Road and observed several males pulling on the door handles of vehicles and checking to see if they were unlocked, Officer Haley Morrow said in a release.

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PFLAG Beaumont invites the entire community to screen the National Geographic documentary, “Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Couric,” Saturday, August 5, at Theodore Johns Library, located at 4255 Fannet Road.

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One man is dead and another seriously injured following a car crash July 29. Police say one of the drivers, a convicted felon, was intoxicated and in possession of a firearm and drugs at the time of the accident.

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Police have identified a man killed in an auto-pedestrian accident over the weekend as 34-year-old Beaumont resident Dustin Landell Speights.

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Police were dispatched to 4200 block 32nd St. in Port Arthur on Saturday, July 30, in response to an unresponsive three month old infant.

Upon arrival, Port Arthur Police began administering life saving measures until PAFD and Acadian EMS arrived on scene and took over life saving efforts. The infant was transported to The Medical Center of Southeast Texas where a short time later the infant was pronounced deceased.

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