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UPDATE: At 7:13 p.m., all eastbound and westbound traffic lanes of Interstate 10 have reopened following an earlier crash.

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At approximately 8:30a.m., the Texas Department of Public Safety received a report of a rollover crash on South Pine Island Road near Brooks Road in Jefferson County, DPS Sgt. Stephanie Davis said in a release.

A Chevrolet passenger vehicle was traveling southbound on South Pine Island Road. The driver of the vehicle was traveling at an unsafe speed, hit a bump in the road and lost control of the vehicle. The vehicle flipped end-over-end several times before coming to rest.

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On Tuesday, Jan. 10 at about 4:58 a.m., Beaumont Police responded to J. Wilson’s, at 4190 Gladys Street, in reference to a robbery in progress, BPD PIO Haley Morrrow reported.

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"Just before Christmas break, Little Cypress Junior High band students and director David Wilhelm were very busy," LCM Community Relations Coordinator said in a release.

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Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden presents Dallas Blooms.

Dallas Blooms, one of “America’s best spring floral festivals,” according to USA Today 10 Best, returns Feb. 25 – April 9 with the theme Peace, Love and Flower Power, showcasing an explosion of color with more than 500,000 spring-blooming blossoms and dazzling layers of landscape at every turn. Reopening that day is the award-winning Rory Meyer Children’s Adventure Garden, a scientific museum without walls that has become a family favorite for hands-on science.

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Expect alternating lane closures along I-10 east and westbound from FM 1442 to the KCS Railroad in Orange County tonight 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. to replace pavement markings, TxDOT Sarah Dupre reported Jan. 9.

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Traffic along US 69 southbound at West Port Arthur Road in Beaumont will be down to one lane daily through this Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., TxDOT PIO Sarah Dupre reported Jan. 9.

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UPDATE, 1/9 at 1:40 p.m.: Fifty-five year old Roy Albert Pierson of Livingston was transported to St. Elizabeth hospital with serious injuries following an early morning crash on Highway 327. However, Pierson’s injuries did not appear to be life threatening, DPS PIO Stephanie Davis reported.

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Macy’s, Inc. announced Wednesday, Jan. 4, that it would be closing 68 of its stores in a series of actions to streamline its store portfolio, intensify cost efficiency efforts and execute its real estate strategy. 

The Beaumont location is included in these closings. The Parkdale Mall location is 171,000 square feet, opened in 2002, and employs 67 associates. According to Macy’s spokesperson Melissa Goff, the final clearance sale began on Monday, Jan. 9, and will run 10 to 12 weeks.

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Firefighters in Beaumont battled two blazes basically back-to-back Sunday evening, Jan. 8, reports Beaumont Fire-Rescue Capt. Brad Penisson.

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