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Fransico Antonio Pacheco-Ortiz

A Port Arthur man has pleaded guilty to sexually molesting and impregnating a young girl.

Francisco Antonio Pacheco-Ortiz, 26, was indicted by a Jefferson County grand jury Feb. 28 for aggravated sexual assault of a child, a first-degree felony.

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Alicia Valentine

 

A Port Arthur woman has been charged with insurance fraud after police say she tried to pull a bait and switch on her insurance company.

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Reagan Hawkins

 

A Nederland teacher has been sentenced to serve time in state prison after he pleaded guilty to sexually molesting one of his students.

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City of Orange police arrested a total of three men after two of the suspects led them on a four-hour chase through swampy terrain and heavy woods Tuesday, Nov. 5, near the Bluebird Fish Camp off Simmons Drive in Orange.

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A Beaumont man has been convicted of raping his young daughter after a two-day trial in Judge John Stevens’ Criminal District Court ended Wednesday, Nov. 6.

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As some Southeast Texans prepare to enjoy a three-day weekend with Veterans Day coming up on Monday, it is important to remember what we are celebrating Nov. 11. It is a time to honor our armed forces veterans and recognize their sacrifice and service, which allows us to enjoy our many freedoms provided under the United States Constitution.

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Derek McBride

When Derek Wesley McBride of Bronson was convicted and sentenced to eight years in state prison in March for killing Amber Roussel on the Neches River bridge, Roussel’s family expected the sentence to be carried out.

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Evans (right) received the presidential medallion from James Simmons.

Kenneth R. Evans was invested as Lamar University’s 15th president on Thursday, Nov. 7, calling on students and faculty in his inaugural address to recognize the strengths of the university’s heritage while also seeking to invent a promising new future.

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