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Beaumont police officers will be riding in style after City Council approved the purchase of 30 brand new Chevrolet Tahoes to replace BPD’s aging fleet of Ford Crown Victorias, which Ford has stopped producing.

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Monday, Oct. 14, in a vote of 4-1, with only Commissioner “Bo” Alfred in opposition, Jefferson County commissioners decided in favor of issuing specifications for a request for development proposals for a Ford Park convention hotel and water park as published by Jefferson County Purchasing Agent Deborah Clark.

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Brittian Doyle Kerr

One of Hardin County’s “Most Wanted” is off the streets thanks to Jefferson County deputies and the utilization of Beaumont Police Department’s Crime Stoppers.

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Monday, Oct. 14, 2013, at 7 a.m.,  a red 1998 Ford F-150 pickup operated by a by a 23-year-old Beaumont man was traveling westbound in the 3900 block of E. Lucas.

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Police in Port Arthur are currently investigating a shooting that occurred on Sunday, Oct. 13, at approximately 11 p.m. at the Louis Manor Apartment located at 1300 Joe Louis Ave.

According to a PAPD news release, officers responded to a call regarding a shooting victim and discovered that a 21-year-old Port Arthur man had been shot in relation to an altercation at the apartments. Police report the suspect fled the scene after the shooting but was later apprehended in Orange County.

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Airman 1st Class Michelle Bonnin from Vidor

SOUTHWEST ASIA – There’s an old saying that “all good things must come to an end.” As the climate shifts in the U.S. Air Force’s Central Command area of responsibility, some missions become less essential and are able to return to home station and provide support from abroad.

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Deacons unveil the Texas Historical Marker at Central Baptist Church.

Nearly 101 years after the founding of Central Baptist Church, members gathered Sunday morning, Oct. 13, to celebrate the unveiling of a Texas Historical Marker recognizing the church's history and service to the city of Port Arthur.

"For a church to have its doors open for a hundred years requires a lot of faith and a lot of work," said Port Arthur mayor Bobbie Prince. "Evidently the founding fathers of this church and the current members have exhibited both."

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