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Orange County Sheriff's deputies arrested a 22-year-old Orange resident after the man fled when an officer attempted to stop him for a traffic violation on Thursday, March 20.

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photo courtesy of YMBL

This year’s South Texas State Fair, scheduled for Thurs­day, March 27 – Sunday, April 6, at Ford Park will give South­east Texans an opportunity to get out of the house after an unusually long, cold winter and enjoy some of the best food, games, rides and entertainment offered in the state.

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5999 Delaware location (photo by Kevin King)

CommunityBank of Texas announced Monday, March 17, that its holding company, CBFH Inc., has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire MC Bancshares Inc., the holding company of Memorial City Bank, in an all cash transaction. The combined assets of the two independent and privately owned banks of roughly $2.8 billion make the combined company one of the largest privately held banks in Texas.

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Jaylan Rochard Williams (center) and Christopher Wayne Robin (inset)

Update: March 21, 2014

 

Christopher Robin has been found guilty by a jury during lunch on Friday, March 21. 

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Jennifer O'Neal

BISD parent Jennifer O’Neal says that her non-verbal autistic child was assaulted by an Adaptive Physical Education teacher at Vin­cent Middle School while others looked on. First alerted to the incident by a student at the middle school campus, O’Neal next sought clarification from her child’s primary teacher.

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3K of heroin

While methamphetamine, marijuana – synthetic or other­wise – and crack cocaine are drugs commonly seen in area police reports, another nasty nuisance, once practically nonexistent locally, is also becoming more prevalent.

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photo by Clay Thorp

UPDATE: A Port Arthur woman has been charged with hindering Joe Hawkins' ap

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Spears

Orange County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested two men following a traffic stop Wednesday, March 12, at about 11 p.m., according to a news release from Chief Deputy Clint Hodgkinson.

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Guest

A Groves man charged with fondling two underage children was re- arrested last week and will likely face a new charge of possession of child pornography.

David Lawrence Guest, 51, was indicted by a Jefferson County grand jury Sept. 26, 2013 for indecency with a child and improper photography/visual recording, a second-degree felony and state jail felony, respectively.

According to a probable cause affidavit obtained by The Examiner, Guest’s trouble with the law began March 2013 when the daughter of a family friend made an outcry of sexual abuse to police.

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Savoy

A Beaumont man has been indicted after entering the Beaumont police station lobby brandishing a semi-automatic pistol.

Andrew Bradderson Savoy, 31, was indicted by a Jefferson County grand jury March 13 for making a terroristic threat, a third degree felony.

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