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Beaumont Police responded to a fatal crash involving two motorcycles in the 5900 block of East Cardinal Drive, Saturday, Sept. 15.

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Jacorry Jamard Green

After releasing the pictures and names of three persons of interest in the recent robberies in Beaumont, officers with the Beaumont Police Department (BPD) took a suspect into custody, Saturday, Sept. 15.

According to a press release from BPD, on Friday, September 14, following a series of robberies in the Beaumont area, BPD detectives obtained an aggravated robbery arrest warrant for 18-year-old Jacorry Jamard Green and arrested him the next day.

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Hardin Jefferson High School

The fact that Southeast Texas knows how to pull together in the face of disaster was proven during Hurricane Harvey and more than a year later SETX is continuing that trend. On Wednesday, Sept. 5, Hardin-Jefferson ISD. donated school supplies, enough for approximately 100 students, to the Harvest for Lost Souls Ministry.

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UPDATE: 12:37 p.m. - All lanes of Texla Road in Orange County (FM 2802) have reopened following a fatal crash involving a motorcycle and a pickup truck, reports Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Sgt. Stephanie Davis. 

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Police in Port Arthur are investigating a fatality crash that claimed the life of a 78-year-old Houston man Sept. 11, reports the Port Arthur Police Department (PAPD).

According to a news release from PAPD, officers responded to a major traffic accident in the 3500 block of S. MLK shortly after 9 p.m. Upon arrival to the location, officers discovered an apparently deceased male lying in the middle of the roadway.

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The adoption fee for all dogs, cats, kittens, and puppies at the Beaumont Animal Care was permanently lowered by vote of City Council, Tuesday, Sept. 11.The fee is $70 and still includes the pet being spayed or neutered, vaccinated and microchipped. 

A press release from the City of Beaumont said that adoptable pets at Beaumont Animal Care could be viewed on their Facebook page at www.facebook.com/beaumontanimalcare/. 

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Beaumont Police are working an 18-wheeler traffic crash on IH-10 Westbound at Gladys. Please use caution in this area and watch out for first responders.

-Beaumont Police Department

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A traffic alert was released by DPS for Chambers County.

The update stated that I-10 westbound at FM1663 is currently closed due to an accident. It also encouraged drivers to, use an alternate route.     

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(L to R) Iceses Kevona Mason and Jasmine Brianna-Faith Savoy

Two teens were charged with aggravated robbery after allegedly stealing a Toyota truck, Friday Sept. 7. 

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The Department of Public Safety (DPS) issued a warning for drivers to use caution after a crash in Jasper County lead to a vehicle roll over.

According to a press release rom DPS, Preliminary reports indicate that a 2016 BMW passenger vehicle was traveling northbound on US-96.  Due to the inclement weather and wet road conditions, the driver lost control and traveled off the roadway.  The vehicle rolled over before coming to rest in a ditch.

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