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Feb. 6, officers in Vidor arrested a suspect they believe has been creating counterfeit checks, reports Chief Rod Carroll. 

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When the Beaumont City Council approved changes to animal care ordinances Jan. 31, they also approved an increase in the length of time between pets' rabies vaccinations, meaning instead of being good for just one year, the vaccinations would be valid for three years. 

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Bear Iron lifters brought home six first place competitors from the Hamshire-Fannett meet on Thursday, February 2, LCM CISD Community Relations Coordinator Sherry Combs said in a release.

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Effective Sunday, Feb. 19, the Beaumont Animal Care Facility's (animal shelter) operating hours will change, Beaumont city manager's executive assistant Chris Jarmon announced Feb. 6.

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On Sunday, Feb. 5, at 10:58 p.m., Beaumont Police responded to Academy Sports & Outdoors, located at 7130 Eastex Freeway, in reference to a burglar alarm, BPD PIO Haley Morrow reported.

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Cole Jesse Sinclair

Feb. 3 at 11:07 p.m., Lumberton Police officers were called to Whataburger, 401 N Main St., in reference to a possible intoxicated driver, Lumberton Police Chief Danny Sullins reported Feb. 6.

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On January 16, this man committed a theft at M&D Supply located in the 4500 block of College Street, Beaumont Police posted on the department Facebook page Feb. 6.

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On Feb. 5, 2017 at 8:02 a.m., Beaumont Police officers responded to the 5300 block of Cardinal Drive, in the turnaround, in reference to checking the welfare of a female on the side of the road, BPD PIO Carol Riley reported Feb. 6. Upon arrival, they discovered a deceased black female laying on the side of the road.

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Update: McDonald's reopened at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 4, supervisor Rodrigo Ramirez said. 

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Gethrel “Get” Hall Williams-Wright

Gethrel “Get” Hall Williams-Wright hasn’t ventured too far from home for too long in the seven-plus decades in which God has blessed her with the morning sun, and if given the opportunity to wake up another seven decades, she’d gladly do it again where it all started.

“I love Beaumont,” she says. “I love my city. I don’t want to be anywhere but here.

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