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The FM 366 exit from TX 73 in Port Arthur will be closed tomorrow, May 25, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., for railroad crossing repairs, TXDOT spokesperson Sarah Dupre said in a release.

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On May 23, at about 11 p.m., the Texas Department of Public Safety responded to a one vehicle crash on I-10 in Jefferson County, about ten miles west of Beaumont, Sgt. Stephanie Davis said in a release. 

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On Wednesday, May 24, at about 3:00 a.m., Beaumont Police responded to the area of Magnolia and Trinidad, in reference to an call involving a man with a gun, Officer Haley Morrow said in a release.

When officers arrived, they were unable to locate anyone.

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UPDATE: The City collected water samples after completion of the 11th street valve replacement project. All samples were negative, the city announced May 27 at 12:36 p.m.

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Police officers encounter mental health consumers on a regular basis, however mandated training is lacking when it comes to prioritizing the need for this training. The Beaumont Police Department is committed to going above the minimum training required for encountering citizens in our community experiencing a mental health crisis, Officer Haley Morrow said in a release.

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Jamie Posada Jr, 24, and Ricardo Posada, 20

The Galveston County Sheriff’s Office has charged two individuals that were involved in the shooting that resulted in the death of a Galveston County resident, Sheriff Henry Trochesset said in a release.

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Jefferson County Criminal District Attorney Bob Wortham announced May 23 in a release that Joe Mitchell Carry Jr., 36, of Beaumont was sentenced to 20 years in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for the May 2, 2015, aggravated assault of a Beaumont couple.

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The outside, eastbound lane of I-10 from FM 1136 to SH 62 in Orange County will be closed tonight from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m., for concrete repair, TxDOT spokesperson Sarah Dupre said in a release.

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The Galveston County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that left one dead in the 3300 block of West FM 517, between Dickinson and Alvin City limits, Sheriff Henry Trochesset said in a release.

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State District Judge Larry Gist of the Drug Impact Court of Jefferson County accepted a jury verdict and sentenced John Toran, 40, to 25 years in prison on May 22, announced Criminal District Attorney Bob Wortham.

Information presented in court indicates that on April 5, 2016, Beaumont Police Officers R. Dommert and C. Wier were conducting a routine traffic stop in Beaumont. John Toran, the defendant, was the sole occupant of the vehicle. Pursuant to a consensual search of the vehicle, the officers discovered 34 grams of concealed cocaine. 

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