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The City of Beaumont is making it a little bit easier to report problems by expanding hours at the 311 Call Center, city manager executive assistant Chris Jarmon said in a release.

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Jefferson County Sheriff’s Detective Daniel Powell obtained a burglary warrant for Danny Ray Smith, 51, of Winnie for the burglary of the Longhorn convenience store in Hamshire, Texas which occurred on April 9, Capt. Crystal Holmes said in a release.

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On May 8 at about 3:15 p.m., the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) received a report of a motorcycle crash on US 96 near the Jasper-Hardin County line, Sgt. Stephanie Davis said in a release.

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On May 8, at about 11:45 a.m., the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) responded to a multiple vehicle crash on I-10 in Jefferson County near Hamshire Road, Sgt. Stephanie Davis said in a release.

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On April 24 at about 12:30 a.m. Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a home on Mark LeBleu Road in Lake Charles in reference to an aggravated battery.

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The LCM CISD school board elections results are now in, LCM CISD spokesperson Sherry Combs said in a release.

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On May 6, Beaumont Police officers responded to the 2500 block of Broadway Street in reference to shots being fired inside a residence, Sgt. Cody Guedry said in a release.

Investigation revealed that a male victim was found inside with gunshot wounds.

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On May 6, at about 2:40 a.m., the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) responded to a two vehicle crash on I-10 near Martin Luther King Drive (MLK) in Orange County.

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Officer Jason Torres, Robert Canizales, Beau Tallarita, Brie Brady, Felici

Many people have criticized evangelical churches over the last decade for being politically divisive, shallow and disconnected from the community.

Between 2007 and 2014, Americans who identify as Christian fell from 78.4 to 70.6 between 2007 and 2014, mostly driven by declines among mainline Protestants and Catholics, according to a Pew research study published in 2015.

Beaumont’s First Baptist Church, located on Major Drive in the north end, wants to counteract this trend by being a “simple church.”

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On May 5, at 12:46 p.m., Beaumont Fire-Rescue units responded to a fire alarm at Baten Arms Apartments in the 4300 block of Westridge Lane, Capt. Brad Penisson said in a release.

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