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Southeast Texans have enjoyed performances of The Nutcracker ballet by the Beaumont Civic Ballet for 42 years and will once again have the opportunity to view breathtaking dance and experience the fascinating story of young Clara’s adventure through the lands of snow and sweets in two separate performances Saturday, Dec. 14 and Sunday, Dec. 15 at 2:30 p.m. at Julie Rogers Theatre in Beaumont.

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Alfred Wright: Photo courtesy of Facebook

After a family search party found the body of a missing Jasper man, police say official autopsy results won’t be in for another four to six weeks — results that would clearly determine the man’s cause of death. 

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Larry Wayne Ball

A Nederland man has pleaded guilty to regularly downloading and viewing child pornography. Larry Wayne Ball, 67, was indicted by a Jefferson County Grand Jury on Oct. 24 for possession of child pornography, a third-degree felony. 

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By Kathleen Phillips

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service

 

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Colton Shane Guillory

A young man accused of sexually assaulting a five-year-old girl is asking for a jury trial to decide his guilt or innocence.

Colton Shane Guillory, 17, of Groves was indicted by a Jefferson County grand jury Aug. 29 for aggravated sexual assault of a child.

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Curtis Glaze (right) and his wife

After two days of testimony, a Hardin County jury came back with a guilty verdict for the youngster accused of shooting 18-year-old Lamar University student Brian Drake. 

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Dan Rather

Journalistic icon Dan Rather came to Port Arthur this week for the Distinguished Lecture Series at Lamar State College-Port Arthur. The event at the Carl A. Parker Multipurpose Center was originally scheduled for October, but was rescheduled due to Rather’s illness. The 82-year-old whose career has spanned the history of the post-war world was spry and erudite as he made his appearance on campus.

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Texas Commissioner of Education Michael Williams announced Tuesday, Dec. 3, that he has selected Margie Johnson – an attorney with more than 15 years of prosecutorial experience – to lead the new Texas Education Agency Office of Complaints, Investigations and School Accountability.

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An investigation by The Examiner has revealed that BISD’s Facebook page administrator has removed from the page several comments that expressed less than positive feelings some

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