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Krista Herbrich and sister Becca give their new puppy, Bella, a bath.
Tyler Chatangier holds his nephew,

Photos of two Southeast Texans are being featured in a video that will soon be seen in the bright lights of Broadway in honor of Down Syndrome Awareness Month, the month of October.

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Beaumont Police Officers recovered a stolen vehicle after a brief pursuit of the two suspects in the theft early Saturday morning.

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A Beaumont youth was cited and learned a valuable lesson after shining his laser pointer at a passing aircraft, reports the Beaumont Police Department.

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Emergency responders rescued two contract surveyors who got mired in a marsh while performing a job for the Navigation District on Wednesday, Sept. 2, reports the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office.

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Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch Center received a 911 call in reference to an industrial incident at the TOTAL facility in the 7400 block of 32nd Street in Port Arthur. Upon arrival, deputies were directed to the coke pits at the facility, where they learned a bulldozer occupied by one individual had entered the pits and become submerged.

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The Texas Transportation Commission has approved $8 million for five upcoming projects in Jefferson County, reports Sarah Dupre of the Texas Department of Transportation.

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A 20-year-old Beaumont man has pleaded guilty to federal child exploitation charges in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales Sept. 3.

Keith Dwayne Marks, Jr. pleaded guilty to production of child pornography today before U.S. Magistrate Judge Zack Hawthorn.

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The Jefferson County District Attorney’s office announced Thursday, Sept. 3, that a jury of the Drug Impact Court found Elliott Oville Jr. guilty of cocaine possession.

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