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Juan Francisco Garcia Jr. and Brandy Dickey | Galveston County Sheriff's Office

The Galveston County Sheriff’s Office Special Crimes Unit received information that Juan Francisco Garcia Jr., 50, and Brandy Dickey, 41, were selling crack cocaine and Xanax from 4801 Texas Avenue in La Marque, Sheriff Henry Trochesset said in a release.

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Jordan M. Vidrine, Deborah Pellegrin, Terry J. Pellegrin Jr. and Lien N. Frick

Four people have recently been arrested in multiple child abuse cases in Calcasieu Parish, according to statements from the sheriff's office. 

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As Texans repair or rebuild their homes damaged by Hurricane Harvey and subsequent flooding, FEMA and home-improvement stores in Harris, Nueces and Orange counties are teaming up to provide free information, tips and literature on making homes stronger and safer, FEMA officials said in a release.

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Jonah Rivera | Facebook.com

On Jan 26, at 2:30 a.m., Port Arthur Police Department officers responded to a home invasion at 7530 South 4th Ave in Sabine Pass, PAPD spokesperson LaRisa Carpenter said in a release.

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On Jan 27, at 12:25 p.m., Port Arthur Police Department officers responded to a shooting at 1600 9th St, PAPD spokesperson LaRisa Carpenter said in a release.

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Police in Beaumont are working to track down two suspects in the latest of a recent rash of game room robberies plaguing Southeast Texas, Beaumont Police Department (BPD) Sgt. Cody Guedry reports.

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Motivational speaker and author Jeremy Anderson at Pathways Learning Center.

Motivational speaker and author Jeremy Anderson visited Beaumont ISD to help students and teachers become the best version of themselves. He spoke to the student body at Ozen High School on Jan. 24 and Pathways Learning Center on Jan. 25.

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Beaumont ISD has announced that Feb. 14, which was originally scheduled as an early release day, will now be a regular school day due to the days missed in inclement weather.

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Jeremy Luke Adler | Photo: Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General Ken Paxton announced Jan. 29 that the Child Exploitation Unit (CEU) of his office arrested Waco Independent School District teacher Jeremy Luke Adler, 37, of Woodway, on one count of possession of child pornography, a third-degree felony.

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The Michael G. Weinert Entrepreneurial Lecture Series and MobilOil Credit Union presents Johnny Earle, the founder of Johnny Cupcakes, known as "The World's First T-Shirt Bakery," in a public lecture, 12:30 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 31 in the University Theater.  The lecture is free and open to the public.

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