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Paying tribute to the fallen heroes whose sacrifices paved the way for America’s freedom and who have given their lives to protect this nation and its citizens is important to Southeast Texans as evidenced by the many Memorial Day community celebrations across the area commemorating those brave souls.

Beaumont

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On Nov. 21 at about 7:45a.m., the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) responded to a two vehicle crash on West Port Arthur Road just south of Cardinal Drive in Beaumont, Sgt. Stephanie Davis said in a statement.

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Fire at Torres Collision | Photo: Beaumont Fire-Rescue

On Nov. 21, at about 2:30 a.m. today, Beaumont Fire-Rescue units responded to a fire reported at Torres Collision, located at 1532 Laurel Avenue, Capt. Brad Penisson said in a release.

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Justin Dean | Photo: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office

A suspect listed as a transient with ties to to Mississippi has been arrested after a manhunt in China during the night on Nov. 21, Jefferson County Sheriff's Office (JCSO) said in a statement.

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On Nov. 18, at about 6:15 p.m., the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Troopers attempted to conduct a traffic on I-10 in Orange County when the driver of a Honda motorcycle failed to stop for troopers.

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Two Jasper men were arrested on drug charges early Nov. 21 after the Jasper Police Department SWAT Team executed a narcotics search warrant on a residence in the 2400 block of Wheeler Street, reports Lt. G.W. Foster of the Criminal Investigations Division.

According to Jasper PD, the search warrant was issued as a result of an ongoing investigation by the Jasper PD Narcotics Division and yielded drug paraphernalia, items used in the packaging and distribution of narcotics, and cocaine.

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Beaumont Fire-Rescue units battled a raging two-alarm fire at Torres Collision in the 1500 block of Laurel Drive in the early morning hours Nov. 21, reports Capt. Brad Penisson.

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Police in Orange are investigating a shooting that injured a local man Nov. 20, Orange Police Department Capt. Charlie Stephenson reports.

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UPDATE: The autopsy of the human remains has been concluded. The Vidor Police Department has identified the remains and the medical examiner has ruled the death as a suicide.

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Saturday, Nov. 18, at about 11:57 a.m., the Vidor Police Department responded to the 1400 block of Highway 12 due to a report of human remains found in the wooded area, VPD Lt. Mike Sanchez said in a release.

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