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An Examiner investigation has uncovered information that sources say led to several recent suspensions at the Port Arthur Police Department.

During an exclusive interview with The Examiner, a woman who says she was victimized by PAPD officers revealed the details of her complaint, which is purportedly one of several issues under investigation.

The press release

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A woman being held in the Orange County Correctional Facility was in critical condition Feb. 25 after a correctional officer reportedly found her hanging in a jail cell Feb. 24, reports the Orange County Sheriff's Office (OCSO). 

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Criminal District Attorney Bob Wortham announced Feb. 24 that Ramon Anthony Montoya, 31, of Beaumont, Texas, was found guilty by a jury for the first-degree offense of aggravated sexual assault of a child. The jury assessed Montoya’s punishment at 99 years confinement in the Institutional Division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, and Montoya was formally sentenced by Judge John B. Stevens, Jr.

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Criminal District Attorney Bob Wortham announced Feb. 24 that Jeremy Pierre Spencer, 38, was found guilty by a jury of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. The jury assessed Spencer’s punishment at 20 years in the Institutional Division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, and Spencer was formally sentenced by Judge Raquel West.

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The Orange Service League Community Kick Off Party is Saturday, March 4 from 6 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Orange Riverfront Park. The event celebrates the 2017 Follies and is free and open to the public.

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Beaumont Police posted on the department's Facebook page for the community to "mark your calendars" for Coffee with a Cop, Saturday, March 18 from 9 a.m.- 12 p.m.

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An incident occurred yesterday at Vidor Junior High School (VJHS) where students were participating in a 'choking game' they had created, Vidor ISD spokesperson Sally Andrews said in a release.

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Truckers Against Trafficking (TAT), the Texas Trucking Association (TTA), and Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton brought the trucking industry and law enforcement together today for a collaborative coalition build on human trafficking at El Paso’s Region 19 Education Service Center.

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Bring out the kids and come see some fantastic vintage vehicles at the "Bringing Back the Memories Car Show" on March 11 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m in front of the Beaumont Police Department and City Hall, Officer Haley Morrow said in a release.

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