Beaumont

The following notice regarding lane closures in Beaumont and Orange was released by TxDOT Monday, Oct. 5:

BEAUMONT – The right, eastbound lane of IH 10 at Major Drive will be closed tomorrow, Oct. 6, 9am-3:30 p.m. to replace traffic control devices.

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This Sunday, October 4, 2015 at 9 p.m., the Discovery Channel will be airing the program “On The Case” with Paula Zahn, which focuses on victims in murder cases.

One of the cases featured will be the murder of Beaumont police officer Paul Hulsey on March 22, 1988. This case led officers to locate and capture the serial killer responsible for Hulsey’s murder. He was tried, convicted and sentenced to death. His execution was carried out in Texas on December 9, 1997.

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Members of the 433rd Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron work through the night.

While many have a difficult time remembering individual storms that have affected Southeast Texas over the years, others have them seared into their memories forever.

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Kerry Hampshire

On Tuesday, September 22, 2015 at 11:39 p.m., an off-duty officer working security at Classic Chevrolet on Eastex Freeway in Beaumont heard loud banging inside the new construction area, according to a press release.

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The City of Beaumont 2015 Craft Beer Fest on Saturday, September 19, 2015 has sold out. The event is taking place at the Downtown Event Centre at 700 Crockett Street.

Emily Wheeler, Division Manager for the City of Beaumont Event Facilities, announced the updated event details, adding that tickets will not be available at the door.

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The Kelly Debate team became a modern rendition of the Constitutional Convention to celebrate Constitution Day, September 17, reports Monsignor Kelly Catholic High School Director of Development Deborah Drago.

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The Beaumont Police Department announced Tuesday, September 15 it will be reorganizing its Animal Services program.

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Kenneth Wayne Banks Jr., Shawn David Dages Jr. and Clarence James Richard

Jefferson County Sheriff's deputies arrested three men after they allegedly broke into the home of an elderly resident in the 1900 block of North China Road in China on Sept. 15, Assistant Chief Deputy Rod Carroll reports. Deputies also discovered weapons and drugs on the suspects during a search of the vehicle believed to have been used in the burglary.

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Firefighters in Beaumont extinguished a fire at a commercial structure on Gulf Street on Sept. 15, a fire they believe was caused by a short in the building's attic, Beaumont Fire-Rescue Capt. Brad Penisson reports.

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Grenade

Police in Beaumont recovered a live grenade from the GI Surplus store in the 5700 block of College Street on Sept. 14 when a man asked about the explosive item at the store after finding it while cleaning out his uncle's apartment, according the Beaumont Police Department.

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