Beaumont

Police in Beaumont have identified a suspect in a series of armed robberies of international Lamar University students that occurred between March 12 and April 18, Sgt. Cody Guedry of the Beaumont Police Department (BPD) reports.

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Two men were killed June 9 in a car accident in Beaumont involving a single vehicle, Beaumont Police Department Officer Tony Harding reported in a news release Thursday morning. 

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Southeast Texans can now order food from some their favorite area restaurants and have it delivered to their home or office, all by accessing an app from their smart phone device.

Food delivery service Waitr, which was founded in Lake Charles and operates in Baton Rouge, Houston, Lafayette, Lake Charles, Brazosport, and The Woodlands, is now available in the Southeast Texas area.

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This handsome young dog is Larry. Larry is a hound mix and he has the ears to prove it! He is around a year old and weighs 40 pounds. Larry likes to play with other dogs, but has been known to be a little of an attention hog. Larry has long, lean legs and a brilliant orange and brown brindle coat. Please go meet Larry (No. 26037) and all of his friends down at Beaumont Animal Services.

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The targeted victim of an aggravated robbery at a local taqueria quashed thieves' obvious intentions to steal from him when he produced a handgun and fired toward the would-be robbers, striking one of them multiple times as the other fled the scene. 

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The city of Beaumont is closing the intersection of Westgate Drive and Norwood Drive in Beaumont until further notice, effective immediately, the city announced June 3.

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The Beaumont Fire Department and members of the Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) will trade in their fire hoses and jackets for serving aprons at the Tip-A-Firefighter fundraising event, held at the LongHorn Steakhouse, at 5920 Eastex Freeway in Beaumont on Thursday, June 9, from 6–9 p.m.

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Have you ever wondered what people did for fun in 1901? What sports and games did they play? Did they actually have potato sack races and three-legged races at the picnics? What is the Game of Graces? Find out Saturday, June 4, as Spindletop-Gladys City Boomtown Museum holds the first Gladys City Games from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

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Legendary Texas singer/songwriter Radney Foster will play Courville’s (1744 Rose Lane) in Beaumont on Thursday, June 2, at 7 p.m. Tickets can be purchased by calling (409) 860-9811 or at the door.

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Police in Beaumont are investigating and searching for suspects in a fatal shooting that occurred in the 4600 block of Maddox Street in Beaumont on June 2, Beaumont Police Department Officer Tony Harding reported in a news release. 

According to Harding, BPD patrol officers responded to Maddox Street in South Park in reference to call reporting a suspicious vehicle early Thursday morning, just before 1:00 a.m. While officers were en route to the location, the complainant reported hearing multiple gunshots.

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