City of Port Arthur

A second wave of debris removal will begin March 12 in the area between 25th Street and SH 73. This will include Foster Estates and the immediate adjacent area. City employees will continue debris removal in the remaining areas throughout the city. 

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The City of Port Arthur has issued a Boil Water Advisory for all areas within the City with the exception of Sabine Pass and Port Acres until further notice.

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Jeremy Mesa Bell | Photo: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office

 

Jan. 7, at about 4:47 p.m., officers from Port Arthur Police Department responded to a shooting in room 157 at the Port Arthur Inn at 3889 Gulfway Drive, City of Port Arthur spokesperson LaRisa Carpenter said in a release Jan. 8.

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City of Port Arthur has reduced water pressure throughout the city and is asking residents to conserve water use due to "above average number of large water main breaks" in the city's water system, City of Port Arthur spokesperson LaRisa Carpenter said in a release Jan. 4.

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The City of Port Arthur and nine industrial and/or refining facilities have made and entered into Industrial District Agreements (IDA) effective Jan. 1, 2018 through Dec. 30, 2027, City of Port Arthur spokesperson LaRisa Carpenter said in a release Jan. 2.

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UPDATE: This event has been rescheduled to August 12, 2017.

The Port Arthur Public Library's 2017 Summer Reading program will hold a celebration on Aug. 5 at the Port Arthur Yacht Club, located at 401 Pleasure Island Blvd.

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Several Port Arthur Police Department officers have been placed on paid administrative leave pending the results of an administrative investigation, City of Port Arthur spokesperson LaRisa Carpenter said in a release on Feb. 21.

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On Feb. 15 at 3:04 p.m., Port Arthur Police Dispatch received a 9-1-1 call in reference to a shooting victim at Prince Hall Village Apartments, 914 W.14th Street, City of Port Arthur spokesperson LaRisa Carpenter said in a release.

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The City of Port Arthur's Water Utility Department is taking on the task of collecting payment on outstanding non-active accounts and current delinquent water accounts, City of Port Arthur PIO LaRisa Carpenter said in a release.

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