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According to a news release from the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, an inmate at the county correctional facility apparently strangled himself to death while alone in his cell.

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UPDATE: The body that was located in the Neches River on May 16, 2013, has been positively identified as Jose

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Jefferson County Commissioners approved measures to go forward with the Pleasure Island Revised Breakwater Project and proclaimed May 4 through 12 “National Travel and Tourism Week” at a May 6 meeting at the Jefferson County Courthouse.

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Jefferson County sheriff’s deputies are searching for a dangerous fugitive, 23-year-old Carlos Efren Rodriguez. According to information from JCSO, the known gang member is wanted for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and should be considered armed and dangerous. No attempt should be made to detain him.

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Orange and Jefferson county sheriff's offices are conducting a death investigation after a body was discovered in the Neches River near the Purple Heart Memorial Bridge over the Neches River over the weekend.

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During the offseason, you prepare to face your enemy. For Jefferson County Mosquito Control, that enemy is West Nile Virus and other mosquito – borne illnesses.

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Jefferson County sheriff’s deputies are searching for a dangerous fugitive, 23-year-old Carlos Efren Rodriguez. He is wanted for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and should be considered armed and dangerous. No attempt should be made to detain him.

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Bartholomew Granger enters the courtroom.

Day three of Bartholomew Granger’s capital murder trial ended after more than 14 family members, Beaumont police officers, attorneys and employees at a local business testified they were caught up in Granger’s scheme to kill Claudia Jackson, Samantha Jackson and Rebecca Richards.

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A worker was killed as the result of an industrial accident in the 1000 block of Aggie Dr. in China today, April 22, according to a news release from the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office.

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Jefferson County Commissioners proclaimed Oct. 7-13 as National 4-H Week in Jefferson County during their regular meeting Monday, Oct. 8, at the Jefferson County Courthouse in Beaumont. Members of the 4-H Club Jefferson County Youth Council visited Commissioners Court to celebrate the event. 4-H spokesperson Lairen Calhoun addressed the council on behalf of the group.

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