Nederland

A man from Texas is dead after being struck by a vehicle overnight while walking on Louisiana Highway 12 in the community of Starks, according to Louisiana State Police.

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The Nederland Chamber of Commerce announced Monday, Dec. 4th that they are still "moving forward" with the city parade on Tuesday, Dec. 5 at 6 p.m.

Parade organizers said plans would be conformed Dec. 5 at noon through Facebook and social media.

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Police in Nederland have identified and plan to file felony theft charges against a 52-year-old Houston man for stealing an expensive ring from Keith's Custom Jewelry store on Nov. 27, reports Chief Darrell Bush. 

According to a news release from Bush, a man entered the store, located at 2111 Nederland Ave., at 1:36 p.m. and asked to look at a ring. Once the clerk handed him the ring, the subject fled from the store and left the scene in a late model Jeep.

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A Groves man was arrested after an accident where state troopers say he was driving while intoxicated, Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) said in a statement.

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Simoniz Car Wash salutes veterans with free car washes, the company announced in a release.

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The Nederland Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Trunk-R-Treat will be Tuesday, Oct. 31 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Boston Avenue from 15th Street to just past the windmill museum.

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Evelyn Odom

Sept. 27 around 3 p.m., the Jefferson County Narcotics Task Force conducted a traffic stop in Groves, Capt. Crystal Holmes said in a release. It was discovered that the driver, Evelyn Odom, 44, from Nederland had outstanding warrants and was driving with a suspended driver’s license.

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Sept. 27 at 7:20 p.m., Jefferson County Narcotics Officers served a narcotics search warrant at in the 300 block of South 4th Street in Nederland, a house has been a continued nuisance to the community, Jefferson County Sheriff's Office Capt. Crystal Holmes said in a release.

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Debris litters Pinewood street | Photo: Eleanor Skelton
Photo: City of Beaumont

The City of Beaumont is beginning the second pass for Harvey debris removal in neighborhoods, the city said in a release Sept. 29. Nederland's first pass to collect debris from local businesses starting Sept. 29.

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UPDATE: Capt. Crystal Holmes said on August 15 that Debra Killian has still not been found. 

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The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a missing Nederland woman.

Debra Killian was last seen walking off from her residence after having an argument on July 21 at about 2:30 p.m. She has not been seen since.

Her family told police that they were not alarmed at first since Killian has left for multiple days before and then returned.

Killian’s husband reported her missing July 24, 2017.

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