Port Arthur

‘The Example’

The Port Arthur Public Library and the African American Cultural Society will host a screening of the historical fiction short film “The Example,” on Thursday, June 23, at the Port Arthur Library Gallery, 4615 Ninth Ave., Port Arthur, at 6 p.m. The event is free to the public. Children ages 13 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

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The victim of an aggravated assault was in critical condition and a suspect in the crime was being interviewed by detectives following an altercation at a Port Arthur residence June 17, reports the Port Arthur Police Department (PAPD). 

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If your kids are already bouncing off the walls looking for something to do this early summer season, don’t fear — the annual Kid Fest returns to the Carl Parker Center on the campus of Lamar State College – Port Arthur on Saturday, June 18, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

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Port Arthur Police Department (PAPD) officers and Texas Department of Transportation officials are shutting down eastbound Highway 73 in the 4900 block for two to three hours starting at 8 a.m. on Saturday, June 11, in order for officers with PAPD and the Groves City Marshal's office to reconstruct an accident that happened several days ago, PAPD reports.

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Dylan’s in Port Arthur (8601 Ninth Ave.) welcomes Bri Bagwell & The Banned on Thursday, June 2, at 8 p.m. New Mexico born, Bagwell, 29, moved to Austin at the age of 18, and the rest is history.

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Police in Port Arthur are investigating an aggravated assault of a man reportedly involved in an altercation at the Baymont Inn and Suites at 3801 Highway 73 on May 28.

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Cheniere Energy recently hosted a reception at Lamar Institute of Technology (LIT) to recognize candidates accepted into the Craft Development Program established by the company last year.

The Craft Development Program is a workforce development program tailored to produce highly skilled welders needed to support ongoing construction along the Gulf Coast. Utilizing partnerships with LIT and local school districts, the program consists of advanced welding training at the college and customized, advanced welder training at a Cheniere-sponsored training facility.

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One man is in police custody and another in the hospital suffering from multiple stab wounds after a large altercation at an apartment complex in Port Arthur on May 22, reports the Port Arthur Police Department (PAPD).

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Police in Orange are investigating the death of a shipyard worker whose lifeless body was discovered on a barge where he was working and whose cause of death remained unknown at the time of a news release May 22.

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The Boudain Hut
Boudain Balls

After enduring 31 years of hurricanes, economic boom-and-bust cycles, and most recently an ordinance banning smoking in restaurants, bars and workplaces, The Boudain Hut in Port Arthur is still the place to catch live music five nights a week and continues to serve the best boudain around.

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