Port Arthur

The Greater Port Arthur Chamber of Commerce is asking for assistance in raising $22,000 for Coast Guard service men and women who are not receiving their regular paychecks due to the partial federal government shutdown. 

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Armando Negrete Jr.

UPDATE: Armando Negrete Jr. is in custody after being arrested Wednesday, Jan. 9, at approximately 2 a.m. on 64th Street in the Port Acres area of Port Arthur.

The Port Arthur Police Department is asking Southeast Texans for their help in apprehending a wanted fugitive, 36-year-old Armando Negrete Jr., who has two outstanding warrants for burglary of a habitation. Each warrants carry a bond of $500,000. 

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The Beaumont Police Department, Port Arthur Police Department, Jefferson County Sherriff’s Office and Lamar Institute of Technology are joining together to host the Citizen’s Police Academy starting Thursday, Jan. 24.

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Two alleged Port Arthur juvenile burglars were arrested after an investigation of a Lamar Barnes & Noble College Bookstore burglary the morning of Monday, Dec. 24.

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Occupants of Normandy apartment complex were held at gunpoint and robbed the night of Saturday, Dec. 8.

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