After some technical difficulties, all the votes are in and the ballots counted in Jefferson County. Some area residents went to sleep not knowing which candidates would come out on top, and many were surprised to see significant changes in some of the numbers, and subsequently projected winners, from the time they went to bed Tuesday, Nov. 4, to the time they woke up on Wednesday, Nov. 5.

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At approximately 7:30 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 5, there was a two vehicle crash on US-96 that involved a Kirbyville CISD school bus and a truck tractor semi-trailer.  This crash occurred approximately four miles North of Kirbyville.  At the time of the crash, there were 53 students on the school bus.

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Kenneth Lee Roberts

Orange police officers arrested two people after a traffic stop led to the discovery of methamphetamine and marijuana inside a vehicle on Nov. 4.

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Terry Williams

The Examiner has learned the Beaumont Independent School District Police Department is investigating Trustee Terry Williams after he was involved in an altercation with Smith Middle School principal Wilbert Andrews on the school campus. BISD PD chief David Hall said an officer assigned to the campus filed the complaint and Sgt.

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Former Beaumont Independent School District superintendent Carrol Thomas was at the Jefferson County Courthouse on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 4, but the out-of-towner wasn’t there to vote. Instead, Thomas bypassed the polling booths and headed straight to the elevators where he went to the third floor grand jury room.

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