The suspect in yesterday’s shooting in Fannett has been identified as 35-year-old Matthew Earl Smith of Hamshire. Smith was charged with murder and is being held on a $1 million bond in relation to the death of 51-year-old Cole Dupuy of Fannett, according to a news release from the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office.

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Linsey Davenport

Racial tensions continue to stir in the city of Jasper after two white Jasper Police Department officers were fired Monday, June 3, after using excessive force against Keyarika “Shea”

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Early Wednesday morning, police in Orange arrested a man who was pleading with them to be taken to jail.

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According to a news release from the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, investigators have a suspect in the livestock shootings that occurred in a private property area of Mansfield Ferry Road in Vidor. Fifteen cows and calves were found fatally shot on Monday, April 15, at approximately 8:50 a.m. A concerned citizen traveling past the field where the cattle lay dead and dying called authorities, Sheriff Keith Merritt said on the morning of the discovery.

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Beaumont City Attorney Tyrone Cooper, Judge Lupe Flores and former mayor of Beau

The Beaumont Public School Foundation Inc. (BPSF) recently celebrated its 20th year of serving the staff and students of the Beaumont Independent School District (BISD). In honor of the anniversary, BPSF honored charter members at the BPSF Annual Meeting on Friday, May 24, hosted by Sallie Curtis Elementary at 6225 N.

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