The News

Port Arthur police are investigating an aggravated robbery that took place in the early morning hours of Sept. 6. Police received a call from the Southeast Texas Medical Center than a 36-year-old Port Arthur resident was at the facility seeking medical help for a gunshot wound to his back left shoulder. 

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Port Arthur police are currently investigating a kidnapping that resulted in the sexual assault of a young woman taken from her residence  on Sixth Street in Port Arthur on Wednesday night.

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Roman Journeys

Pine trees are common in the Gulf Coast region and often go unnoticed by many Southeast Texans during their everyday scurry, but for early 20th century Italian composer Ottorino Respighi, the pines of the Villa Bor­ghese gardens in Rome were more than mere trees — they were part of a glorious setting that inspired a musical masterpiece.

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Jeanie Marie Smith Henges

A 38-year-old Beaumont woman has been sentenced to federal prison for bank fraud violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales.

Jeanie Marie Smith Henges pleaded guilty on Nov. 20, 2012 to seven counts of bank fraud and was sentenced to 24 months in federal prison Sept. 5 by U.S. District Judge Marcia Crone.

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