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A Friday evening fire caused damage to a storeroom at the Dowlen Road Petco in Beaumont on Jan. 16, but the employees and the pets at the store escaped without injury, reports Beaumont Fire and Rescue.

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A man described by police as a "good Samaritan" scared off an attacker trying to drag a 43-year-old Beaumont woman into some bushes after ambushing her during her morning jog on Jan. 16, police report. The jogger suffered some emotional trauma and minor injuries, Beaumont Police Department Sgt. Rob Flores said, but things could have been a lot worse, even deadly, if not for the good Samaritan's actions and the woman's defensive plan of action.

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Beaumont Police Department detectives are still working to determine the circumstances and to locate the suspects in the shooting death of a 20-year-old man at a local convenience store on Jan. 19.

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Detectives are working to determine the circumstances surrounding a shooting that left a 27-year-old Beaumont man dead, reports the Beaumont Police Department.

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Deputy Ryan Bodley (inset) extinguished an engine fire.

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office celebrated one of their own on Jan. 13. Deputy Ryan Bodley received a prestigious “Life Saving Award” in honor of his heroic actions Dec.

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