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A Beaumont man was sentenced to 30 years in prison Aug. 11 after a PCP-fueled rage led him to fire a handgun inside his home, causing debris to strike his two daughters at whom he was brandishing his weapon, reports the Jefferson County District Attorney's office.

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The Immunization Division of the Health Department will offer extended hours for back-to-school immunizations until school begins, City of Beaumont Communications Manager Danielle Underferth reports.

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A 32-year-old Beaumont, Texas man has been arrested for possessing Lego-shaped blocks of synthetic marijuana in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales Friday, Aug. 8.       

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A Beaumont woman has been arrested after a drunken argument resulted in a stabbing early Saturday morning, Aug. 9, Beaumont police report.

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More than 100 new Seahawks attended Lamar State College - Port Arthur's three-hour orientation on Thursday, Aug. 7, reports Dave Rogers of LSC-PA.

New students and their family members arrived in drives for the informational session and to tour the campus. In this photo, the students and families cross Lakeshore Drive from the Performing Arts Center to the Parker Center as part of the tour during the student orientation held in advance of the start of Fall 2014 semester beginning Aug. 25.

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