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Kristin Paris, 18, died in a head-on collision with Rockline Kennedy (inset).

Beaumont police responded to a two-vehicle crash at about 11 p.m. Monday, Jan. 26, on Interstate 10 near Ford Park.

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Miranda Ferguson is wanted in Jasper County on two counts of interference with child custody. Ferguson, mother to Rylee Ferguson, 7, was known to be in the Bryan/College Station area of Texas and may be making an attempt to cross into Mexico.

She was last seen Jan. 14, 2015. She is a Caucasian female with blue eyes and blonde hair, weighing about 110 pounds.

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An Orange man was arrested on Jan. 26 after a report of a suspicious vehicle led officers to discover what they believe to be synthetic marijuana in the man's possession.

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Residents on the corner of Royal and Orange Street in Beaumont were surprised by a sinkhole that had started to engulf the street around noon on Tuesday, Jan. 27. City officials were called to barricade off the pitted area and closed the two streets. According to city workers, it is still unclear what caused the sinkhole, if it will continue to grow in size or how long it will take to be repaired.  

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A police pursuit that began in Pinehurst and continued into Harris County resulted in an accident and injured a peace officer in the early morning hours of Jan. 27, reports the Pinehurst Police Department.

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A private plane crashed at the Kirbyville airport Saturday, Jan. 24, but neither the pilot nor his father, the sole passenger, were injured, reports the Texas Department of Public Safety.

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Suspicious activity at a trailer park resulted in the arrest of an Orange County man in Pinehurst on Jan. 25, the Pinehurst Police Department reports.

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One of the fringe benefits of living in the great state of Texas is no matter where you travel, you can find great barbecue. I recently had to make a “Cannonball Run” to the Hill Country to pick up a deer at the processor and, of course, made a few stops along the way. Altering my route in order to go eat barbecue has become the norm.

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The Lutcher Theater will present The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley on Friday, Jan. 23, with two performances at 9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Tickets are $4 for the one-hour show and can be purchased at the box office or by calling (409) 886-5535.

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The High Street Gallery will host an exhibition of mixed media artwork by three up-and-coming artists, Chris Presley, Steffen Sangster and Everett Beaujon, from 7-10 p.m. Feb. 13. The gallery is in Victoria House, 2110 Victoria St. in Beaumont.

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