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Two women working at a bridal shop in Vidor were assaulted Wednesday evening, March 12, at about 5:49 p.m. when two men entered the business, attacked the women and stole jewelry before one of the women was able to escape and call for help.

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Orange County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested two men in relation to a narcotics bust on Wednesday, March 12 at about 11 p.m., according to a news release from Chief Deputy Clint Hodgkinson.

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The Greater Beaumont Chamber of Commerce supported the bond referendum that called for the construction of new and modern schools and facilities ,and participated in meetings throughout the construction program led by the Beaumont Independent School District. Our purpose and goal was to see that all projects were completed. The new schools were constructed by reputable local firms and managed by a recognized third-party firm.

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Brittany Crosson

A mother charged with intoxication assault and a host of other charges stemming from a May 2013 collision appeared in court Monday, Feb. 10. 

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Ruby Gunner (left) with her attorney, Paul Darrow

A veteran educator in Port Arthur was exonerated Wednesday, March 12, after a jury found her not guilty of injuring a former student.

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A collision between a semi-trailer truck and a pickup truck Thursday morning, March 12 caused a Highway 73 road closure and has sent a Bridge City man to the hospital.

At approximately 7:02 a.m., Texas Department of Public Safety troopers responded to a two vehicle crash on Highway 73 near Highway 124 involving a truck tractor semi-trailer and a Dodge pickup truck. 

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Health issues and deaths involving the use of synthetic marijuana have made national headlines in recent months, and local law enforcement say the dangerous drug is still creating crime and causing problems in Southeast Texas in spite of state legislation and measures taken by cities to eliminate its distribution.

What is synthetic marijuana?

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