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If you like your flamingos plastic and your humor raunchy, then The Great American Trailer Park Musical is right up your double-wide. This energetic musical plays on a lot of stereotypes but will surprise you with the quality of its original songs and the often uproariously funny — if more than a little profane — lyrics and dialogue. You’ll need to park any passion for political correctness at the gate (and leave your children at home) when you enter Armadillo Acres.

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Police in Orange are searching for a suspect who led them on a chase ending at an apartment complex and then got away on foot, reports the Orange Police Department.

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Kelly students weed tomatoes at The Giving Field, an organic garden in Beaumont
At the field, students picked pounds of fava beans, planted beans and corn, and

Monsignor Kelly Catholic High School students visited 38 sites across Southeast Texas and performed various types of community service during their annual “Kelly Springs Into Action” endeavor Friday, April 17.

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Several local leaders including Beaumont Mayor Becky Ames, Jefferson County Dist

Child Protective Services partnered with Southeast Texas leaders to participate in Go Blue Day, an event targeted at bringing awareness to child abuse by donning the color blue, at the Chief C.A. Shelton Fire Pavilion in downtown Beaumont on April 10.

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Desarae Perry, missing juvenile

Deputies in Jasper County are searching for a missing juvenile who reportedly ran away from home without her medication over the weekend.

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Kyle Dawkins (left) and William Fred Scott II

A Nederland man is facing intoxication manslaughter charges related to an April 10 accident that resulted in the death of a 25-year-old Houston man.

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Sharika Allison

Claiming ineffective counsel and a lack of understanding as to what pleading guilty really meant, imprisoned former Beaumont Independent School District comptroller Sharika Allison is asking a federal court to set aside her sentence and remand the case for further examination.

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Stock photo of a SWAT team

Local investigators are trying to trace the source of a call that resulted in a SWAT Team response over the weekend in Port Neches.

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Artist's rendering of water park

Beaumont City Council approved incentives for economic development activities and agreements for a convention hotel and water park Tuesday, April 14, by a vote of 6-1.

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Dredge operating on the Sabine-Neches Waterway (File photo)

A bill clarifying existing state statutes and authorizing the Sabine-Neches Navigation District (SNDD) to enter into contracts and agreements necessary to deepen the

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