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A major single-vehicle accident in Port Arthur resulted in an intoxication assault arrest and critically injured a passenger of the lone truck involved after she was flung from the vehicle and thrown onto a wrought-iron fence, reports the Port Arthur Police Department.

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Police in Port Arthur are investigating a shooting that took place over the weekend, reports the Port Arthur Police Department.

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A man who robbed a Whataburger in Pinehurst was arrested after reportedly being recognized as a former employee of the franchise store, reports the Pinehurst Police Department.

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From the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Texas:

A 34-year-old Port Arthur, Texas man has been sentenced to federal prison for child pornography violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales on April 9.

Damien Oasis Winn pleaded guilty on Dec. 4, 2014, to possession of child pornography and was sentenced to 86 months in federal prison on April 9 by U.S. District Judge Ron Clark.

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From the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Texas:

A 44-year-old Orange, Texas man has been sentenced to federal prison for child exploitation violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales on April 9.

Joseph Lloyd White pleaded guilty to attempted sexual enticement of a child on Dec. 4, 2014, and was sentenced to 120 months in federal prison by U.S. District Judge Ron Clark on April 9.

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Carol Luckey - Facebook photo

Jasper County Sheriff Mitchel Newman reports that a body discovered at the Cypress Creek Hunting Club on Wednesday, April 8, is believed to be Buna resident and mother of three Carol Luckey, who has been missing since March 22.

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First Baptist Church in Nederland is holding what they are touting as the “largest Disaster Relief Expo in the state of Texas” on April 18 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m., and the public is invited to attend to learn about disaster relief across the state.

FBC Pastor Jason Burden says the event will be educational and entertaining for all.

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Seated: Perrye K. Turner, special agent in charge of the FBI’s Houston Division;

Numerous leaders from all over Southeast Texas attended Bridging the Gap at Lamar University’s Montagne Center on Tuesday evening, March 31. The forum was organized by the Rev. J.D.

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The Beaumont Independent School District Board of Managers is ready to name a lone finalist in its search for a permanent superintendent. The candidate is set to be announced at a special meeting of the board called for Monday, April 13, at 6 p.m.

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