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A 23-year-old Port Arthur man is in jail after initially escaping arresting officers and later reportedly confessing to murder while in police custody on aggravated assault charges, reports the Port Arthur Police Department.

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The Combined Law Enforcement Associations of Texas came to Beaumont July 12.

The Combined Law Enforcement Associations of Texas, better known as CLEAT, came to Beaumont on Monday, July 12, for a demonstration in front of the Jefferson County Courthouse to demand justice for the widow and family of Martin “Popeye” Holmes, who passed away Sept. 19, 2013 at the age of 81.

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Judge Randy Shelton swears in new advocates Misty Arnaud, Carol Hammonds, Mathew

Court Appointed Special Advocates of Southeast Texas (CASA) welcomed eight new volunteers this month.

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Allison Nathan Getz

Jefferson County Tax Assessor-Collector Allison Nathan Getz was presented with her certification as a professional county collector at the 81st annual Tax Assessor-Collector’s Association Conference last month.

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New close-up images of a region near Pluto’s equator reveal a giant surprise — a

After a decade-long journey through our solar system, New Horizons made its closest approach to Pluto on Tuesday, July 14, 2015, about 7,750 miles above the surface – roughly the same distance from New York to Mumbai, India – making it the first-ever space mission to explore a world so far from Earth.

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Judge Cory Crenshaw vows to honor legacy of Judge Lupe Flores (inset).

“He was a humble man, and he believed in the righteousness of law tempered with mercy.”

 

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The Texas Department of Public Safety has confirmed one death following a three-vehicle crash on Interstate 10 near Cheek early this morning.

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Beaumont's Hazardous Material team was activated this morning after two people reported that they had been exposed to a strange white powder in their residence. 

At 7:59 a.m., Beaumont Fire/Rescue were dispatched to a residence on Barton Lane in response to a 911 call placed by an occupant of the residence reporting that he had possibly been exposed to some form of white powder. He and another female occupant of the residence were instructed to shelter in place as a precaution until responders arrived and Beaumont's HAZMAT team had been alerted. 

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One woman was killed yesterday afternoon in a one-vehicle crash on FM 365 in Jefferson County. 

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The City of Beaumont will host a Job Fair on Saturday, July 18, from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Theodore Johns Library, 4255 Fannett Road. Onsite interviews will be conducted and skills testing administered for all skilled labor positions.

There are a wide range of full and part-time employment opportunities with the city of Beaumont. Representatives from various departments will be present to speak with you about positions in their departments and answer questions you may have about job openings.

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