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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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Luca found three kilos of cocaine in a car driven by Marline Roberts.

Tuesday, April 7, 2015, at approximately 10:25 a.m., a deputy with Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office initiated a traffic stop for the traffic violation of “following too closely” on I-10 at the 845 mile marker. Upon making contact with the driver, the deputy noticed an odor of a masking agent and that the driver was extremely nervous. The driver gave the officer consent to search the vehicle.

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Construction has continued on a Confederate memorial being built in Orange since The Examiner last reported on the controversial structure in 2014, and City Attorney John Cash “Jack” Smith said, in spite of the fact that neither he nor the city wants the monument, his hands are tied, legally speaking, at least at the moment.

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The Aerospace and Engineering Design Team from Anahuac will be blasting off rock

While many teenaged students saw the South Texas State Fair as a time to play games and relax on rides, a group of local high schoolers decided to blow off steam a different way – by showing off their handmade rockets.

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