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Police have identified and are currently searching for a second suspect in the capital murder of Mettha (Metthananda) Kuruppu, the convenience store clerk who was shot and killed while working at the Pick N Shop located at 870 S. Major Dr. in Beaumont on April 29, reported the Beaumont Police Department on May 7.

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The Internal Revenue Service reminds tax-exempt organizations that many have a filing deadline for Form 990-series information returns in mid-May.  

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On the morning of Monday, May 4, Port Arthur Police Department responded to the 6700 block of West Port Arthur Rd. in reference to a major traffic accident involving four vehicles.  According to a press release, upon arrival to the scene, officers discovered one of the drivers was trapped inside the vehicle and the jaws-of-life was required for extraction. After being removed, the 49-year-old Port Arthur female was transported to St. Elizabeth Hospital via Air Rescue for treatment of her injuries.

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Beaumont Police have arrested one of two suspects sought in the capital murder committed during the robbery of a local convenience store, reports the Beaumont Police Department.

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Orange County Sheriff’s deputies investigating a report of a running car on top of the Rainbow Bridge discovered the body of a woman who they believe purposefully jumped to her death.

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Several law enforcement agencies teamed together May 2 during a drug bust in Orange County, reports the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, collecting pounds of illegal narcotics and two stolen guns.

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Detectives are working to determine the circumstances that led to a double stabbing at a north Beaumont home on May 3, the Beaumont Police Department reports.

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A Port Arthur man's reportedly violent reign of terror over his ex-girlfriend ended recently when he recently received the maximum penalty for burglary of a habitation involving domestic abuse after being found guilty by a jury in a case prosecuted by Criminal District Attorney Bob Wortham, First Assistant Criminal District Attorney Cory Crenshaw and Assistant Criminal District Attorney Logan Campbell.

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Tanya Wilson

Rather than take any chances having a whistleblower case heard before a jury, city-appointed Housing Authority City of Orange (HACO) commissioners approved an agreement on Tuesday, April 21, that will award ex-executive director Tanya Wilson $500,000 in damages for wrongful termination.

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The Rotary Club of Port Arthur celebrated its 100th anniversary Thursday, April 16, at the old Woodrow Wilson Middle School in Port Arthur. 

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