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Police arrested one man in Orange on Tuesday, June 18, after the man violated a solicitation ordinance by asking drivers stopped at an intersection for money.

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A 45-year-old Port Arthur man was arrested Tuesday, June 18 for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Port Arthur Police received a call around 7:40 p.m. claiming that a man was seen with a gun at the 700 block of 18th Street in Port Arthur. Several officers responded to the scene and saw a black male walking away from the area. According to a press release by PAPD, when the man spotted the officers, he fled and after a short foot chase was detained.

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A.J. Webb

Adrain “A.J.” Webb, American Sign Language major from Dallas, has an eye for opportunities. During his education at Lamar University, Webb has become a Lamar Ambassador, a McNair scholar, vice president of the rugby team, Black Student Association historian, president of the sailing club and an LU cheerleader.

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Close to 1800 people showed up to Claiborne West Park on Friday, June 14 to take part in the 19th Annual Cops and Kids event for Orange County. Police officers, sheriff’s deputies, state troopers, firemen and numerous people representing other emergency and safety services participated to make the event a huge success.

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Police in Orange arrested two people Thursday, June 13, after a disturbance led them to discover more than a gram of what is believed to be methamphetamine, also known as crystal meth.

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One man was arrested for public intoxication over the weekend after getting a flat tire in Orange.

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Sunday, June 16, 2013, at 2:22 p.m., officers responded to a home invasion in the 1600 block of  East Drive.

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Thursday, June 13, 2013, at 1:08 a.m., Beaumont police officers were dispatched to Royal Stop convenience store at 8350 Gladys Ave. in reference to an aggravated robbery.

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The Beaumont Independent School District is now being forced to address an official state investigation into allegations of misdealings and mismanagement. The school district was notified by an investigator from the TEA (Texas Education Agency) on Friday, June 14, that the administration of BISD will face tough scrutiny in the coming weeks and months.

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Press release from the Beaumont Public Schools Foundation:

The Beaumont Public Schools Foundation, Inc. (BPSF) will hold its 21st Annual BPSF Invitational Golf Tournament on Monday, June 17, 2013 at Brentwood Country Club in Beaumont. The BPSF annual golf tournament is the largest fundraising event the Foundation hosts.

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