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Brittian Doyle Kerr

One of Hardin County’s “Most Wanted” is off the streets thanks to Jefferson County deputies and the utilization of Beaumont Police Department’s Crime Stoppers.

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Monday, Oct. 14, 2013, at 7 a.m.,  a red 1998 Ford F-150 pickup operated by a by a 23-year-old Beaumont man was traveling westbound in the 3900 block of E. Lucas.

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Police in Port Arthur are currently investigating a shooting that occurred on Sunday, Oct. 13, at approximately 11 p.m. at the Louis Manor Apartment located at 1300 Joe Louis Ave.

According to a PAPD news release, officers responded to a call regarding a shooting victim and discovered that a 21-year-old Port Arthur man had been shot in relation to an altercation at the apartments. Police report the suspect fled the scene after the shooting but was later apprehended in Orange County.

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Airman 1st Class Michelle Bonnin from Vidor

SOUTHWEST ASIA – There’s an old saying that “all good things must come to an end.” As the climate shifts in the U.S. Air Force’s Central Command area of responsibility, some missions become less essential and are able to return to home station and provide support from abroad.

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Deacons unveil the Texas Historical Marker at Central Baptist Church.

Nearly 101 years after the founding of Central Baptist Church, members gathered Sunday morning, Oct. 13, to celebrate the unveiling of a Texas Historical Marker recognizing the church's history and service to the city of Port Arthur.

"For a church to have its doors open for a hundred years requires a lot of faith and a lot of work," said Port Arthur mayor Bobbie Prince. "Evidently the founding fathers of this church and the current members have exhibited both."

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Lee Durmon

Police are currently investigating the death of 39-year-old Lee Durmon of Vidor.

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Detectives are searching for answers to determine how a man and his daughter drowned in a south end pool.  

At about 10:40 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, Beaumont Police Department patrol officers responded to a reported drowning in the wading pool of the Alice Keith Park in the 4000 block of Reed Street.  

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An unidentified man robbed BBVA Compass Bank on Calder.

Detectives are working with investigators from the FBI to identify and locate the man who robbed a downtown bank the morning of Thursday, Oct. 10.

At about 9:30 a.m., patrol officers responded to a reported robbery at the BBVA Compass Bank in the 700 block of Calder.

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Police in Orange are investigating the death of 23-year-old Lacorius Desean Garrett of Orange who was last seen jumping into the water from a pier of the boat launch at the City of Orange Boat Ramp located on Simmons Drive sometime after midnight Friday, Oct. 11.

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AT&T Beaumont employees

As the lines between the physical and digital retail worlds blur and consum­ers turn to their mobile devices and apps to enhance their mobile lifestyle, AT&T aims to enhance the shopping experience for its customers through an innovative new store design.

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