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A Vidor business owner who was a target of an undercover investigation into the distribution of synthetic marijuana and bath salts in October 2011 was sentenced Tuesday, March 25, after pleading guilty to felony charges of possession of a controlled substance and felony possession of synthetic marijuana. 

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From left, Kristi Jasso, David Long and Marcia Warrick with (seated) Kayla Jasso

Thursday, March 13, Calder Woods Retirement Village commemorated the 102nd anniversary of the founding of the Girl Scouts with a Girl Scout cookie social.

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photo by Clay Thorp

When BPD officer Joshua Jackson first came upon the Paradise Market in the 1000 block of Washington Boule­vard to find 34-year-old April Danna bleeding profusely and begging for him to save her life, the 4-year midnight shift officer said the police-issue rain coat he used to try and stop Dan­na’s bleeding did little to keep the mortally wounded Danna alive

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Brad Arena, Ashley Campbell and David Schwartz

Students from Franklin Pierce University volunteered their time to help Habitat for Humanity build a home for a Beaumont resident through the Collegiate Challenge, a nationwide alternative spring break program.

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Beaumont police arrested one man for car theft and evasion after he allegedly rolled a stolen car into a canal in the early morning hours of Wednesday, March 26.

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Jornae Tranise Johnson

Wednesday, March 19, around noon, Beaumont Police Detective Division obtained an arrest warrant for Jornae Tranise Johnson, a 24-year-old woman from Port Arthur, for hindering apprehension.

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An Orange resident apparently napping in a car was arrested for marijuana possession for the second time this month, police report.

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A disturbance at a hospital in Orange on Tuesday, March 25, at a little after 6 p.m. left one police officer injured after being attacked by a female juvenile, police report.

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photo by Brandi Haskett

The Meals On Wheels Association of America kicked off Community Champions Week on Monday, March 17, as part of the 12th annual March for Meals.

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photo by Brandi Haskett

Thursday, March 13, Calder Woods Retirement Village commemorated the 102nd anniversary of the founding of the Girl Scouts with a Girl Scout cookie social.

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