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Beaumont’s seedy nightlife, where hookers, pimps and drug dealers peddle their wares in pedestrian right-of-ways, has longed plagued the city – especially in the area of Interstate 10 and 11th Street.

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The Texas Department of Transportation is still investigating a motor vehicle crash that killed a pedal cyclist last night on FM 62 near Buna.

At approximately 8:43 p.m. on May 22, a 2014 Chevrolet pickup truck was traveling north on FM 62 when the driver struck the cyclist with front of her vehicle on the right side. The driver did not see the cyclist, who was also traveling north on FM 62 in the middle of the northbound lane, DPS said in a release. 

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After finishing as runner-up on season 12 of Fox’s American Idol, Woodville native Kree Harrison continues to put her stamp on country music. The 25-year-old made her debut appearance at the Grand Ole Opry in June 2013, and since then has performed there several times.

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Is your home missing a certain...something? 

...the pitter-patter of furry feet, perhaps? 

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Vital Signs editor Kevin King (pictured at center) received the Texas Medical Association (TMA) Anson Jones, MD, first-place award among small-circulation print media for his article, “Forensic nurses help provide comfort, justice for sexual abuse victims.” 

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Keith Sweat is more than just a great voice. He’s an innovator. Born in Harlem, Sweat, now 53, began singing in 1975 but saw his career really take off in the late ’80s when he became the “it” sound for the New Jack Swing era, which lasted for years and paved the wave for other artists.

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At this time, there is a multiple vehicle crash on Interstate 10 (westbound) on the Purple Heart Bridge.  The crash involves a truck tractor semi-trailer which is leaking diesel fuel.  All westbound lanes are closed and the eastbound inside lane of Interstate 10 is also closed.

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High-octane outboard action is coming to the Sabine River once again, as the Orange Convention and Visitors Bureau welcomes back the Deep South Racing Association (DSRA) for the Shootout on the Sabine. Boat races are scheduled for 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

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The first UIL One Act Play to advance to State from Orange County in 21 years belongs to the Little Cypress-Mauriceville High School Bear Stage Players, and the last chance to see Epic Proportions will be Thursday, May 21, at the LC-M High School Auditorium at 7 p.m. Admission is $5.

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