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UPDATE — See latest guilty pleas, cases dropped in Jake’s Fireworks prosecution

NEDERLAND — Eight of the nine defendants have either pleaded guilty or had charges dismissed in the case ...

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Port Arthur secures contract with 2nd garbage truck rental company for pickup help

The City of Port Arthur approved an agreement this week with Premier Truck Sales and Rental, Inc. to ...

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Port Arthur man indicted for murder following fatal December shooting

A man who went to a local hospital with a gunshot wound has been charged with a count ...

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Local man sentenced for trying to have ex-wife’s family members killed

A man from Honduras who was living in Port Arthur was sentenced Wednesday in a federal court to ...

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Groves Police Department responses & arrests: Jan. 12-18

Groves Police Department officers made the following arrests and responded to the following calls from Jan. 12 to ...

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Achievement Dream still thriving in Port Arthur 111 years after Kappa Alpha’s national launch

On Jan. 5, 1911, on the campus of Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana, ten young men decided to ...

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Motiva grants funding upgrades to Port Arthur police & fire departments

The Port Arthur police and fire departments each received grant awards from Motiva Enterprises totaling $9,850. The Port ...

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PHOTO FEATURE — Group providing free PCR COVID tests in Port Arthur

Our Family Wellness Center out of Houston, in conjunction with two other organizations, will operate at the corner ...

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MARY MEAUX — MLK’s dream must still be preserved

Earlier this week I had the privilege of covering the 36th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. I Have ...

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Large hail, damaging winds, isolated tornadoes possible, Weather Service says

Strong to severe thunderstorms are possible through Wednesday evening into the overnight hours, according to the National Weather ...

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High anxiety for Nederland High parents during school shooting threat

NEDERLAND — Erika Thomas jumped from her desk and quickly left work when she learned of a threat ...

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Nederland High School ends lockdown sparked by phone threat

Nederland High School announced it ended its lockdown at 11 a.m. Wednesday. NHS received a threat via a ...

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Wednesday update: National Weather Service talks severe storm concern

The risk for severe storms has increased to a slight 15 percent risk later Wednesday evening and overnight. ...

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2 connected to Jake’s Fireworks plead guilty to federal charges over date rape drug sales

Two Jake’s Fireworks defendants, including the owner of the Nederland business, have pleaded guilty to federal drug trafficking ...

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PHOTOS — Pipeline making its way through Port Neches

Orange and white barrels alert motorists to pipeline construction at New Street and Merriman Street in Port Neches. ...

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3 arrests, weapons cache discovery follow overnight traffic stop in Port Arthur

A police pursuit in Port Arthur led to the arrests of three men and the reported discovery of ...

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SEE IT — Langham Elementary groundwork this week kicks off next phase of NISD upgrades

NEDERLAND — Ira Bean put it best when talking about construction plans touching each elementary school in Nederland. ...

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BRIGHT FUTURES — Jennifer Lopez is a Bob Hope School billboard star in so many ways

Bob Hope High School senior Jennifer Lopez might be a billboard student for the school. Lopez plays four ...

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BOB WEST ON GOLF — Landry returns to scene of his greatest PGA success

Every other year Andrew Landry delivers something special in the tournament currently identified as the American Express Championship. ...

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CHRIS MOORE — Couldn’t dodge COVID forever

Approximately two years ago, at the start of the pandemic, I remember reading an article talking about how ...