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Port Arthur students presented with scholarships from Rotary Club

Twenty-three students from five Port Arthur schools were honored this week in the Rotary Club of Port Arthur’s ...

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Bridge City school board president talks future construction, strong team in place

BRIDGE CITY — Bridge City Independent School Board members voted to keep Becky Rutledge as the school board ...

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Port Neches-Groves adds familiar face to basketball program

PORT NECHES — Port Neches-Groves basketball coach Chris Smith will have a familiar face on his staff next ...

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MONIQUE BATSON — How did it become necessary for our children to train for massacres?

One of the first things I saw Tuesday morning was a teenager with a gunshot wound lying in ...

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Port Arthur, Mid County school leaders talk about increased security after Uvalde tragedy

A more visible police presence was seen across the area Wednesday in reaction to Tuesday’s mass shooting at ...

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Port Neches woman describes storm that tore roof from home

PORT NECHES — Carla King has lived on 15th Street in Port Neches for 21 years without ever ...

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National Weather Service working to confirm reports of possible tornado in Mid County

The National Weather Service in Lake Charles said it will be sending someone to survey Mid County today ...

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Juvenile curfew ordinance change 1 step closer; Port Arthur Police detail need for move

In the first five months of 2021, the city of Port Arthur saw 144 cases of juvenile crimes ...

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Interim leader named for Port Arthur Economic Development Corporation’s top spot

The Port Arthur Economic Development Corporation now has an interim CEO to serve as the board looks for ...

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Summer reading funs begins. See how to get involved at Port Arthur Public Library.

Leland Lord just finished reading the first book in the Harry Potter series. “Oh my goodness,” said Carolyn ...

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PHOTO FEATURE — Memorial student Ke’Andre Jones gets key to the city

Memorial High School student Ke’Andre Jones, second from the left, was presented the key to the city for ...

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Port Neches-Groves coaches ready to host summer camps; check out the schedule

PORT NECHES — Those looking for summer activities for kids can check out the list of camps Port ...

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BOB WEST ON GOLF — Parks brothers come up big at Zaharias Awards

The 12th annual Babe Zaharias Awards turned out to be a memorable happening for Orangefield’s Parks brothers in ...

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CHRIS MOORE — Children aren’t the only ones that need to stay active during summer

Over the past few weeks, I have been working on stories about different camps for children offered by ...

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Voters make calls on District 22 State Representative, Jefferson County Commissioner Precinct 2

The decisions were close across Jefferson County, where voters made their voices heard in a couple of close ...

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PHOTO GALLERY — Students at Tekoa Academy participate in active shooter drill

Blood surrounded the “gunshot” on Gregory Johnson’s chest Tuesday as he gave witness statements to an officer with ...

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Nederland announces street closure, downed lines, power outage

NEDERLAND — The City of Nederland has announced a street closure. Tuesday at 11:44 a.m., the city said ...

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BPD officer responds after intoxication manslaughter suspect withdraws plea

Luis Torres, who previously pleaded guilty to an intoxication manslaughter charge in which Beaumont Police Officer Sheena Yarbrough-Powell ...

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Newly elected councilwoman talks about Bridge City growth, improving quality of life

BRIDGE CITY — With Bridge City local elections in the books, new councilmembers are looking towards the future. ...

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Motiva announces new senior vice president and general manager of Port Arthur Manufacturing Complex

Motiva Enterprises announced the appointment of Jeff Newman as senior vice president and general manager of the Port ...