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Groves Police Department responses & arrests: May 18-24

Groves Police Department officers made the following arrests and responded to the following calls form May 18 to ...

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Booster shots now available for children; slight rise in local COVID cases reported

Following approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control, the Port Arthur ...

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Port Arthur, Mid County football coaches outline plans for summer workouts

The week marks the end of the school year for many districts in the area, but it also ...

High School Sports

Memorial defensive back, sprinter named Athlete of the Week

Memorial’s lockdown corner Jelani Chevalier took to social media to announce where he will play college ball when ...

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DR. RICKIE HARRIS — Summer activity, purpose key during kids’ downtime

As we prepare to close out another school year, I always look forward to the next with great ...

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PHOTOS — Port Neches-Groves celebrates Class of 2022

PORT NECHES — Port Neches-Groves High School on Thursday graduated 342 seniors at the school’s stadium. The 2022 ...

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PHOTOS — Nederland High School celebrates the Class of 2022

BEAUMONT — Family and friends filed into Ford Arena Thursday in Beaumont to celebrate the Nederland High School ...

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Authorities say woman shot Monday at Port Arthur apartment complex has died

A 31-year-old woman died Thursday, authorities said, as a result of a shooting Monday in Port Arthur. According ...

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National Weather Service confirms tornado struck Mid County

The National Weather Service has confirmed a tornado touched down in Port Neches at 5:25 a.m. Wednesday. Similar ...

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Bob Hope Schools CEO attended Uvalde school at center of mass shooting

Two weeks ago Dr. Bobby Lopez was in the town of Uvalde for his 45th year class reunion. ...

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Sentencing hearing set for defendants in Jake’s Fireworks raid

Nearly two years after federal agents raided a Nederland fireworks stand, a federal court has set dates for ...

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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 ...

Groves

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 ...

Columns

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 ...

Local

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 ...