VIDEO: Port Arthur mayor urges vigilance in fighting COVID-19

Published 1:36 pm Wednesday, November 18, 2020

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Port Arthur Mayor Thurman Bartie characterized the pandemic as “the new normal,” a phrase he often recited during his own news conferences during the spring and summer, and asked citizens to continue taking precautions.

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About I.C. Murrell

I.C. Murrell was promoted to editor of The News, effective Oct. 14, 2019. He previously served as sports editor since August 2015 and has won or shared eight first-place awards from state newspaper associations and corporations. He was born in Memphis, Tennessee, grew up mostly in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, and graduated from the University of Arkansas at Monticello.

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