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Port Arthur, Texas is located in Jefferson County. Zip codes in Port Arthur, TX include 77640, 77642, and 77643. The median home price in Port Arthur is $89,900. More Port Arthur information.

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23 hrs ago | The Beaumont Enterprise

Nederland's Jardell to compete on 'Next Top Model'

Will Jardell of Nederland will be a contestant on the upcoming season of America's Next Top Model.

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Yesterday | Counterpunch

All Aboard: Tar Sands-By-Rail

As previously reported by DeSmogBlog, Enbridge has committed a "silent coup" of sorts , ushering in its own Alberta to Port Arthur, Texas pipeline system "clone" of TransCanada 's Keystone XL tar sands pipeline.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Beaumont Enterprise

Is your favorite Beaumont bar still open?

At times, it feels like George R.R. Martin writes the fate of many Southeast Texas nightlife venues - your favorite bar is one unexpected beheading away from being another locally owned business we used to love.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

12NewsNow.Com

Above average temperatures ahead

Showers and storms have been moving over the Lakes this early evening. All that will come to an end by sunset as skies become mostly clear.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

War Is A Crime

Investor Call: Enbridge's Keystone XL Clone Opens in October, Rail Facility to Follow

As previously reported by DeSmogBlog, Enbridge has committed a "silent coup" of sorts , ushering in its own Alberta to Port Arthur, Texas pipeline system "clone" of TransCanada 's Keystone XL tar sands pipeline.

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12NewsNow.Com

22-year-old man arrested in connection with fatal stabbing in Port Arthur

The Port Arthur Police Department is investigating a fatal stabbing that left one man dead.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

12NewsNow.Com

The "muggies' will return

Southerly winds are returning to Southeast Texas this evening and that means the "muggies" are on the return.

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The Beaumont Enterprise

Port Arthur woman pleads guilty to mail fraud

A Port Arthur woman pleaded guilty to committing mail fraud Thursday after staging car accidents to collect personal damage and personal injury.

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KBMT

Mosquito in Jefferson County tests positive for St. Louis Encephalitis

A spokesperson for Jefferson County Mosquito Control told 12News Thursday morning that the county has its first positive test for St. Louis Encephalitis in mosquitoes.

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The Beaumont Enterprise

EDITORIAL: County must give DA more to fight corruption

Budget hearings are rarely easy, and that will probably be the case with today's workshop by the Jefferson County commissioners.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

KBMT

Nederland man guilty of wire fraud related to insurance claims

A Nederland man has pleaded guilty to wire fraud according to a news release from U.S. Attorney John M. Bales.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

12NewsNow.Com

Rain ending

A cold front has produced scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms this evening across Southeast Texas.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

12NewsNow.Com

Port Arthur city council will consider suing Calvin Walker for alleged overcharges

It seems public pressure and a couple of 12News reports have changed some minds on Port Arthur city council.

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12NewsNow.Com

Family believes excessive force by Port Arthur police caused man's death

The family of a man who died after being released by police is asking some serious questions.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

KBMT

PAPD officer could face unpaid suspension this week after arrest for family violence

Port Arthur police officer George Clark's job status could be changing this week.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

KBMT

Port Arthur police officer arrested and charged with family violence

Port Arthur police officer George Clark is on administrative leave with pay after arrested in Beaumont Friday night.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

The Island Packet

Time to make chemical storage safety a top national priority

Growing up in Port Arthur, Texas, I always knew that neighbors and family members seemed to get sick more often than they should.

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The Beaumont Enterprise

Tax-free shopping holiday starts Friday

At the Walmart on N. Twin City Highway, Naomi Bailey, left, and her two daughters Tiana, center, and Zyara, right, shop for school supplies.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

The Beaumont Enterprise

Bridge City, Port Arthur considering November bond elections

To remedy the problem, she would have her actors lie on their backs with textbooks on their chests and do vocal exercises.

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12NewsNow.Com

Bridge City hotels battle brown tap water

Folks in bridge city say they are fed up with the smelly, brown tap water flowing through their drains this summer.

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