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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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Exclusive: Exxon weighs expansion of Beaumont, Texas, refinery - sources

The deliberations at Exxon are focused on the possible addition of a third crude distillation unit , the sources said, and its size would determine how much capacity would increase.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Beaumont Enterprise

Port Arthur parents concerned about school mergers

Port Arthur I.S.D. hosted an open house for the new Booker T. Washington elementary magnet school in West Port Arthur on Tuesday, August 10, 2010.

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The Beaumont Enterprise

Port Arthur parents concerned about school mergers

The decision to merge Port Arthur ISD's Booker T. Washington and DeQueen elementary schools raised concerns amongst some parents about how east and west side students will get along and also the inconvenience of a new commute.Superintendent Mark Porterie and other school administrators met with parents on both campuses Wednesday afternoon to ... (more)

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

12NewsNow.Com

Committee proposes $200 million bond for PAISD

Port Arthur voters may soon have to decide on whether to pass a bond proposal for the Port Arthur Independent School District.

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12NewsNow.Com

Scattered storms possible this afternoon

The morning sun has already been working hard today. Temperatures are currently in the upper 80's from Beaumont to Jasper and even lower 90's down in Port Arthur.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

KBMT

Big changes planned for Port Arthur elementary schools

The Port Arthur Independent School District is planning to make some big changes in the district to better educate students, just in time for the new school year.

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12NewsNow.Com

Wetter weather on the way

Upper-level low pressure, currently over Eastern Louisiana will head our way. This will enhance our rain chances Wednesday and Thursday and drop afternoon high temperatures a bit.

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The Beaumont Enterprise

Meet Beaumont's singing baby tonight at Starvin Marvin's

Beaumont native Aaron J. Field sings in costume on NBC's 'America's Got Talent'.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

12NewsNow.Com

Hot and dry Monday

A few sea breeze showers are possible until sunset, especially along and south of 1-10.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Beaumont Enterprise

Beaumont man drowns in Keith Lake

A Beaumont man drowned after falling into the water near the Keith Lake Bridge in Port Arthur on Saturday morning.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

12NewsNow.Com

Hours after the rain stopped, Port Arthur's West Side remained underwater

Hours after the rain had stopped, parts of Port Arthur remained underwater. The historic West Side of Port Arthur of the city made history with the amount of flooding seen Friday.

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12NewsNow.Com

Falling rain chances

The flooding is over as it was certainly a morning that we won't soon forget here in Southeast Texas! Now a weak front is draped across the area this evening and that might keep a few extra showers around after sunset.

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The Beaumont Enterprise

Port Arthur Man found guilty for sexual assault of a child

A Port Arthur man was found guilty for the sexual assault of 6-year-old girl on Thursday in Criminal District Court.

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The Beaumont Enterprise

More than 4,000 without power

Customers can expect their power to come back on throughout the day as crews work to resolve the outage for every customer by 6 p.m., Entergy spokeswoman Debbi Derrick said.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Houston Press

The Ginger Man Pub

This Rice Village mainstay has been providing a haven for beer lovers since Ronald Reagan's second term.

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12NewsNow.Com

Heavy rainfall possible Thursday afternoon

An active weather pattern is setting up over the next several days. As for tonight, it's going to be fairly quiet overall, with just a few showers possible later in the night.

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The Daily Advertiser

C. J. Chenier kicks off Music & MarketC. J. Chenier kicks off Music & ...

In 1946, in Port Arthur, Texas, metalworker Willie Landry created the first musical rubboard to be worn by Clifton Chenier's brother, Cleveland.

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PAISD Bilingual Education, ESL programs aim to increase language...

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) July 15--PORT ARTHUR -- Learning a second language is not always easy.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

KBMT

Public pressure deflates gas plant proposal in Port Arthur

Almost 100 people showed up at Port Arthur city council Monday night to let council members know they don't want a plant that converts natural gas into gasoline in their neighborhood.

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Reuters

Damaged heater likely shut distillation unit at Motiva refinery

A heavily damaged heater on a newly commissioned 325,000 barrel per day crude distillation unit is the likely cause of a unexpected shutdown that may last up to five months at Motiva Enterprises 600,000 bpd Port Arthur, Texas, refinery, according to experts.

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