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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 $85,000. More Port Arthur information.

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Police officers respond to a family disturbance that ends after two hours

The Port Arthur Police Department is investigating a family disturbance that led a man to barricade himself inside a house.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

SD U.S. Senate Candidates Debate At Fair

Things heated up as South Dakota's U.S. Senate candidates came together for a debate this afternoon at the fairgrounds.

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12NewsNow.Com

Friday night rainfall

Rain is likely this evening especially around the Golden Triangle as a solid surge of tropical moisture moves into the area.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Plastics News

PP prices rise 5 cents

After a one-month break, volatility has returned to the North American polypropylene resin market, with prices increasing by an average of 5 cents per pound since Aug. 1. A surge in price for propylene monomer feedstock played a role in the increase.

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The Beaumont Enterprise

Historic homes of Southeast Texas

The Pompeiian Villa, built in 1900 by Issac Ellwood as a winter resort, stands on Port Arthur's Lakeshore Drive.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

12NewsNow.Com

Port Arthur auto repair shop owner says city's actions threaten his livelihood

Steve Benjamin says he offers his customers good deals at the auto shop owned by him and his son.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Beaumont Enterprise

Undocumented immigrant pleads guilty in connection with 2011 homicide

Alberto Solis and Candido Juarez were indicted on murder charges in connection with Ubaldo Santiago Hernandez s drowning death.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

KBMT

Where have Beaumont ISD students gone?

The Beaumont Independent School District released its preliminary enrollment report showing a 500 student drop from last year.

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The Beaumont Enterprise

Local vets struggle to find post-war jobs

Jeff Gibbs is reflected in a mirror as he uses a forklift to shift a pallet in a chemical storage facility Thursday afternoon.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Murfreesboro Post

Meet a swamp renaissance man named Rick Budd

Have you envisioned a total stranger, even from a distance, and you knew this was a person worth knowing better? Meet Rick "Swamp Man" Budd, age 54, an employee with wife Pat's oldest son, Karey Amick, who has a crane lift business to retrieve fallen planes and sunken boats out of the Gulf of Mexico.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Beaumont Enterprise

Good Times even better after massive...

Some bar owners might opt for new light fixtures or maybe a new beer tap during a renovation, but Good Times is entirely unrecognizable.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Beaumont Enterprise

You can thank this man for barbecue crabs...

Barbecue crabs were invented at Granger's restaurant in the late 1940's. The roadhouse burned down in 1958 but the barbecue crab recipe lived on.

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LiveScience

Port Arthur, Texas, and Its Fight Against Keystone

Rocky Kistner has been a reporter and video producer for more than 20 years, working for news organizations including ABC News , the Center for Investigative Reporting , American Public Media , and PBS Frontline .

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Insurance Journal West

U.S. Attorney: Texas Man Guilty in Auto Insurance Fraud Case

A 42-year-old Nederland, Texas man has pleaded guilty to federal violations related to fraudulent insurance claims in the Eastern District of Texas, U.S. Attorney John M. Bales announced.

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12NewsNow.Com

One more day of scattered storms

One more day of scattered showers and thunderstorms expected on Thursday before upper-level high pressure bears down on the region.

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Insurance Journal West

Texas Woman Pleads Guilty Crash Staging Scheme

A 32-year-old Port Arthur, Texas, woman has pleaded guilty in a case involving staged auto crashes and fraudulent insurance claims, according to U.S. Attorney John M. Bales for the Eastern District of Texas.

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The Beaumont Enterprise

City mulling a 'Healthy Beaumont' website

Dr. Alan B. Coleman is seen at a meeting of the Beaumont City Council. Photo taken Tuesday 6/3/14 Jake Daniels/@JakeD_in_SETX Photo: Jake Daniels James Holly, speaks to the assembled guests.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

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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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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