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  1. Ramnath Subramanian: U.S.-bashing is free speech, but don't take it lying downRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | El Paso Times

    ... of these same countries also have laws against "hate speech." Nearly 17 years ago, the Ku Klux Klan held a rally in Jasper, Texas, where a black man had been brutally murdered, allegedly by three white supremacists. The Klan said it conducted the ...

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  2. Neches and Sabine rivers' water authorities work to control flooded riversRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KBMT

    ... Gates at the Toledo Bend Reservoir near northwest Newton County are open, and gates at the Steinhagen Reservoir near Jasper are open. Do you know of something that would be a good news story? Enter your email address and select "Submit" to send it ...

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  3. Jasper County issues declaration of Disaster- Newton County warns of FloodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    WHEREAS, the County of Jasper, Texas, on the 24th day of May, 2015, is in imminent threat of widespread or severe damage, injury, or loss of life or property resulting from countywide conditions created by torrential rainfall and severe thunderstorms with high speed winds and tomadic activity over an excessive period of time, affecting Jasper ... (more)

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  4. A Conversation with Christian Marclay at Trinity University on WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | Examiner.com

    ... a rope across a Texas highway. He created this performance piece in response to the 1998 murder of James Byrd, Jr of Jasper, Texas by three white supremacists. Through auditory and visual senses it shines the spotlight on the issues of history, ...

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  5. Newton Judge declares state of disasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... it is highly unlikely to prompt evacuation orders, said Billy Ted Smith, an emergency management official for Newton, Jasper and Sabine counties.

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  6. Jasper lawman reflects on his legendary careerRead the original story

    Tuesday May 12 | The Family Badge

    ... in as the city's police chief. Millions saw Billy Rowles on the news in 1998, while he kept the lid from blowing off Jasper after the murder of James Byrd Jr. Rowles, 69, is on his fourth tour of duty in law enforcement - maybe his fifth, he thinks ...

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  7. Jasper lawman reflects on his legendary careerRead the original story

    Tuesday May 12 | The Family Badge

    ... in as the city's police chief. Millions saw Billy Rowles on the news in 1998, while he kept the lid from blowing off Jasper after the murder of James Byrd Jr. Rowles, 69, is on his fourth tour of duty in law enforcement - maybe his fifth, he thinks ...

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  8. PRCA: DeShon putting together career-best seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Red Bluff Daily News

    ... opportunity, and this past weekend provided proof he's ready for the fight. DeShon earned a share of the title at the Jasper (Texas) Lions Benefit Rodeo with Caleb Sanderson, and won the Mineral Wells (Texas) Rodeo outright to earn $3,324 (the ...

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  9. The city of Jasper still copes with racial tensionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2011 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    Logging chain used to drag James Byrd, Jr. to his death is in a vault at the Jasper County Courthouse in Jasper, TX Wednesday, May 14, 2008.

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  10. The Jasper dragging death shocked the nationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2011 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    Lawrence Russell Brewer, back left, and John William King, right, are taken from the Aubrey Cole Law Enforcement Center in Jasper to appear before the district attorney at the Jasper County Courthouse on June 9, 1998.

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  11. Busy Week Ahead for JasperitesRead the original story

    Thursday May 7 | Monticello News

    There is no shortage of things to do in and around Monticello this week with the Chamber of Commerce hosting the Jasper Jubilee, encouraging people to shop and eat at the stores and restaurants here in Monticello and the participants offering special deals. On Saturday, the Jasper County Historical Foundation will hold its annual meeting with two bands playing, and it's just a short distance from the Square where the first day of the Market Festival with special Jasper Jubilee activities will be taking place.

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  12. Mugshots: SE Texas' Most WantedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    Kimberlee Annett Blankinship, 54, of Kirbyville is wanted on a burglary of a habitation warrant. Photo: Jasper County Sheriff's Office Matthew Joesph Lout, 31, of Jasper is wanted on a warrant for evading arrest with a motor vehicle. Photo: Jasper ...

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  13. EACHUS: Recent storm possibly in rare companyRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 28 | WBRZ

    ... Monday, April 27, a squall line developed in Central Texas, producing 1" diameter (severe) hail as far northwest as Jasper, Texas. Between 6am and 12pm, the squall line raced across the Gulf Coast leaving behind a long path of wind damage. Wind ...

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  14. Ali Najera celebrates birthday wishes with her classmatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... positive attitude is an inspiration to all that know her. You can send Princess Ali a birthday card to: P.O Box 2586, Jasper, TX 75951 or follow her Facebook page at Princess Ali's Journey with NBIA

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  15. Jasper Experiences massive Power outageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    According to Police Chief Robert MacDonald, he and Jaspers Mayor Mike Lout went up in the Mayors plane and were looking at the transmission lines when they spotted where a tree had fallen across a major Entergy transmission line in Newton County.Deep East Texas Electric Co-op along with the City of Jasper and JNEC were warning people to stay away ... (more)

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  16. Storms could fire up again before a front tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    A tornado watch expired at 7:30 a.m., but the weather was severe enough to delay class start times at a number of school districts in Jasper and Hardin counties.

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  17. Missouri football recruiting 2016: Tigers not going hard after pass-catchers this yearRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2015 | Rock M Nation

    ... a Mizzou offer. We'll see if the Tigers can creep into this race. Then, out of nowhere, there's Cody Mitchell from Jasper, Tex. Mitchell is a low-three-star prospect according to the Composite, and he doesn't appear to have a Rivals profile/rating ...

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  18. Jasper man sentenced in Alfred Wright caseRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2015 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    This undated file handout photo provided by the Wright Family shows Alfred Wright of Jasper, Texas.

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  19. Jasper man gets 87-month sentence for selling drugs to Alfred WrightRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    A 28-year-old Jasper, Texas man has been sentenced to federal prison for drug violations in the Eastern District of Texas. According to a press release, Shane Dwayne Hadnot pleaded guilty on Dec. 10, 2014, to possession with intent to distribute cocaine and was sentenced to 87 months in federal prison today by U.S. District Judge Marcia Crone.

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  20. East Texas man gets 7 years in drug case, overdose deathRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2015 | KRGV

    An East Texas man must serve more than seven years in federal prison in a drug case linked to a missing person whose body turned up in some woods. Shane Dwayne Hadnot of Jasper was sentenced Tuesday in Beaumont.

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