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  1. Jefferson County district attorney urges Port Arthur city council...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | 12NewsNow.Com

    Despite a majority of Port Arthur city council members opposing a forensic audit of the city's finances, on Friday, the Jefferson County District Attorney urged them to reconsider. Cory Crenshaw sent Mayor Deloris Prince, council members and the city attorney a letter saying, "The Jefferson County District Attorney's Office has become aware of the recent debate by the council regarding the need for a forensic audit.

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  2. Port Arthur mayor opposes forensic audit, calling the proposal "bogus"Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | 12NewsNow.Com

    Port Arthur councilman Stephen Mosley says there are not enough votes on council in support of conducting a forensic audit, but he hopes citizens are able to force city leaders to move forward with a full investigative audit of city finances. Leading the opposition against a forensic audit is Mayor Deloris Prince, who for the first time, in an exclusive interview with 12News publicly said she did not think such an audit was necessary.

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  3. Pro golfer,Nederland native Chris Stroud to be inducted into Sports...Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | 12NewsNow.Com

    Professional golfer and Nederland native Chris Stroud will be inducted today into the Sports Legends Hall of Fame at the Museum of the Gulf Coast in Port Arthur. Stroud attended Port Neches-Groves High School where he put other sports aside to focus on golf.

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  4. City Manager Search Committee Named, Interim Contract OkayedRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Tecumseh Countywide News

    ... ut and are due back in early January. Brian McDougal, the current city manager who has accepted a similar job in Port Arthur, Texas, will serve in Shawnee until the end of this calendar year.

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  5. Former City of Port Arthur employee indicted for theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Http

    Williams,-Shauwn-8-7-74.jpg A former employee of the City of Port Arthur has been indicted on two counts of felony theft by a public servant, Jefferson County Criminal District Attorney Cory Crenshaw announced on Dec. 16. read more

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  6. SETX family members of missing Oregon teen host vigilRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | 12NewsNow.Com

    A candlelight vigil was held in Nederland Wednesday night for Hannah Thomas-Garner, 17, who is originally from Port Arthur, but moved to Oregon with her mom at a young age. Since then the abandoned vehicle has been recovered but no one has spotted Thomas-Garner since she was picked up hitchhiking in northern California on Dec. 1. Since Thomas-Garner has been considered a run-away, police have said they do not think she is in jeopardy, but her family wants her back home safe.

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  7. Increasing rain chancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | 12NewsNow.Com

    ... both days. Mostly cloudy, cool with a 20% coverage of showers. Low near: 53 in Beaumont, 52 in Orange, 54 in Port Arthur. Winds: Southeast 3-8 mph. Mostly cloudy, warmer, 40% coverage of showers. High near: 71 in Beaumont, 69 in Orange, 72 in Port ...

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  8. Arturo a Arta RodriguezRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Daily Gazette

    DIXON – Arturo “Art” Rodriguez, 85, of Dixon, died Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, at Dixon Health Care Center. He was born Feb. 18, 1929, in Port Arthur, Texas, the son of Andre and Angelina Rodriguez.

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  9. Mayor and poet to share the stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Daily World

    ... George Washington Carver High School and would go on to study at Southern University. He began his career in Port Arthur, Texas, with the Gulf Oil Refining Company, eventually becoming a field supervisor over operations for Exxon Pipeline where he ...

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  10. PA police search for driver in fatal hit-and-runRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    Port Arthur police are searching for the driver of a silver or light-colored passenger vehicle in connection in a fatal hit-and-run involving a motorcycle Friday night on Memorial Boulevard.

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  11. Patchy fog tomorrow morningRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | 12NewsNow.Com

    ... fairly seasonable overall. Mostly clear with patchy morning fog. Low near: 52 in Beaumont, 52 in Orange, 55 in Port Arthur. Winds: Southeast 2-5 mph. Partly sunny with a few isolated afternoon showers possible. High near: 72 in Beaumont, 71 in ...

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  12. Highway 69 crash stalls trafficRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | 12NewsNow.Com

    Port Arthur dispatchers confirmed to 12News that a two-vehicle crash on Highway 69 sent one person to the hospital Friday night and stalled traffic. It happened only about a mile south of Highway 73 on the 3700 block of Highway 69. The extent of the injuries was unclear.

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  13. Booking Santa by appointmentRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... fire truck Saturday morning. Clem Webb made an appearance as Claus during Motiva's Breakfast with Santa event in Port Arthur. Employees and their families donated toys for the area's Blue Santa program, and enjoyed breakfast and a visit with Santa. ...

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  14. Mild weather this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | 12NewsNow.Com

    ... Friday. Mostly clear with patchy morning fog and low cloudiness. Low near: 51 in Beaumont, 50 in Orange, 52 in Port Arthur. Winds: Southeast 2-5 mph becoming Calm. Mostly sunny, warmer. High near: 71 in Beaumont, 70 in Orange, 72 in Port Arthur. ...

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  15. The Pulse of Port ArthurRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Texas Highways

    For a music fan like me, one particularly good reason to visit Port Arthur is the blues-rock singer Janis Joplin. Though she died in 1970 at age 27, the powerful and flamboyant vocalist remains this city's most famous native and, thanks to a fantastic exhibit at its Museum of the Gulf Coast, the focal point of a significant tourist attraction.

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  16. Nice warm weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | 12NewsNow.Com

    ... the area. Partly sunny and warm with a morning shower possible. High near: 71 in Beaumont, 68 in Orange, 71 in Port Arthur. Winds: Southeast 3-10 mph. Mostly cloudy with a stray shower possible. Low near: 53 in Beaumont, 53 in Orange, 55 in Port ...

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  17. Beaumont ISD & City of Port Arthur will meet with same forensic auditorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | KBMT

    After weeks of heated debate among Port Arthur city council members over whether to hire a forensic auditor to review the city's finances, it seems they're at least willing to meet with one, who was once an FBI agent. Bill Brown is the same man who will make a presentation to the Beaumont Independent School District board of managers on Thursday, December 18th.

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  18. Warm days aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | 12NewsNow.Com

    ... until Monday morning. Mostly cloudy with a stray shower possible. Low near: 53 in Beaumont, 52 in Orange, 54 in Port Arthur. Winds: Southeast 2-5 mph. Partly sunny and warm with a stray shower possible. High near: 71 in Beaumont, 68 in Orange, 71 in ...

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  19. Erickson Named Interim Manager As Commission Discusses SearchRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | Tecumseh Countywide News

    Shawnee City Commissioners unanimously named City Planning Director Justin Erickson interim city manager at a special meeting Monday. Current City Manager Brian McDougal will end his tenure in Shawnee at the end of this month to prepare for his new position as city manager of Port Arthur, Texas.

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  20. Booking Santa by appointmentRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... fire truck Saturday morning. Clem Webb made an appearance as Claus during Motiva's Breakfast with Santa event in Port Arthur. Employees and their families donated toys for the area's Blue Santa program, and enjoyed breakfast and a visit with Santa. ...

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