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  1. Chemical release prompts shelter-in-place at Taft ElementaryRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | 12NewsNow.Com

    ... shelter-in-place at Taft Elementary for about 10 minutes. Jackson said they conducted air tests along with the Port Arthur Fire Department and Total. The shelter in place was lifted once they determined there was no cause for concern. Jackson told ...

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  2. Two early morning wrecks occur on the same stretch of Twin City HighwayRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | KBMT

    Port Arthur police responded to two different car wrecks in the 3600 block of Twin City Highway early Tuesday morning. Do you know of something that would be a good news story? Enter your email address and select "Submit" to send it to 12 News HD.

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  3. Rising R&B Singer Wash Talks 'Can't Trust...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Billboard

    ... all my focus into music. It's crazy just talking about it. It definitely took me back for a moment. You're from Port Arthur, Texas, a city most people haven't heard of. It's a super small city where it's hard to get out. It's a poverty-stricken ...

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  4. Proposed affordable housing complex divides community of ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | 12NewsNow.Com

    ... in affordable rental housing. ITEX is not new to controversy. Last year, the company faced opposition in Port Arthur from neighbors who did not want Edison Square, a public housing complex, built in their neighborhood. She said, "We have no housing ...

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  5. The sun returns this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | 12NewsNow.Com

    ... skies both days. Decreasing clouds with showers ending by 9 pm. Low near: 35 in Beaumont, 50 in Orange, 49 in Port Arthur. Winds: North 3-8 mph. Mostly sunny and warmer. High near: 58 in Beaumont, 58 in Orange, 60 in Port Arthur. Winds: Northeast ...

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  6. Mardi Gras party to raise money for local charitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | 12NewsNow.Com

    ... rolls around event invites start popping up in Facebook inboxes and a lot of the festivities take place in Port Arthur. This year Beaumont is throwing a bash and the special night is all about having a good time while helping those in the community. ...

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  7. Port Arthur coach suspended after allegations he forcibly removed player from gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | KBMT

    Port Arthur Memorial High School Head Basketball Coach Travis Williams has been suspended indefinitely after an incident during the Titan's win over West Brook. According to reports, Williams is accused of grabbing one of his players off the court.

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  8. Rainy weather on the wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | 12NewsNow.Com

    ... on the chilly side. Cloudy with rain developing after midnight. Low near: 50 in Beaumont, 50 in Orange, 49 in Port Arthur. Winds: Northeast 5-15 mph. Cloudy, rainy, and breezy. High near: 50 in Beaumont, 49 in Orange, 50 in Port Arthur. Winds: ...

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  9. Port Arthur community and police discuss trustRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | 12NewsNow.Com

    We begin with Port Arthur, a city filled with people of many backgrounds, but does the police force reflect that, and does the community trust its officers? Police Chief Mark Blanton said he receives compliments routinely from people in Port Arthur telling him officers are doing a good job. Translated from an interview in Spanish, he said: "You've seen that there have been many occasions that robberies are reported, or assaults, and never is anything resolved.

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  10. Shell Motiva Equilon Deer Park EPARead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | CSP

    ... Aramco subsidiaries each own 50% of Motiva Enterprises. Motiva owns refineries in Convent and Norco, La., and Port Arthur, Texas, that have a combined refining capacity of more than one million barrels per day. Equilon Enterprises, doing business as ...

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  11. Weiss tries to continue winning streak in major league playoffsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | The Chronicle-Journal

    By John Cameron The Tbaytel Major League of Curling postseason continues tonight at 9 p.m. at the Port Arthur Curling Club with the semifinal match between the Trevor Bonot rink and Gary Weiss foursome. Bonot and his lineup of Kory Carr, Jordan Potts and Joel Adams are looking to rebound from their loss last week to Scott Henderson in the 1-2 page playoff game.

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  12. Beaumont ISD teachers fear their job security is in jeopardyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | KBMT

    ... then how are we going to retain good teachers." We checked with some other school districts in our area. Port Arthur, Nederland and Port Neches-Groves ISD's all offer two-year contracts, but West Orange-Cove CISD's contracts are one-year. In ...

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  13. The most violent cities in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... and aggravated assault - and calculates a rate of each incident class per 100,000 residents. The Beaumont-Port Arthur metropolitan area had the highest murder/non-negligent manslaughter rate among Texas cities: 8.6 per 100,000 residents in 2013. The ...

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  14. January Thaw, then Winter returnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | 12NewsNow.Com

    ... Partly cloudy with low cloudiness and fog developing by sunrise. Low near: 49 in Beaumont, 48 in Orange, 50 in Port Arthur. Winds: South 2-5 mph becoming Calm. Partly cloudy, warmer and dry. High near: 73 in Beaumont, 72 in Orange, 72 in Port ...

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  15. Renowned artist from Port Arthur named MLK Entertainment HonoreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | 12NewsNow.Com

    Among the awards that will be given out at the annual MLK brunch on Monday, a renowned artist and Port Arthur native will be recognized as this year's MLK Entertainment Honoree. Each year Port Arthur's Martin Luther King support group recognizes those who go beyond the call of duty, this year that includes artist Michael Savoie.

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  16. The warming trend continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | 12NewsNow.Com

    ... exit, nicer weather ensues by next weekend. Sunny and mild. High near: 70 in Beaumont, 69 in Orange, 71 in Port Arthur. Winds: South 5-10 mph. Partly sunny with a 30% chance of morning showers. Low near: 35. High near: 51. Winds: Northwest 5-15 mph.

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  17. Open carry rally gets fieryRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 17 | 12NewsNow.Com

    When cat bullock first saw the group open carry Texas carrying pistols and rifles in front of central mall in port Arthur... she was pretty shocked. "Damn, there is a guy with a a kilt and a gun and it just did not look very safe," Cat Bullock, a concerned citizen said.

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  18. Warming TrendRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | 12NewsNow.Com

    ... cloudy and dreary weather makes a return. Mostly clear and chilly. Low near: 41 in Beaumont, 41 in Orange, 43 in Port Arthur. Winds: South turning north 2-5 mph. Mostly sunny and mild. High near: 66 in Beaumont, 66 in Orange, 67 in Port Arthur. ...

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  19. Fantastic weekend weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | 12NewsNow.Com

    ... and wet weather returns Thursday and Friday. Mostly clear, chilly. Low near: 33 in Beaumont, 33 in Orange, 35 in Port Arthur. Winds: South 2-5 mph becoming Calm. Mostly sunny, warmer and dry. High near: 64 in Beaumont, 63 in Orange, 63 in Port ...

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  20. Volunteers rescue puppies dumped in marsh, crews still looking for moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | 12NewsNow.Com

    ... area Thursday evening, and the search resumed Friday morning. The searchers came from Groves, Beaumont, Vidor, Port Arthur and Bridge City. Most heard about the rescue effort through the internet. All of the puppies that were rescued have already ...

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