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  1. Grand jury clears 2 former Jasper officers of brutalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    A Jasper County grand jury cleared two former police officers who were caught on video manhandling a woman inside the police station last year.Diggles, who was arrested on suspicion of unpaid traffic tickets, claimed she was left on the floor for hours without medical attention and subjected to a strip search.

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  2. Grand jury clears Jasper officers accused of brutalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | 12NewsNow.Com

    ... According to 12News file stories, the incident resulted in the termination of officers Grissom and Cunningham. Jasper County District Attorney Steve Hollis asked the Texas Rangers to investigate the case after the accusation against the officers was ...

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  3. Body remains found in Jasper Co. last week identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    Family members became concerned after Deaton missed doctor appointments and they couldn't contact him, Jasper County Sheriff Mitchel Newman reported.The couple, who Newman said is known to target churches and fabricate stories to con victims out of money, is traveling with its 6-month-old girl.

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  4. Jasper Co. authorities track down jail escapeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Jasper County authorities managed to track down a trusty who escaped after using prison dogs to find him in the woods about 36 hours after his alleged escape. Sheriff Mitchell Newman said Shane Borel, 39, was seen in the Evadale area and had burglarized a home on County Road 793 around 3 p.m. Saturday.

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  5. Escaped Jasper Co. inmate captured, stolen truck recoveredRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 16 | KBMT

    An inmate that escaped while on trustee duty and stole a Jasper County employee's truck, has been captured in Evadale. Jasper County Sheriff Mitchel Newman said about 2 p.m. on Friday, Shane D. Borel, 39, was working at the Jasper County Precinct 4 Road & Bridge Maintenance Barn on FM 1004 in Buna, when he escaped.

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  6. Persons of interest sought in a Jasper Homicide InvestigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 15 | 12NewsNow.Com

    Persons of interest sought in a Jasper Homicide Investigation - 12 News KBMT and K-JAC. News, Weather and Sports for SE Texas e Jasper County Sheriff's Office wants to located a couple consider persons of interest in connection with a homicide investigation.

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  7. Jasper Sheriff's Office investigating homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 15 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    The Jasper County Sheriff's Office is investigating the homicide of an 85-year-old man whose body was found off County Road 73 on Thursday.

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  8. Jasper Co. sheriff finds body in woodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    The Jasper County sheriff says he found the body of a white man while searching for someone west of Jasper Thursday evening. Sheriff Mitchell Newman said a home health care worker called the sheriff's office and said they had not seen the man they were caring for in a few days.

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  9. Jury Duty Cancelled 1-A District CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    All Jurors summoned to appear before the Honorable Judge Owens, 1-A Distfrict Court of Jasper County, Texas on Monday November 17, 2014 need not appear.

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  10. Jasper County death investigationRead the original story

    Friday Nov 14 | 12NewsNow.Com

    Jasper County sheriff's deputies are investigating a death. A spokesperson for the Jasper County Sheriff's Office said a body was found just west of Jasper.

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  11. Driver of 18-wheeler who hit Kirbyville ISD school bus charged with injury to childRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 10 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    In the wake of the Texas Department of Public's decision to file a felony injury to a child charge against him, the driver of the 18-wheeler that rear-ended a Kirbyville ISD school bus and injured six children on Nov. 5 turned himself into authorities Friday. Robert Watson, 72, of Monroe Louisiana, turned himself in to the Jasper County Sheriff's Office.

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  12. Driver in Kirbyville school bus crash arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 8 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... rear ended a Kirbyville CISD school bus Wednesday morning and injured six students turned himself into the Jasper County jail Saturday morning after investigators obtained an arrest warrant. Davis reported earlier in the week that the school bus ...

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  13. 'Murderabilia' dealer booted from Texas prisonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... of James Byrd, has been put up for auction on the morose marketplace MurderAuction.com Photo: MurderAuction Jasper County criminal district attorney's Mike Wilson and Richard Drake, now retired, hold the chain used to drag James Byrd Jr. behind the ...

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  14. 'Murderabilia' dealer booted from Texas prisons, vows to appealRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | Houston Chronicle

    A prison letter from John William King, one of three white supremacists found guilty in the dragging death of James Byrd, has been put up for auction on the morose marketplace MurderAuction.com A prison letter envelope from John William King, one of three white supremacists found guilty in the dragging death of James Byrd, has been put up for auction on the morose marketplace MurderAuction.com Jasper County criminal district attorney's Mike Wilson and Richard Drake, now retired, hold the chain used to drag James Byrd Jr. behind the pick-up truck in Jasper. The truck used to drag Byrd to his death sits in a Jasper impound lot.

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  15. 18-wheeler smashes into back of Kirbyville ISD bus; 6 suffer minor injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Calling it a "blessing," the Kirbyville ISD superintendent says no students suffered major injuries after a school bus was rear-ended by an 18-wheeler in Jasper County Wednesday morning. Dr. Richard Hazlewood said the bus had come to a complete stop on US 96, north of Kirbyville, at 7:35 a.m. to pick up a group of children and the driver had turned on the flashing lights when the rig crashed into the back of it.

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  16. Kirbyville CISD School Bus Involved in Crash on US-96 in Jasper CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Http

    123Breaking.jpg At approximately 7:30 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 5, there was a two vehicle crash on US-96 that involved a Kirbyville CISD school bus and a truck tractor semi-trailer. This crash occurred approximately four miles North of Kirbyville. At the time of the crash, there were 53 students on the school bus. read more

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  17. Chief Robert MacDonald has big plans for his next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 3 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... for retrieval by multiple categories, save them for evidence on CD s and tag them into the evidence room. Jasper County Sheriffs Office, Texas Rangers, other local police departments? All the members of the police department have a good working ...

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  18. Update on three-vehicle crash in Jasper CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2014 | 12NewsNow.Com

    Alcohol may have played a factor in a three-vehicle accident that happened in Jasper County Saturday night, according to authorities. The major crash happened around 9:30 p.m. on Highway 63 westbound at County Road 114.

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  19. Jasper City Council approves changes to water and sewer ratesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... were: The opening of bids for the sales of 3 tracts of land out of the John Bevil League, Abstract No.2, Jasper County Texas. A motion to allow Kodiak Resources permission to perform Three-Dimensional Seismic program in Jasper County including ...

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  20. Fight like a GirlRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... and is currently struggling with breast cancer herself. Artie Faye Brasher Day was recognized by the Jasper County Commissioners Court in a Resolution of Good Stewardship Awareness for National Breast Cancer Month. Research shows that breast ...

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