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Mary Meaux, Author at Port Arthur News

Local

Area police & prosecutors battle expanding human trafficking, sex trade

Sex trafficking is a major problem in Southeast Texas, as evidenced the by the recent arrest of 21 men in a Beaumont sting, sometimes leading ... Read more

by Mary Meaux, Thursday, October 29, 2020 12:20 am

Columns

MARY MEAUX: PAPD, others help local woman raising her 3 nieces

Good deeds should not go unnoticed. Earlier this week Port Arthur Police Sgt. Heather Rowe, who is the department’s mental health liaison, along with Lauree ... Read more

by Mary Meaux, Thursday, October 29, 2020 12:03 am

Local

Police arrest 3 Port Arthur men, ages 17 & 18, following Oct. 11 killing, car-jacking

An 18-year-old Port Arthur man is in jail following a Beaumont killing, and two 17-year-old Port Arthur males are charged with aggravated robbery from an ... Read more

by Mary Meaux, Wednesday, October 28, 2020 3:00 pm

Local

PHOTOS — The Avenue Coffee and Café offers fresh tastes, aromas

Meagan Hockett, baker at The Avenue Coffee and Café in Port Neches, works on Hot Chocolate Hockett Pocketts, a creation of her own. Read more

by Mary Meaux, Wednesday, October 28, 2020 12:17 am

Groves

Police release victim’s name, bond information following Groves killing

GROVES — Groves Police have identified the man who was killed in the early morning hours on Monday as Melvin Dewayne Simon, 33, of Groves. ... Read more

by Mary Meaux, Tuesday, October 27, 2020 11:19 am

Local

See what’s scheduled this week for Halloween family fun

Port Arthur and Lamar State College’s Trunk or Treat activities will take place COVID-19 style. Port Arthur Police Det. Mike Hebert said their Trunk or ... Read more

by Mary Meaux, Tuesday, October 27, 2020 12:20 am

Local

Local woman shares details of scary encounter with suspicious men, vehicles following her

The driver of a vehicle who reportedly followed a woman in a Walmart parking lot has been identified and the vehicle located. Port Arthur Police ... Read more

by Mary Meaux, Monday, October 26, 2020 3:58 pm

Groves

UPDATE: Groves man arrested Monday for murder, victim found strangled

GROVES — Groves Police have identified the man who was killed in the early morning hours on Monday as Melvin Dewayne Simon, 33, of Groves. ... Read more

by Mary Meaux, Monday, October 26, 2020 3:32 pm

Groves

Groves Pecan Queen strives for best, ready for responsibility of second year

GROVES — Groves Pecan Queen Grace Richard loves the way her town comes together, especially in times of need, and believes that’s what makes local residents ... Read more

by Mary Meaux, Saturday, October 24, 2020 12:40 am

Groves

Port Neches-Groves theater bringing real who-done-it to stage

PORT NECHES — The names, weapons and rooms are as familiar as the board game that was made into a movie. And now Clue, the ... Read more

by Mary Meaux, Friday, October 23, 2020 12:29 am

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