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How Mesquite Became the Rodeo Capital of Texas

March 29, 2024 | By

How Port Arthur Became the Official Cajun Capital of Texas

September 21, 2023 | By John Lumpkin

Port Arthur is known to some for petrochemicals, Gulf Coast hurricanes, and being the hometown of rock star Janis Joplin and Dallas Cowboys coach Jimmy Johnson.

The June 2024 cover of Texas Highways: Treasures from the Coast

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