77彩票网appThe year is almost over, and it's been a memorable one for Southeast Texas.

While there was plenty of fun to be had in Houston in 2019, plenty of other towns not far from the Bayou City proved they could party just as hard.

From Galveston to Beaumont, see some of the best social scenes Southeast Texas had to offer this year in the gallery above.

One of the most memorable events of the year (and not for all the right reasons) was Galveston's "Go Topless" weekend. More than 100 people were arrested on a variety of charges at the annual event that brings together hundreds of Jeep drivers.

The controversial event on Crystal Beach sparked a petition after police were forced to respond to nonstop calls77彩票网app of public intoxication, driving while intoxicated, vehicle burglary and other offenses, according to earlier reports in the Houston Chronicle.

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Thankfully, many of the year's other events, like Beaumont's Beaux Arts Ball and  Lamar University's Fan Fest, didn't result in quite the same amount of anarchy.

The Beaumont Enterprise contributed to this report.

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