It promised to be a fairly quiet week at the Jefferson County Courthouse with most of the judges slated to attend a judicial conference in Dallas. It was not some sort of junket; judges earn up to 9.5 hours continuing judicial education credits. Of course, most of our judges are plenty smart when the voters tap them for their office, but there is always more to learn – and it doesn’t cost county taxpayers a dime as the conference is funded by a grant from the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals.

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Personnel Specialist 3rd Class Joanna Banda, a Port Arthur native and administra

MILLINGTON, Tenn. — Personnel Specialist 3rd Class Joanna Banda, a Port Arthur native and administrative assistant at Navy Recruiting Command (NRC), joined a group of fellow Sailors to participate in a community relations project at two Tennessee elementary schools March 25 as part of the command’s Adopt-A-School Program.

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The good news is that the number of domestic fish stocks listed as overfished or subject to overfishing has dropped to a low not seen since 1997, according to the National Marine Fisheries Service. 

A recent NMFS report highlights the United States’ continued progress towards sustainably managing fish stocks.

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Pulled Pork

When driving up to this rustic-looking butcher shop, you feel like you are in a different time, back when quality was as important as quantity, and the freshness of products was a priority.

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Candidates vying for Beaumont City Council and mayor argued political positions and answered questions from the media at a Press Club of Southeast Texas meeting April 16 at Café del Rio in Beaumont.

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