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Robert Arnold

 

More than three years have passed since 28-year-old Marine veteran James Whitehead was shot dead outside an Orange auto parts store by off-duty OPD Captain Robert Arnold, but the legal battles surrounding the homicide are just now coming to a close, with the officer awarded damages totaling $600,000 for loss of employment related to the shooting.

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Kree Harrison

Kree Harrison walked away from American Idol with second place and a new nickname — “Kreedom” — a name she received from R&B sensation Nicki Minaj, a polarizing Idol judge who both explicitly criticized and praised Harrison’s performances during the show’s 12th season, but also even innocently proposed to the contestant.

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With Jefferson County commissioners and the Texas Association for Home Care & Hospice declaring November “Home Care & Hospice Month,” what better time to get colorful for a cause by participating in the Compassion Color 5K run set for Saturday, Nov. 9, at the Beaumont Event Centre?

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Photo: Big Thicket Natural Heritage Trust members Tom Maddux and Ellen Buchanan

The Big Thicket Natural Heritage Trust is a small group of dedicated individuals organized with the mission to protect wildlife, biodiversity and the natural communities of the Big Thicket through encouragement of land stewardship values that promote sustainable communities.

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Ninety-three years into its charter, Beaumont Unit 33 has produced the 93rd state president for the American Legion Auxiliary.

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