The News

Preston Pomykal

Officials with the City of Beaumont are moving quickly to curb a massive, seemingly unforeseen increase in the city’s healthcare spending.

According to Chief Financial Officer Laura Clark, this year’s city healthcare spending jumped some $3 million since last year.

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Terrence Holmes (left) and Raquel West (right)

The stage has been set for the November general election after Democratic primary runoffs decided who will go on to face Republican opponents.

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Byron Earl Bush

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office (JCSO) has released the identity of the man they say fired upon two sheriff’s deputies on Thursday, May 22.

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Scholarships totaling $60,000 were awarded to 26 Southeast Texas students at the Jefferson County Go Texan Scholarship Banquet held Tuesday, May 20, at Big Rich Courville’s Catering in Beaumont.

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A 53-year-old Beaumont man has been charged with molesting his stepdaughters.

Keith Hickman was indicted by a Jefferson County grand jury May 22 for continuing sexual abuse of a child and aggravated sexual assault of a child, both first-degree felonies.

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