The News

Culex mosquito

Jefferson County Mosquito Control District (JCMD) reported results of a positive pool of Saint Louis encephalitis virus (SLEV) in the Port Arthur area.

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Hammon

A 32-year-old Beaumont man arrested in June in possession of Lego-shaped blocks suspected of containing THC oil has since been indicted, re-arrested and charged with possession with intent to distribute synthetic marijuana.

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Brown family

Hunger is a silent epidemic that affects the lives of more than 50 million Americans every day and can cause mental and physical problems, impact academic achievement and even hamper economic productivity. But through the efforts of the East Texas Food Bank, supported by both large donors like the Beaumont Foundation of America and the contributions of individuals, no one needs to starve.

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Orange County Justice of the Peace Derry Dunn is back at home after a trip to Crystal Beach resulted in two surgeries and a nearly two-week stay in the hospital.

According to Brooke Hatton, Judge Dunn’s court clerk, the frightening ordeal began with a family vacation on July 25 to Crystal Beach, a trip Dunn has taken since he was a young boy. Although Hatton was unclear on what day Judge Dunn was exposed to the water, she said he went into the ocean to help his grandson.

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As Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder continues to receive pressure from the White House, the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI), The Navajo Nation Council and other Native American groups to change the team’s mascot because it is “a disparaging reference” to American Indians, former Redskins kicker and Livingston, Texas, native Mark Moseley continues to defend the name, having recently spoke out on the matter on Alex Parker’s segment SportsTalk

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