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At least two families are displaced from their homes after a structure fire in a vacant home near downtown Beaumont spread to adjacent homes. 

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Humberto Saenz, Crusado LaLinea, 2008, lithograph

Lamar University’s Dishman Art Museum will host “Modern Impulses and Surreal Dreams: Contemporary Printmakers from Across the Nation” from Dec. 18 to Feb. 25. The exhibition highlights the work of more than 25 nationally recognized printmakers.

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A Beaumont resident has been indicted for recording women in a church bathroom in Orange, according to information provided by Orange County Sheriff's Office (OCSO) Sgt. Chad Hogan.

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According to information from Sgt. Chad Hogan of the Orange County Sheriff's Office (OCSO), on Monday October 1, 2012 the Orange County Sheriff’s Office received a call from the Administration at Community Christian School at 3400 MLK Drive in Orange concerning an Improper Relationship between Educator and Student. The alleged incident involved an educator at the school and a high school student.

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A former coach at Little Cypress Junior High School was indicted for allegations he had an improper relationship with a student at Little Cypress-Mauriceville High School, according to information provided by Sgt. Chad Hogan of the Orange County Sheriff's Office (OCSO).

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There was thunder at the Jack Brooks Regional Airport Tuesday, Dec. 11, but the colossal booming wasn’t weather related.

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Lee Oliver Broussard, a 54-year-old Beaumont resident, has recently absconded and is hiding to avoid arrest.  Broussard is a registered sex offender and currently has a parole violation warrant for a sexual assault that occurred in 1983.

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The Beaumont Public Schools Foundation Inc. (BPSF) surprised seven Beaumont Independent School District staff members and three students by presenting them with grants totaling $6,022.80 during an award caravan Friday, Dec. 7.

BPSF board members distributed the awards by caravanning from campus to campus to give grant-winners a special gift and the materials requested in their respective grant applications.

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Over 5,000 Southeast Texas senior citizens who otherwise might be forgotten this Christmas season will receive gifts and companionship through the seventh annual “Be a Santa to a Senior” program. The Meals On Wheels Program, senior organizations such as The Foundation for the Betterment of Seniors, and area retailers are partnering with event sponsor Home Instead Senior Care to brighten the lives of senior citizens in Orange, Jefferson, and Hardin counties.

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Almost 100 children attended the Buckner Toy Run on Saturday, Dec. 1, on the grounds of the Buckner Children’s Village in Beaumont when Buckner Children and Family Services hosted the yearly event for the boys and girls living at the facility.

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