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Two men are in custody after police say they were prowling a West End home in order to burglarize it.
Police responded to the 800 block of Shakespeare on Wednesday, April 3, about 11:52 a.m. to find a woman who told them two unknown men rang her doorbell and began prowling her garage.
“When we got there, we didn’t find him at the time,” said BPD spokesman Rob Flores “But officers continued to search the area and they found two males in the same vicinity.”
As officers interviewed the subjects, one man pulled what police described as a sawed-off shotgun on officers.

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The litigation filed against Beaumont ISD in the 9th Court of Appeals to compel the district to follow the law and order the election the same Board of Trustees voted on at the Feb. 21, 2013, meeting has now turned into multiple lawsuits, letter writing campaigns and allegations of racial motivations from all sides. Wednesday night, April 3, a very upset relative of one of the trustee candidates called The Examiner and subsequently came to our offices with two letters.

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Sexually oriented businesses, including strip clubs in Beaumont, might be getting a reprieve after a round of lawsuits against the city of Beaumont were dropped when the city moved to allow two such businesses to obtain a sexually oriented business license.

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Since its introduction in late 2011, the Chevrolet Sonic has been making a name for itself as a small car with big attitude. For 2013, an all-new Sonic RS five-door hatchback model joins the Sonic family.

Sonic family at a glance

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Android powered smart devices, including smart phones and tablets, are currently outselling the other major smart operating systems by a huge margin. While published figures differ, some pundits allege that Android devices outsell Apple’s iOS and Microsoft’s Windows (smart device versions) by factors of between three or seven to one. According to Wikipedia, as of October 2012, Android powered smart phones had captured 75 percent of the market, with more than 500 million devices currently using Android.

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When Holden Smith, a brown-headed and stocky 8-year-old at Sally Curtis Elementary, stepped up to the plate for his turn at the softball toss, the youngster’s autism didn’t hold him back.

With a first place ribbon for the 23-foot toss, Holden was beaming and his father, Michael Smith, was equally proud.

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Surrounded by friends and family and donning their iconic Boy Scout uniforms, 72 young men from across Southeast Texas received the highest rank afforded to young Boy Scouts, that of Eagle Scout, at the MCM Eleganté Hotel in Beaumont on Tuesday, March 26

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Port Arthur Police responded to an aggravated robbery at Central Mall this morning when they received a call from the victim who reportedly was giving a ride to an acquaintance who then stole the driver's money.

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Orange County Sheriff's deputies got more than they bargained for when they stopped for a meal at a restaurant in the 12000 block of F.M. 1442 in Orange.

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