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Firefighters battled and beat a blaze on Blackmon in Beaumont on Sunday, Nov. 23 but not before the fire caused significant damage to a residence there, Beaumont Fire Rescue reports.

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City offices, including Water Customer Service and all library branches, for the City of Beaumont will be closed on Thursday, November 27, Friday, November 28, and Saturday, November 29 in observance of Thanksgiving.

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Photo from 2013 Turkey Trot

Turkey-clad joggers will run through the streets of downtown Beaumont Thanksgiving morning for the Triangle Therapeutics Turkey Trot. The race begins at 8 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 27, at the Beaumont Event Centre.

The Beaumont Turkey Trot is one of many held around the country on Thanksgiving morning. Sea Rim Striders, a local club for runners and walkers, organizes the Beaumont event every year. This year Triangle Therapeutics is the title sponsor for the second time.

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Mugshots of the five men charged with murder

Beaumont Police Department detectives have five suspects in the murder of two men that occurred in the 3300 block of Roland Road on Friday, Nov. 21, 2014. All suspects are currently in the custody of BPD and will be booked in for murder, the department said in a press release.

Police say the murders occurred as the result of a drug deal that turned into a robbery attempt.

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A construction crew works at the site of the H-E-B store at College and 11th.

H-E-B, city officials, and community leaders celebrated the start of construction of H-E-B’s newest store, located at the corner of College and 11th streets, with a groundbreaking Monday, Nov. 17.

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Jamie Smith

The recount requested by losing candidate, Republican Charlie Wiggins, is complete, and the original determination stands – Democratic candidate for Jefferson County district clerk Jamie Smith is still the winner.

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Contestants for Mr. Habitat 2015

Contestants for Mr. Habitat 2015 showed their muscles and giving spirit Friday, Nov. 14, when they came out to the St. Anthony Cathedral Apostle’s Build house on Galveston Street in Beaumont to help remove lumber, shingles and other construction debris — clearing the site for Del Papa volunteers who came out on Saturday.

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When you spend your hard-earned money, take a second to think about those merchants offering their products and services right here in Southeast Texas. They are part of our community, your friends and neighbors, and deserve your support.

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Press release from the Beaumont Police Department:

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