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Will Humber of Odom Academy won a grant to purchase a new incubator and

The Beaumont Public Schools Foundation’s grant caravan visited local campuses Friday, May 3, to “grant” the wishes of a number of students and staff of BISD. Several grants were distributed during surprise presentations to the student and staff winners who applied for funding to be used for special projects at their schools.

Four students from Smith Middle School received grant awards along with six staff members from various campuses around Beaumont.

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Each surgical room can be utilized for a number of different things.

Beaumont has a new high-tech surgical facility in the growing West End.

At least 100 doctors, nurses and prospective patients gathered at Beaumont’s new Victory Medical Center on Thursday, May 2, for the facility’s grand opening.

CEO Becky Ames helped cut the ribbon and welcome guests to room after room of hors d'oeuvres and drinks, including salmon, leg of lamb and shrimp.

City Council members, healthcare workers and other staff showed off spacious surgical rooms, each designed to meet a flexible range of surgical needs.

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Kendrick Johnson

Police say a naked man high on PCP broke into a family member’s home Thursday morning, May 9. 

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Stamp Out Hunger 2013

U.S. Postal Service Houston District letter carriers will join together to Stamp Out Hunger across America by providing assistance to the millions of Americans who are struggling to put food on their tables every day.

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Dr. James "Jimmy" Simmons

(Lamar press release)

Lamar University is scheduled to confer a record 1,619 degrees at spring commencement Saturday, May 18, in the Montagne Center. President James Simmons will be the keynote speaker.

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Derek Robinson

Police say they have found the man responsible for the murder of Nicholas Rosen, 22, of Bridge City, after a drug deal turned deadly in northern Beaumont. 

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Jefferson County sheriff’s deputies are searching for a dangerous fugitive, 23-year-old Carlos Efren Rodriguez. According to information from JCSO, the known gang member is wanted for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and should be considered armed and dangerous. No attempt should be made to detain him.

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Girl Scouts would not be possible without the support of adults who guide and provide for local troops in the area. On Friday, April 26, local Girl Scout troops honored the adults who make the organization the success it is.

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Dr. Catalina Castillon

(Lamar press release)

Lamar University has honored Catalina Castillon, associate professor of English and modern languages, as the Distinguished Faculty Lecturer for 2013.

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