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Following Jesus’ example of a public and vociferous chastisement of the powers that be in ancient Judea, Christians all over the nation have fought against what they view as government encroachment on religious freedom of expression.

A group of cheerleaders, local business owners and concerned citizens in Kountze say they are no different.

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Police attempt to pry unknown substance from suspect's mouth

Beaumont police arrested two suspects Thursday, Sept. 20, near Grand Street for possession of a controlled substance, among other charges. 

After pulling over a Ford Crown Victoria near downtown Beaumont on Grand Street, police placed suspects in handcuffs while they searched their vehicle. Upon closer inspection of the suspects, police say they noticed something in a male suspect's mouth. 

One female officer told the man, "Spit it out!" as she placed her hands on the man's throat. 

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Beaumont could be at least $47.8 million richer, pending the approval of an FAA exemption allowing the city to use royalty money from oil and gas underneath the Municipal Airport for city street projects.

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Police say Dothan, Ala. kidnapping suspects are believed to be in East Texas or West Louisiana. According to the statement, an employee with the Department of Human Resources reported the kidnapping of 15-year-old Ailene

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Sgt. Rob Flores of the Beaumont Police Department released a statement Thursday, Sept. 20, saying that police dog Marco has died.

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Nonprofit providing help for victims of sexual assault


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Beaumont opens new Amtrak station

 

The new Amtrak station welcomed its first Sunset Limited bound for New Orleans on Friday, Sept 14. The station features a new platform, a covered waiting area, rest rooms and a police substation.

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A quick buck is hard to pass up, but local churches and businesses say metal thieves do much more than just steal a little copper.

A rash of thefts, mostly copper from air conditioning units as well as copper wire, has churches like Saint Paul Methodist Church in Beaumont’s South Park reeling from damage done in the tens of thousands of dollars.

“It’s a little overwhelming at this point,” said Pastor Ruby Nelson.

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After a few good years and many notable cases, Assistant U.S. Attorney Dave Henderson is retiring



After 40 years of federal service to his country and the judicial system — including 20 in the Marine Corps — Assistant U.S. Attorney Dave Henderson is retiring from a career highlighted by noteworthy cases and distinguishing honors.

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Accusations that Beaumont Independent School District Taylor Career and Technology Center Principal Thomas Amons nixed the campus’ Adult Cosmetology program rather than allow admission to a student he thought was gay were answered by school district administrators this week. After the Sept.

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