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Southeast Texans will have an opportunity to step into the heart of New York City as the Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas Foundation presents “La Soirée: NY State of Mind,” a black tie gala at the Beaumont Civic Center on Saturday, Jan. 31.

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U.S. Attorney Malcolm Bales announced the guilty plea of Saenz-Tamez.

Mexico, Southeast Texas and all of the United States of America is a little safer thanks to the coordinated efforts of numerous law enforcement agencies, investigators and prosecutors who worked together to ensure Gulf Cartel leader Juan Francisco Saenz-Tamez faces justice, U.S.

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Nearly $900,000 of forfeited funds have been paid toward financial losses suffered by the Beaumont Independent School District (BISD), announced U.S. Attorney John Malcolm Bales on Jan. 16.

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A.B. Bernard of BISD speaks with TASB executive search staffer Dr. Bob Smith.

The Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) Executive Search Services, employed by the Beaumont Independent School District Board of Managers to assist with the search for a new superintendent to replace current BISD Superintendent Vernon Butler, has spent hours listening to community stakeholder input as to what qualifications are needed in the new head o

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Brandon Daigle

A recent arrest in Vidor has once again raised concerns about heroin’s presence in Southeast Texas, and the U.S. Attorney says he worries the United States could see more of the dangerous drug coming across the Mexican border due to an increase in interest by cartels.

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Every Saturday night, according to Beaumont officials, upward of 300 unsupervised youths can be seen roving the corridors of Parkdale Mall, participating in public brawls that are becoming harder and harder for police and security personnel to control.

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Fire investigators suspect a wood burning stove may have been the ignition point for a blaze that caused extensive damage to a Beaumont home early this morning, reports Beaumont Fire-Rescue.

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Looking for that special Valentine Day’s treat this year? Advocates for Children Inc., “A CASA Program,” in Orange has just the ticket, literally, for a wonderful night out for your special someone or someones.

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Joe Domino

January is School Board Recognition Month and the Beaumont Independent School District is joining other districts across the state to thank local leaders for their dedication and willingness to serve as advocates for our children and public schools.

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Beaumont police are searching for suspects in an armed robbery of a Family Dollar in which six people were robbed and held at gunpoint, reports the Beaumont Police Department.

According to a news release from BPD, Wednesday, January 21, at 8:38 p.m. officers responded to the Family Dollar at 6010 Hwy. 105 in reference to a possible robbery.

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