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Petty Officer 2nd Class Bradley Pigage, an Air Station Houston rescue swimmer, r

A 33-year-old man was rescued by a Coast Guard aircrew when his boat ran aground Friday, Dec. 14, approximately 7 miles southeast of Port Arthur.

The daughter of an employee from Dustin Gulf Seafood reported the missing man to Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders, saying that the man had not arrived at his usual time.

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ceremonial mace

As the academic processionals march through the Montagne Center for Lamar University’s commencement ceremonies this Saturday, Dec. 15,they will follow a university mace that received a recent facelift thanks to the work of a Lamar alumnus.

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Regina Rogers

Lamar University is scheduled to confer 1,193 degrees at fall commencement Saturday, Dec. 15, in the Montagne Center. Community activist Regina Rogers will be the keynote speaker.

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1170 Center Street

At least two families are displaced from their homes after a structure fire in a vacant home near downtown Beaumont spread to adjacent homes. 

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Humberto Saenz, Crusado LaLinea, 2008, lithograph

Lamar University’s Dishman Art Museum will host “Modern Impulses and Surreal Dreams: Contemporary Printmakers from Across the Nation” from Dec. 18 to Feb. 25. The exhibition highlights the work of more than 25 nationally recognized printmakers.

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A Beaumont resident has been indicted for recording women in a church bathroom in Orange, according to information provided by Orange County Sheriff's Office (OCSO) Sgt. Chad Hogan.

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According to information from Sgt. Chad Hogan of the Orange County Sheriff's Office (OCSO), on Monday October 1, 2012 the Orange County Sheriff’s Office received a call from the Administration at Community Christian School at 3400 MLK Drive in Orange concerning an Improper Relationship between Educator and Student. The alleged incident involved an educator at the school and a high school student.

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A former coach at Little Cypress Junior High School was indicted for allegations he had an improper relationship with a student at Little Cypress-Mauriceville High School, according to information provided by Sgt. Chad Hogan of the Orange County Sheriff's Office (OCSO).

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There was thunder at the Jack Brooks Regional Airport Tuesday, Dec. 11, but the colossal booming wasn’t weather related.

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Lee Oliver Broussard, a 54-year-old Beaumont resident, has recently absconded and is hiding to avoid arrest.  Broussard is a registered sex offender and currently has a parole violation warrant for a sexual assault that occurred in 1983.

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