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Seated: Perrye K. Turner, special agent in charge of the FBI’s Houston Division;

Numerous leaders from all over Southeast Texas attended Bridging the Gap at Lamar University’s Montagne Center on Tuesday evening, March 31. The forum was organized by the Rev. J.D.

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The Beaumont Independent School District Board of Managers is ready to name a lone finalist in its search for a permanent superintendent. The candidate is set to be announced at a special meeting of the board called for Monday, April 13, at 6 p.m.

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Luca found three kilos of cocaine in a car driven by Marline Roberts.

Tuesday, April 7, 2015, at approximately 10:25 a.m., a deputy with Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office initiated a traffic stop for the traffic violation of “following too closely” on I-10 at the 845 mile marker. Upon making contact with the driver, the deputy noticed an odor of a masking agent and that the driver was extremely nervous. The driver gave the officer consent to search the vehicle.

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Construction has continued on a Confederate memorial being built in Orange since The Examiner last reported on the controversial structure in 2014, and City Attorney John Cash “Jack” Smith said, in spite of the fact that neither he nor the city wants the monument, his hands are tied, legally speaking, at least at the moment.

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The Aerospace and Engineering Design Team from Anahuac will be blasting off rock

While many teenaged students saw the South Texas State Fair as a time to play games and relax on rides, a group of local high schoolers decided to blow off steam a different way – by showing off their handmade rockets.

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Travelers and commuters who work in downtown Beaumont may have noticed the onramp leading from downtown to eastbound Interstate 10 is closed. According to the Texas Department of Transportation, it will remain that way for several months.

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Michael Fisher

Former educator Michael Fisher was found guilty and sentenced to 10 years probation and anger management classes for punching a student while he was employed as a math tutor at Beaumont Independent School District’s Smith Middle School in November 2013. Fisher maintained his innocence throughout his trial, but video surveillance of the incident and witness testimony, including testimony from two fellow educators, convinced a jury otherwise.

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