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A search warrant executed in Newton County on Aug. 11 resulted in the discovery of powder and crack cocaine, methamphetamine and firearms, reports the Newton County Sheriff’s Office.

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Eden Jones at the Winners Lounge, where Dominique Sinegal (left) was injured.

A criminal trial last week at the Jefferson County courthouse stretched over three days as jurors considered a charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon – in this case, a shoe.

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In a lawsuit against former Beaumont Independent School District assistant superintendent and Central High School principal Patricia Adams Collins Lambert, student C’Brionne Hendrix is claiming the educator currently under federal indictment for cheating on standardized tests and misappropriation of funds also cheated the pupil of her earned class ranking as salutatorian for the Central High Class o

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Shaunte Guillory, shown here greeting new BISD Superintendent John Frossard

Another Beaumont Independent School District administrator has been placed on paid leave, pending the outcome of an investigation into “testing irregularities” on standardized tests, according to information obtained by The Examiner.

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Madison Chilton with her parents, Rebecca and Jeff

Vidor High School graduate Madison Chilton has been selected to participate in the elite Top Scholar scholarship program administered by the University of Texas in San Antonio.

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school supplies

Saturday, Aug. 15, from 9 a.m. – noon at Lamar State College – Orange Student Center children who attend will receive free school supplies, books, backpacks, haircuts and immunizations as well as the opportunity to take their picture with Batman, Captain America, Iron Man, Spiderman and other special guest stars.

All parents or legal guardians must have valid ID, be present with children and must bring proof of child’s enrollment in Orange County School. You can bring Student ID, report card or letter from the school.

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West Brook football helmet

 West Brook Bruin football players will hold their second annual free car wash in the Alex Durley Stadium parking lot Saturday morning, Aug. 15, from 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Besides early 6 a.m. practice sessions this week, the Bruins have been out asking friends and family for 10 cent pledges for every car they wash on Saturday.  If the Bruins meet their 100-car goal, that would add up to $10 from each donor.

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Creighton

Texas state Sen. Brandon Creighton came to town this week to deliver a report to the Beaumont Rotary Club on the progress made in the 84th session of the Texas Legislature, which ended in May.

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