Beaumont

Chris Boone, Joseph Majdalani, and Steven Jones explore city sites with issues.

Measures are underway in Beaumont to improve accessibility for persons with disabilities, reports the city, and a few city staffers were out and about July 29 discussing problem areas with some local citizens who use power wheelchairs.

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Gayle Botley

In a lawsuit filed in Jefferson County’s 58th District Court on Wednesday, July 15, the Beaumont Independent School District is seeking monetary damages in excess of $1 million from independent auditor Gayle Botley for failing to comply with contractual obligations and professional negligence.

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John Cena

WWE returns to Beaumont on Saturday, Sept. 19, at 7:30 p.m. and the greatest show in sports entertainment is bringing its big guns to Ford Arena. Scheduled on the card is WWE world heavyweight champion Seth Rollins vs. Dean Ambrose as well as United States champion John Cena vs. Kevin Owens. The WWE tag team champions are also scheduled to appear — the Prime Time Players take on New Day — plus many more WWE superstars and Divas. Tickets for the event go on sale Saturday, July 25, at 10 a.m.

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The City of Beaumont will host a Job Fair on Saturday, July 18, from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Theodore Johns Library, 4255 Fannett Road. Onsite interviews will be conducted and skills testing administered for all skilled labor positions.

There are a wide range of full and part-time employment opportunities with the city of Beaumont. Representatives from various departments will be present to speak with you about positions in their departments and answer questions you may have about job openings.

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Mosquito Control has confirmed a positive test for West Nile.

A batch of mosquitoes collected July 7 at Ogden Avenue and Harriot Street in Beaumont tested positive for the West Nile virus, said Kevin Sexton, director of the Jefferson County Mosquito Control District.

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Six people are dead as the result of a two-vehicle crash on US-69 near Colmesneil on June 24, reports DPS Trooper Stephanie Davis.

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According to a news release from the Department of Justice on Tuesday, May 26, the Justice Department filed a lawsuit against the city of Beaumont, alleging violations of the Fair Housing Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act.  The lawsuit, filed in U.S.

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alarm sign

It’s late at night. You’re tucked safely and snugly in your bed, as are your children, when you hear a window break. Panic takes hold as you detect the unmistakable sounds of an intruder in your home. In the rush to protect your family, you forget to grab your phone, so calling 911 is out of the question.

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Josh Green

Police are investigating a shooting that left a Beaumont man dead, reports the Beaumont Police Department.

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