Sharon Brooks

Gage Barker and Dr. Harold Steward, 32nd-degree Masons of Beaumont Masonic Lodge No. 286, and their fraternity brothers accepted a mission three years ago – a mission to feed the hungry in Southeast Texas. Twice each year ever since, they have taken it upon themselves to provide barbecue chicken dinners complete with “all the fixings” to the local soup kitchen at Some Other Place (SOP) in Beaumont.

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Looking for a good cause to support or an exquisite evening on the town? Look no further. The Girls’ Haven STARS Dinner at the Event Centre on Oct. 24 offers both a night of elegance and the opportunity to donate to an organization that is benefiting some of Southeast Texas’ most vulnerable and promising youth.

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In August 2012, The Examiner blew the lid off the Syam tax scam, exposing the corrupt company and its staff of swindlers exploiting hundreds of elderly and disabled taxpayers in order to line their own pocketbooks. After intense scrutiny, investigators’ efforts have finally borne fruit.

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The Pride Parade and Festival scheduled for June 21 in downtown Beaumont, the first of its kind in the city, is meant to bring Beaumonters from a variety of backgrounds together in a celebration of diversity, highlighting good will among people of all races, ages and sexual orientations, accordin

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Orange County celebrated the upcoming Sheriff’s Office 20th annual Cops N Kids Picnic to be held on Friday, June 20, with a proclamation June 16 naming the day of the event “Cops N Kids Day.”

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A gaming ordinance tabled at last week’s Beaumont City Council meeting passed unanimously on Tuesday, June 10, with a few changes.

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Aaron and Summer Conn

After a three-day trial ending with approximately five hours of deliberation, on Friday, May 23, jurors found Curtis Allen Garrison guilty of capital murder in the Nov. 23, 2012 slayings of Aaron and Summer Conn of Vidor.

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By Sharon Brooks

Staff Writer

 

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Laci and Zoey Randall

Before Zoey Claire Randall was ever born, doctors knew something was wrong with her heart.

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Christine Johnson and Baby Faith

A trial date of June 30 has been set for Christine Johnson, the mother accused of the sustained and acute abuse of her daughter, Baby Faith Mason, in August 2013.

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