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Hostess/server Erica Brown demonstrates one of the unique perks of eating at Mut

For Vidor High School students of decades past, Mutt & Jeff’s – once located where the district is building its new AIM Center east of campus – was where the cool kids hung out, and a popular place to eat. It didn’t have a lengthy menu, and was known mostly for its Frito pies, served in their original chip bags. You couldn’t miss it.

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Rogers & Hammerstein’s lavish musical, The King and I will open the Beaumont Community Players 2015-2016 season on Friday, Sept. 11.

This blockbuster winner of the 2015 Tony Award for best musical revival will be directed by Paula Bothe. Musical director is Garrett DeLa Cerda, and the conductor is Bobby Chapman.

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For 2015, the Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT adds a new Red Vapor special edition package, along with new horsepower and torque numbers.

With a starting MSRP of $64,895, the Grand Cherokee SRT is powered by a 6.4-liter HEMI V8 with 475 horsepower and 470 foot-pounds of torque that is paired to an eight-speed automatic transmission.

Stylish SRT

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At about 7:19 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 2, officers with the Beaumont Police Department arrived in the 2200 block of Sweetgum Lane in response to a reported disturbance involving a man shooting a handgun. Upon arrival, officers learned from witnesses involved in the disturbance that the shooter, 36-year-old Gerald Downs of Beaumont, was nearby in the vicinity.

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A tire blow-out caused a head-on collision near Warren early this morning, sending an elderly man to the hospital.

Just before 8 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 3, a 17-year-old male was driving himself and a 13-year-old passenger to school in Warren in a 2007 Chevrolet pickup truck. The driver was traveling westbound on FM 1943 when approximately four miles east of Warren, a tire blow-out on his truck caused the driver to veer into the eastbound traffic lane, colliding head-on with a 2006 Ford pickup truck.

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