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Baylor College of Medicine will bring a community conference and resource fair to the Beaumont area Wednesday, March 28, to provide an educational seminar and support materials for children with special needs and their parents.

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Just the name “Dahlia” suggests a thing of beauty, distinction and great meaning.  Their beauty makes them popular the world over at florists and in our landscapes.  

Look for this charmer in colors of red, pink, purple, white, blue and the black dahlia, which is actually a burgundy color tied to a warning of betrayal.  But be careful of the color that you choose, you may be sending an entirely different message than you intend.

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Francis has been at the shelter for a few weeks now. She will need a loving, patient home and an owner that has the time to train her. Francis is a loving dog but needs reassurance on the leash.  If you love Dobies and have the time to work with her, then Francis may be the perfect pet for you. Stop by Beaumont Animal Care today and meet Francis and all of her roommates today.  

 

 

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As I write this review, the clouds gather in the sky again for another spring shower. Such is life in Southeast Texas! The book I’m reading this month, Desert Light, offers respite from the rain and takes readers into the beautiful but rugged landscape of West Texas. Odessa poet Loretta Diane Walker, a music teacher by day, lends readers her finely tuned ear and her artistic eye to explore this region of Texas and how it can be both lovely and ugly all at once.

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The Big Thicket of Southeast Texas is a region historically rich in biological diversity. Efforts have been underway since 2006 by the Big Thicket Association’s Thicket of Diversity (ToD) to survey and monitor species through biological inventories, the organization said in a recent statement, adding that 2017 was an active and productive year for the project.

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