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Beaumont firefighter battled a residential fire at 3115 Westmont Drive on Saturday afternoon, June 28, Beaumont Fire Rescue reports.

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Update from the Orange County Sheriff's Office:

Workers repairing the leaking well are making good progress. Work on the rig will continue during daylight hours only due to safety factors. The work may need to continue through the weekend until the well head is repaired.

 

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An 80-year-old Jefferson County resident is dead after he drowned while mowing the law, investigators suspect.

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BISD PRESS RELEASE from school district communication director Jessie Haynes – Dr. Timothy Chargois announced today his plans to resign Oct. 31, 2014, as superintendent of schools for the Beaumont Independent School District. Dr.

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Workers attempting to cap a natural leak that reportedly resulted from a drilling operation at an oil well on Gulf Road near FM 408 in the Orangefield area of Orange County on Wednesday, June 25, faced some delay on Friday, June 27, due to weather conditions but got right back to work as soon as the rain cleared, says Chris Barteau, General Counsel for Benchmark Oil and Gas Company, a subsidiary of Dome Energy.

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