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The restored home at 1357 Broadway St. in Beaumont has been a labor of love in progress for over two years for designer Jeff McManus of McManus Company. McManus will be extending his hospitality to an old friend and artist Cathy Jeffers during “First Thursday” on Thursday, May 2, from 6-8 p.m., which is nestled behind the Mildred Building.

This evening is free and open to the public and light refreshments will be served.

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The family of a Beaumont man killed March 17 at a local night club is asking for the public to come forward with any information relating to their family member’s death.

Quincy Davis was at Bar 23 Social Lounge at about 3:40 a.m. when relatives say a domestic dispute occurred between acquaintances of Davis. His attempt to intervene ended with many shots being fired from multiple weapons and ultimately, with Davis killed and two others injured.

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Criminal District Attorney Bob Wortham and Beaumont Police Chief Jimmy Singletary announced April 25 that a Jefferson County grand jury returned indictments on three individuals involved in the trafficking of a 12-year-old female. The indictments are the result of a joint investigation involving the Beaumont Police Department, Homeland Security Investigations and the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office.

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An 11-year-old boy was killed April 24 as a result of a collision in Vidor.

Texas Department of Public Safety troopers responded to a reported crash at the intersection of FM 105 and Lakeview Cutoff at about 8 p.m. Emergency responders transported the boy to a Beaumont hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

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 The Salvation Army will be welcoming volunteers partnered with KaBOOM! and the Rebuild Texas Fund to build a kid-designed playground in just six hours on Saturday, April 27, at the Salvation Army of Beaumont. This playground comes as continued support Beaumont has received in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, even more than a year after the disastrous event.

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