The News

West Brook High School teacher Rogelio

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Roberto Flores

The problem plaguing the Beaumont Independent School District isn’t just a black and white issue, says Roberto Flores, who claims that Hispanic members of the community are seldom considered and never represented when elected school officials make decisions that affect the education and future of all cultures and races residing in the city.

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The City of Beaumont will resume its Lunch at the Lake series on Monday, March 3, at the Downtown Event Centre from 11 am until 2 pm.

The city provides seating, scenery, and music for all to enjoy. Lunch is available for purchase from mobile food units offering a variety of food and beverage choices. Attendees can also bring their lunch from any eatery. Lunch at the Lake is a family friendly activity, and children can enjoy the new Rotary Centennial Playground near the lake.

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An auto-pedestrian accident in the 8400 block of U.S. 69 in Port Arthur on Feb. 25 at about 10:25 p.m. resulted in the death of 50-year-old Port Arthur resident Lester "LC" Cowart.

According to a news release from PAPD, officers responded to the accident and determined that a person attempting to cross the freeway on foot was struck by a vehicle in the northbound lanes of traffic.

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After a vehicle pursuit and a foot chase, police arrested a man suspected of breaking into cars in the 2200 block of Broadway Street in Beaumont on Feb. 25 at about 3:25 a.m.

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