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“This is their way to stick it to the kids one more time,” BISD West Brook High School football booster club president Joey Hilliard said after receiving official notice that the school district plans to take over the football game concession f

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photo by Kevin King

Southeast Texans welcomed home Josh Yarbrough on Wednesday, May 14, in a ceremony honoring the nine-year Marine Corps veteran at his new house in Port Neches.Josh and his wife, Rachael, and their two sons, Patrick, 1, and Sean, 7, were greeted by a crowd of American-flag waving patriots at the family’s newly constructed home on Silkwood in Port Neches.

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Justin Mottox

Two men have been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after a shooting on Crockett Street early Thursday morning, May 22.

Shortly after 1:30 a.m. Thursday morning, Beaumont Police responded to a possible shooting in the 200 block of Crockett Street, where they located two shooting victims — a 21-year-old man from Kountze and a 25-year-old man from Beaumont.

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Effective teachers not only educate, but also create memories that remain with their students for a lifetime. They don’t just know the content they teach; they know how to explain it. It’s the algebra teacher who takes the time to go over the Pythagorean theorem repeatedly for those who don’t understand it in class and stays after school to work with those same students on his or her own time for as long as needed until they do.

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After deliberating little more than 30 minutes, a six-man jury has found Jessie Haynes guilty of blocking a public passageway on Thursday, May 22. 

The verdict comes after more than an hour of closing arguments Thursday. 

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