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A man impersonating a peace officer reportedly stopped a Bridge City man on Friday, May 9 at about 9 p.m. on Interstate 10 East on the Neches River Bridge near the Orange County line, deputies reports. Investigators are looking into the report but want citizens to be on the alert for the possible pretender.

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Beaumont Fire Rescue units responded to an early morning fire just before 5:30 a.m. on Monday, May 19, that appears to have begun in the kitchen of the residence and spread to the attic, according to investigators.

The Beaumont Fire Department reports units responded to a reported structure fire in the 3600 block of West Lynwood Drive. When firefighters arrived, they found the attic of the home on fire. The homeowner and his daughter were home at the time of the fire and were able to escape without injury.

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Firefighters in Beaumont responded to a structure fire in the 5900 block of Falcon Lane in Beaumont shortly after 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 15.

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The Examiner has obtained a copy of the filings made on behalf of the Texas Education Agency in a Travis County District Court while fighting a request for temporary restraining order, temporary injunction and permanent injunction filed by the Beaumont Independent School District asking for a reprieve in the pending TEA takeover.

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The Beaumont Independent School District has been granted a temporary retraining order barring the Texas Education Agency from appointing a Board of Managers to replace the local elected Board of Trustees, and also precluding the state agency from removing current BISD superintendent Timothy Chargois and appointing a new interim superintendent.

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