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Orange County Judge Brint Carlton

At a meeting on July 27, the Orange County Commissioners Court voted to withhold funding from the Orange County Economic Development Corporation, which the court indicated would essentially shut down the county EDC. But on Aug.

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Joseph Colone Jr. is facing the death penalty for a Beaumont double murder committed in 2010 but information that surfaced at a recent hearing indicated he will continue to be held in the Jefferson County Correctional

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Thursday, August 13, the 43rd class of the Tri-Agency Citizen’s Police Academy will start, and there are still seats available. Offered twice a year, this free 14-week course teaches the ins and outs of law enforcement and is similar to an actual police academy. Classes are held on Thursday nights from 7 – 9:30 p.m. All classes are taught by police officers, and will include topics such as criminal law, patrol tactics, traffic enforcement, crime scene investigation, SWAT, K-9, and basic firearms training.

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Colin Cummings’ road to world domination had to pass through his own father, Mik

Beaumont now owns bragging rights as home of the youngest Air Hockey World Champion.

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The dog days of summer are here. Southeast Texas’ mid-day temperatures are hovering near the century mark, and high pressure is keeping the rains at bay, meaning little relief from the baking-hot sunshine.

Those high temperatures can also mean higher-than-normal energy bills, particularly as Southeast Texans work to keep their homes air-conditioned. There is, however, free help available to you from Entergy Texas that might take a bite out of your dog days energy consumption.

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