The News

The city of Beaumont discussed changes to its animal care ordinance Jan. 10, and Jan. 31, City Council approved several ordinance amendments, including making pet sterilization mandatory for adoption and increasing pet limits.

The Animal Care Advisory Committee, a state-mandated committee appointed to assist in improving animal care in Beaumont, recommended changing the adoption fees at Beaumont Animal Services from $30 to $90 for cats and $120 for dogs, with the new fees including spaying or neutering and vaccinations.

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An old scam involving bad checks and bogus job opportunities has claimed a new victim, reports the Orange Police Department (OPD).

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Many Lumberton residents got a nasty surprise over the weekend when a water pump repair caused their tap water to turn brown, while some had already been experiencing discoloration for weeks stemming from the initial pump failure.

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Nederland Police Chief Darrell Bush

A series of car break-ins in Nederland and Port Neches over the last several months have prompted action from some of the residents.

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“Electricity” is a new exhibit at the Museum of the Gulf Coast, on loan from the Franklin Institute, museum curator Sarah Bellian said in a release.

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