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Chris Boone, Joseph Majdalani, and Steven Jones explore city sites with issues.

Measures are underway in Beaumont to improve accessibility for persons with disabilities, reports the city, and a few city staffers were out and about July 29 discussing problem areas with some local citizens who use power wheelchairs.

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Kenneth Semien, president, Beaumont Area Council of the Blind, honors volunteers

Numerous local businesses and nonprofits, along with members of the community participated in the ADA Symposium & Resource Fair at Rogers Park on July 23 to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act and learn about local services offered to persons with disabilities.

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beer mug

Members of the Beaumont City Council recently met to discuss the possibility of a city-sponsored Oktoberfest event, and at a City Council meeting July 28, took a step in that direction, also talking about the potential for other themed events in the future.

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eaumont Fire Rescue responded to a leaking tanker truck.

A tanker truck leaking hazardous material resulted in the closure of several major streets in downtown Beaumont about noon Wednesday, July 29.

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Asuspect who was being booked into the jail spat on a sheriff's deputy

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office has released video of a February incident at the county correctional facility in which a deputy struck a handcuffed inmate multiple times after she spat on him. The incident resulted in an internal affairs investigation that led to the officer’s unpaid suspension. He is now back at work.

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