The News

These days it is pretty normal for a man to kiss a woman on the second or third date, but in 1949, Arthur Champagne kissed his wife for the first time on the very day he proposed to her – after she said yes of course.

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Beaumont police are searching for this man who they say committed a burglary of a habitation in the 5000 block of Tupelo Street on Jan. 27, according to a post on the department Facebook page on Feb. 10.

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On Feb. 11 at approximately 3:00 p.m., the Texas Department of Public Safety responded to a one vehicle crash on Highway 87 in Newton County, TxDPS Sgt. Stephanie Davis said in a release. The crash occurred just south of Bleakwood.

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Little Cypress-Mauriceville boys powerlifting took first place with a total of 60 points at the Bear Invitational Meet on Feb. 9.

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Effective Feb. 13, at 7 a.m., Plum Avenue between Cable Avenue and Magnolia Avenue will be closed to traffic, City of Beaumont administrative assistant Rosanna Mojica said in a release.

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