The News

Travis Foret

A Nederland man with a long history of drunk driving was sentenced to prison time Monday, April 21.

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Craig and Patsy Ryan

Cultures all over the world enjoy spicy food from the Chicken Naga curry of India to Camarones a la Diabla of Mexico as do many Southeast Texans — be it Cajun, Tex-Mex, or their family’s secret chili recipe. These dishes usually have one thing in common: chili peppers.

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Orange County Commissioners approved a proclamation recognizing the “Shop Orange County First” campaign, an educational campaign initiated by local chambers of commerce meant to inform and encourage local residents to shop locally.

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Gene Smith

The Orange County Commissioners fired Veterans’ Services Office (VSO) director Gene Smith during a special court session Monday, April 21.

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Officials within Jefferson County and the city of Beaumont are moving quickly to approve a ground lease and begin construction of a water park and hotel at Ford Park.

But not everyone is on board with the possible deal.

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