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Family and friends of fallen Beaumont police officers joined the department and a community of first responders at a ceremony at the downtown police station May 11 to honor those killed in the line of duty.

Uniformed officers escorted family members of fallen officers to their seats in the front rows near the steps leading up to the memorial star displaying badges emblazoned with the names of 17 officers killed while protecting and serving the populace.

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Returning Beaumont City Council members welcomed a new member to the council during a swearing-in ceremony at City Hall on May 16 during which each took the oath of office, assuming responsibility for their constituencies and promising to faithfully serve the municipality in which they live.

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One by one, they came before the Beaumont ISD Board of Managers time and time again to plead for reprieve, but residents of Bevil Oaks were ultimately rebuffed in their quest to secede from the district by a board vote cast Tuesday, May 16.

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Bill Worsham and Stephanie Gonzales of LJA Engineering Inc.

The rebuilding of storm-battered sand dunes and the revitalization of essential marshes is currently underway at McFaddin Beach, and project leaders recently received a necessary grant extension so they can hold onto federal funds earmarked for the coastal restoration project.

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On May 18 at about 2:30 a.m., Beaumont Police responded to the 1700 block of E. Cardinal Drive in reference to a report of a robbery in progress at the Exxpress Mart #28, Sgt. Cody Guedry said in a release.

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