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Uber Beaumont

Uber’s ride sharing program will kick off in Beaumont Thursday, Feb. 4, and the company is celebrating the market launch with free rides through the weekend.

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Police in Beaumont are investigating a shooting that left one man wounded, the Beaumont Police Department reports. 

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A Beaumont woman was stabbed when a family dispute turned violent on Feb. 2, reports the Beaumont Police Department.

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Constable Nick Saleme allegedly in violation of election law

An allegedly visible violation of campaign rules put a Jefferson County official on the hotseat Tuesday, Feb. 2. According to Jefferson County District Attorney Bob Wortham, county Constable Precinct No. 1 “Nick” Saleme could be found in violation of campaign law due to inclusion of his county-issued email address on posted signage.

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 River Shynette Gobert

A 22-year-old Beaumont man was sentenced to federal prison Tuesday, Feb. 2, for carjacking and killing another Beaumont man in 2015.

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