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Blue Santa

 

The Orange County Sheriff’s Office helped local children celebrate the Christmas season during their annual Blue Santa event at the VFW in Orange on Dec. 14. Officers and their families volunteered to be Blue Santa’s little helpers and distributed toys to local families who had signed up for the program. The event provided gifts for more than 300 Orange County children.

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Beaumont’s own band of brothers, David Lee and Jimmy Kaiser, invite Southeast Texans to celebrate Christmas on Crockett the Kaiser country way as they hold their 11th annual Christmas concert Saturday, Dec. 21, at Dixie Dance Hall with doors opening at 7 p.m.

Purchase tickets for $10 each at Dixie Dance Hall, 234 Crockett St. in Beaumont, or online at www.dixiedancehall.com. Admission for ages 18 and up only.

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One man was stabbed in Orange in what could have been a gang-related attack, according to a report from the Orange Police Department.

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Beaumonters who hate the long delays they experience due to trains stopped on the tracks at railroad crossings in the city and who have been begging for relief are just going to have to wait — for now at least, according to city attorney Tyrone Cooper.

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