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Sandrajean Zahar

Beaumont resident Sandrajean Zahar’s road toward a high school diploma was a bumpy ride. When she was in high school, Sandrajean eloped with her sweetheart, who was leaving for Vietnam.

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Bridgett Hlavinka talks about the food pantry at Nutrition and Senior Services w

“It’s more than just a meal,” Nutrition & Services for Seniors Executive Director Elaine Shellenberger says of the Meals on Wheels program her department administers.

And she’s right. Meals on Wheels provides many seniors much more than a daily meal or lunch delivery. Often, it allows them to maintain their independence.

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UPDATE: Alexandria Guillen was arrested Thursday, April 28, 2016, and charged in the hit-and-run death of Tony Moretti. As of Thursday evening, she was in jail with a total of $40,000 in bonds.

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The City of Beaumont is making progress toward creating a more mobile city for people with disabilities.

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Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s assistance in getting dangerous drug dealers and drug users, along with the poisonous products they carry, off the streets. To that end, The Examiner will periodically feature a list of five persons accused of drug-related crimes here in High Five.

“Crime Stoppers and The Examiner are teaming up to fight the drug problem in Southeast Texas,” Beaumont Police Officer Carol Riley of Crime Stoppers said.

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