The News

This week, Crime Stoppers needs your help in locating five fugitives wanted for drug charges.

Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s assistance in getting potentially dangerous dope dealers and drug users, along with the poisonous products they carry, off the streets. To that end, The Examiner will feature a list of five persons accused of drug-related crimes each week 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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Officers with the Beaumont Police Department Narcotics and Special Assignments Unit (SAU) made nine arrests for prostitution throughout the city Oct. 6, reports Sgt. Cody Guedry. The operation targeted problem areas involving prostitution complaints.

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BEAUMONT, Texas — From the Art Museum of Southeast Texas: Frightful creatures and fearsome art activities await at “Eat a Bug!” Family Arts Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29 at the Art Museum of Southeast Texas (AMSET). Children and their families are invited to celebrate Halloween and Day of the Dead by decorating sugar skulls and enjoying a variety of exciting art activities. The Mexican Heritage Society will also perform traditional Mexican Folk Dancing at this Family Arts Day.

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Dan Gresham will be exhibiting his work at 'Food for Art's Sake.'

The Beaumont Art League (BAL) plans to host Food for Art’s Sake, fundraiser and exhibit featuring works by artist and local media personality Dan Gresham on Nov. 5 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. This event will be the first fundraiser like this in the league’s 73-year old history.

Dan Gresham was a local newscaster for the local CBS affiliate for over 30 years before beginning his career as an artist. Gresham signed his first canvas in 2005 after his three children finished school and left home.

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The city of Vidor invites members of the public to stop by the Vidor Public Library to take a quick photo and “put the ‘I’ in Vidor.”

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