The News

In the past week, two transient gold buying operations have been found in violation of a new Texas law requiring businesses and individuals to register and obtain proper licenses before they purchase gold and other precious metals.

Both THR & Associates, operating under one of its aliases Mississippi Valley Gold & Silver Refinery from Springfield, Ill.; and Mason and Davis Metals of Percy, Ark. were found by The Examiner to be operating in violation of the new law – a Class B misdemeanor.

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From the Beaumont Police Department this morning...

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BEAUMONT INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD OF EDUCATION
 
Regular Meeting – January 19, 2012
7:15 p.m.
Board Room – Administration Building
3395 Harrison Street
Beaumont, TX. 77706
 
 
 
I.
Roll Call
Woodrow Reece, President
 
 
Janice Brassard, Vice President
 
 
Terry Williams, Secretary
 
 

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Each year, as the time comes to conduct the annual performance review of Beaumont Independent School District Superintendent Carrol Thomas, there are rumors it will be his last year in the district. But this year the rumors are much louder, and there’s a twist – Thomas is supposedly shopping a $1 million contract buyout.

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The official announcement will be made Tuesday morning but Southeast Texas EMS is closing its doors and leaving residents in rural parts of Jefferson County, The Examiner has confirmed. And county officials have been scrambling for the past 24-hours to ensure residents will have ambulance service when they need it.

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