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Every day, Rickey Green shakes off the early morning grogginess, loads his mower and edger, his gas can and broom, and sets out from his home on Pennsylvania Avenue on a bike to serve his eager clients.

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A new program initiated by Save Our Children (S.O.C.) has recently been implemented in four Beaumont schools with the purpose of boosting the reading capabilities of Beaumont Independent School District students. And those involved in the program say it seems to be working.

Beaumont resident and S.O.C. found­er the Rev. J.D. Roberts said he noticed a disturbing trend in local schools.

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The scene at Nederland Municipal Court is repeated on a regular basis. Thanks to a quirk in the law, misde­meanor cases filed against youth ages 12 to 17 are heard here, not in juvenile court.

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Patricia Lambert

After The Examiner first detailed the inconsistencies between BISD assistant super­intendent of secondary educa­tion Patricia Adams Collins Lambert’s actual educational pedigree and what is touted as her “Harvard-trained, highly-functional, extremely-gifted educator” background, the Beaumont Independent School District released the publicly available contents of

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Sharika Allison

Sharika Allison became an employee with the Beaumont school district in 2008 on the exact same day as her boss, Devin McCraney, and currently holds the title of BISD comptroller.

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