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Lamar University hosts Angela Blanchard, president and CEO of Neighborhood Centers, Inc., March 2 in a day that includes two free public lectures and a presentation at a Women and Philanthropy luncheon. Women and Philanthropy promotes philanthropic education, leadership and advocacy by empowering women to be active participants in the giving process.

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The Elmo Willard Branch Library is proud to feature Shaun Best, a local Beaumont resident, who experienced a traumatic brain injury when he was a child, City of Beaumont administrative assistant Rosanna Mojica said in a release. Best has made it his mission to inform others about his injury and discuss his experiences, and the importance of avoiding any kind of brain injury.

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The Little Cypress-Mauriceville High School Honey Bears traveled to Goose Creek Memorial High School this weekend for an HTE Dance Competition, LCM CISD Community Relations Coordinator Sherry Combs said in a release Feb. 27.

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Wilbert Frank

Jefferson County Criminal District Attorney Bob Wortham announced Feb. 27 that Wilbert Anthony Frank, 29, of Port Arthur pleaded guilty to burglary with intent to commit aggravated assault, a first degree felony offense. The guilty plea was entered shortly before jury selection was to begin.

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On Feb. 28, just before 7:30 a.m., Beaumont Fire Rescue units responded to a reported structure fire at 690 Adams Street, Capt. Brad Penisson reported.

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