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Joseph Colone Jr. is facing the death penalty for a Beaumont double murder committed in 2010 but information that surfaced at a recent hearing indicated he will continue to be held in the Jefferson County Correctional

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Thursday, August 13, the 43rd class of the Tri-Agency Citizen’s Police Academy will start, and there are still seats available. Offered twice a year, this free 14-week course teaches the ins and outs of law enforcement and is similar to an actual police academy. Classes are held on Thursday nights from 7 – 9:30 p.m. All classes are taught by police officers, and will include topics such as criminal law, patrol tactics, traffic enforcement, crime scene investigation, SWAT, K-9, and basic firearms training.

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Colin Cummings’ road to world domination had to pass through his own father, Mik

Beaumont now owns bragging rights as home of the youngest Air Hockey World Champion.

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The dog days of summer are here. Southeast Texas’ mid-day temperatures are hovering near the century mark, and high pressure is keeping the rains at bay, meaning little relief from the baking-hot sunshine.

Those high temperatures can also mean higher-than-normal energy bills, particularly as Southeast Texans work to keep their homes air-conditioned. There is, however, free help available to you from Entergy Texas that might take a bite out of your dog days energy consumption.

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A Beaumont firefighter had to seek medical treatment resulting from battling a fire at a Beaumont residence on Aug. 6, Beaumont Fire-Rescue reports.

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