The News

A telemarketing group calling residents in Southeast Texas to raise money on behalf of the charity group AmVets (American Veterans), based in Maryland, has telemarketers claiming to be members of the military and refusing to give information about the company they work for or how much that company profits from others’ generosity.

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Special to The Examiner from the desk of Jefferson County Precinct 2 Commissioner Brent Weaver:

 

Mowing season is here and many times our county precinct mowers, which operate along the county roadways, are delayed by trash that has been dumped on the side of the roadway.

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BEAUMONT, Texas – A 29-year-old Port Arthur, Texas man has been sentenced to federal prison for drug and gun violations as a result of Operation Time Machine in the Eastern District of Texas announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

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If they build it, well, let’s fact it, someone has to build it, and what is often a thankless job, construction work is some of the toughest and most grueling work around.

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        BEAUMONT, Texas – A 41-year-old Grayson, Georgia man has been sentenced for hurricane-related fraud in the Eastern District of Texas announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

Morris Joseph pleaded guilty on Aug. 26, 2010, to making a false claim and was sentenced to two years probation and ordered to pay $18,188.84 in restitution by U.S. District Judge Ron Clark on Mar. 22, 2011.

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