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Parents were notified Wednesday night, Feb. 21, that Beaumont Independent School District campuses would be participating in safety training on Thursday, Feb. 22, and Friday, Feb. 23.

“Please be advised that the district is conducting lockdown intruder drills on all secondary campuses on tomorrow and Friday,” BISD spokesperson Nakisha Burns advised. “The drills will be under the direction of the Beaumont ISD Police Department.”

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Matthew Norman, 27, was arrested for burglary of a building Feb. 20 after police responded to a burglary in progress at Family Dollar located at 1550 Calder Ave. in Beaumont.

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Office of the Public Works has announced that the intersection of North 14th Street and Harrison Avenue will be closed to all through traffic today, 

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Police in Beaumont arrested two men accused of robbing a pizza delivery driver over the weekend, according to the Beaumont Police Department.

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Longtime councilwoman and community leader Gethrel "Get" Williams-Wright passed away overnight at a Beaumont hospital Feb. 18. 

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