The News

Texas Rose Saloon at 2013 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway in Beaumont welcomes New Orleans rock act The Breton Sound on Thursday, May 28, at 7 p.m. For ticket information, call (409) 833-3900. Jonathan Pretus (vocals), Stephen Turner (guitar), Joe Bourgeois (bass) and John Bourgeois (drums) make up the band that is touring in support of its third studio record, Don’t Be Afraid of Rock & Roll Volume 1. Also performing will be A. Sinclair of Austin.

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Lamar Institute of Technology will hold five orientation sessions for new students who plan to attend LIT in the fall. Each session will last an hour. There will be a separate orientation held at the same time for parents.

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Brad Burnett and Channa LeDoux

Channa LeDoux was well on her way to becoming a high school dropout in 2014. With poor grades, poor attendance and just plain poor, Channa had nothing going for her. Or so people thought.

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Nathan Stephens and Hannah Willis

In the early morning hours of Thursday, May 28, a suspected drunk driver plowed into the vehicle of 24-year-old Hannah Willis of Beaumont, killing the young woman.

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