The News

Reagan Rothenberger, a Beaumont native and 20-year-old junior at Dallas Baptist University (DBU), was elected president of the Student Government Association (SGA) on April 17 for the 2013-14 school year, and will take office in August.

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NASA image of Hurricane Ike

Rita, Humberto, Ike. Familiar names to all of us in Southeast Texas, names recognized for the damage and destruction these hurricanes brought with them. Are we ready for what may come in 2013?

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A fatal accident in Nederland today left one man dead and his wife injured, police reported.

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The man whose body was discovered on the Orange County side of the Neches River on May 5 has been identified as Desmond Gerard O’Hara of Beaumont, according to a news release from the Orange County Sheriff’s Department. O’Hara, 35-year-old black male, was reported missing by his family to Beaumont Police Department on Feb. 16, 2013.

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Sheriff’s deputies and medical examiners are still working to identify a man who was found dead floating on the Neches River south of the Interstate 10 Purple Heart Memorial Bridge on Thursday, May 16, 2013.

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