The News

Osama Fayyaz and Naureen Gheewalla

On Feb. 16 around 7:15 p.m., Jefferson County Sheriff's Office (JCSO) deputies participated in a joint drug checkpoint operation with the Beaumont Police Department, DEA, ATF and FBI on I-10 near Hwy 365, JCSO Capt. Crystal Holmes reported Feb. 17.

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Beaumont election deadline arrives

Beaumont City Clerk Tina Broussard has rejected the application of would-be mayoral candidate Hani

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The inside, eastbound lane of IH 10 from Adams Bayou to SH 87 in Orange will be closed tonight, 7 p.m. - midnight, to move construction equipment, TxDOT spokesperson Sarah Dupre said in a release on Feb. 17.

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Although Beaumont City Clerk Tina Broussard was required to remove mayoral candidate Hani Tohme from the municipality’s elections ballot due to concerns over voter registration, incumbent Mayor Becky Ames drew competition for the elected post from Jude Paredez and Christopher Jones.

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Three drug-related convictions in Jefferson County and Hardin County were handed down this week.

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