The News

An 80-year-old Jefferson County resident is dead after he drowned while mowing the law, investigators suspect.

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BISD PRESS RELEASE from school district communication director Jessie Haynes – Dr. Timothy Chargois announced today his plans to resign Oct. 31, 2014, as superintendent of schools for the Beaumont Independent School District. Dr.

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Workers attempting to cap a natural leak that reportedly resulted from a drilling operation at an oil well on Gulf Road near FM 408 in the Orangefield area of Orange County on Wednesday, June 25, faced some delay on Friday, June 27, due to weather conditions but got right back to work as soon as the rain cleared, says Chris Barteau, General Counsel for Benchmark Oil and Gas Company, a subsidiary of Dome Energy.

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Press release from the Department of Justice: A 23-year-old Houston man has been arrested for a bank robbery in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.     Christopher M.

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Sondra Reed

Former Vidor Independent School District teacher Sondra Reed now faces criminal prosecution for engaging in what prosecutors say was an improper relationship between the educator and a student.

The indictment was filed June 25 in the 128th District Court, and Orange County District Attorney John Kimbrough signed off that the case is ready for trial on June 26.

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