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As Southeast Texas looks forward at the months-long hurricane season, NOAA forecasters and local emergency responders say the time is now to prepare for what could potentially be early and  destructive storms.

First responders across the area are performing drills to perfect evacuation efforts and disseminating information to ready local residents for a quick exit if evacuation becomes mandatory.

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Local Poet Detrick Hughes will hold a series of workshops planned starting in September at the Theodore John Library.

He will feature his work at Poetry Renaissance on August 21.

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On Tuesday, June 6, the Beaumont City Council voted to formally establish a Beaumont Youth Advisory Council (BYAC). The BYAC will be composed of 12 students who must live in Beaumont, be in the 10th or 11th grade, and attend one of these six schools:

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On Friday, June 2, at about 6 a.m., the Galveston County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant in the 5000 block of Edgewater Drive in Dickinson, Texas, Sheriff Henry Trochesset said in a release.

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The Museum of the Gulf Coast is holding a book signing for NFL player Jamaal Charles on June 9 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Jamaal Charles has released a new book called Middle School Rules, which was reviewed by Sports Illustrated in March of this year.

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