The News

Police in Orange arrested a half-naked man for public intoxication Aug. 5, after receiving call about a reckless driver in the area of John and W. Park Avenues, the Orange Police Department reports.

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Beaumont Police Explorers

Beaumont Police Explorer Scout Post No. 730 demonstrated exceptional policing skills during a competition held at the University of Texas at Arlington recently, Beaumont Police Department Officer and Post Advisor Danny Valdez reports.

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Naomi Lawrence-Lee

Naomi Lawrence-Lee, fired purchasing director for the Beaumont Independent School District, has an Oct. 26 trial date in Criminal District Court in Jefferson County to face a felony theft charge, specifically aggregation of theft by a public servant of more than $1,500 but less than $20,000.

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LUTV news anchors for spring 2015

Lamar University television will get a significant boost from the city of Beaumont with its approval of $263,000 to purchase new equipment using Public, Educational, and Governmental (PEG) Access Channels funding. In 2005, the Texas Legislature passed Chapter 66 legislation authorizing a state-issued certificate of franchise authority for cable and video providers.

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Pvt. Brenden Jackson

Pvt. Brenden Jackson, 18, of Port Arthur, with the Texas Army National Guard's Recruit Sustainment Program volunteer at the boys long jump competition July 31, 2015, at the Texas Amateur Athletic Federation's Summer Games in College Station.

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