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Fredrick Lee Davis

Law enforcement officers with the Texas Attorney General’s Fugitive Apprehension Unit and the Duncanville Police Department successfully located and arrested one of the Texas Department of Public Safety’s Most Wanted Fugitives. Fredrick Lee Davis, 25, was arrested Wednesday, Aug. 14, in Duncanville and booked into the Dallas County Correctional Facility.

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Three Beaumont ISD elementary schools not only met state standards but also earned further distinction in all of three key areas, according to a press release from the Texas Education Agency. Under the state accountability system, campuses in Texas that achieve the rating of "Met Standard" can also earn distinction designations for the following:



A gaming application for Android is helping put Beaumont and other local cities on the map. Ingress, a game developed by Niantic Labs and currently owned by Google, utilizes players to mine data for Google Maps. Area players are set to gather in Beaumont on Saturday, Aug. 17, and the public is invited.