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Ingress

 

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. 

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Henry "Sonny" Stevenson

 

Orange County resident Henry R. “Sonny” Stevenson says his business is on hold and his hands are tied when it comes to getting his enterprise going again. Why? Stevenson said his land is in the floodway and FEMA won’t allow him to repair the levee on the property. 

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Bonaventure Lee

A Beaumont woman was sentenced to five years probation and a $500 fine after she pleaded guilty to injury to a child Monday, Aug. 14.

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Kaleb Baker's mother

A Beaumont teen with what had seemed like a bright future pleaded guilty Monday, Aug. 12, to robbery and evading arrest after a home invasion led to a chase June 16. 

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