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The Beaumont Convention and Visitors Bureau, in collaboration with the U.S. Travel Association, will celebrate National Travel & Tourism Week May 4-12.

“Travel supports 14.6 million jobs across the nation, including over 3,000 right here in Beaumont,” said Dean Conwell, executive director for the Beaumont CVB. “We have a full week of activities planned to let our elected officials and local citizens know about the positive effect travel has on Beaumont’s economy and people.”

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Bartholomew Granger, center, was convicted of capital murder in the shooting dea

One of the most high-profile capital murder trials in Beaumont’s history has ended with a verdict of guilty for Jefferson County Courthouse shooter Bartholomew Granger, but sentencing the murderous "Mr. Hyde" may take longer than expected. 

Granger seemed unmoved by the verdict Tuesday, April 30, but eventually shouted at prosecutors and jurors in open court on Wednesday and Thursday.

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During the offseason, you prepare to face your enemy. For Jefferson County Mosquito Control, that enemy is West Nile Virus and other mosquito – borne illnesses.

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In 1989, one of the longest-running primetime TV shows made its debut in Broward County, Fla., displaying the everyday dealings of America’s police officers.

Now more than 22 years since its debut, the iconic show COPS, with its unmistakable “Bad Boys” theme song by Inner Circle, is coming here to Beaumont.

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Vidor city councilman and mayoral candidate Trey Haney could have trouble in his bid to replace incumbent Ken Crawford after a public intoxication arrest in Orange over the weekend.

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