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Lamar University and the Beaumont Foundation of America have announced the 15th in a series of Southeast Texas Legends Scholarships, this one honoring Walter Umphrey, founding partner of Provost Umphrey Law Firm. The $100,000 endowed scholarship will assist underserved Lamar University students, said Lamar President James Simmons.

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Early voting is in full force in Jefferson County. 

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The all-new Lexus 2013 GS 450h continues to be a leader in the hybrid-powered luxury sport sedan category it created six years ago. Combining bold, dynamic styling, 338 total system horsepower and a spacious interior, the GS 450h offers the best of all worlds with its performance, connectivity and comfort features.

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The Jefferson County Bar Association (JCBA) celebrated its fourth annual National Celebrate Pro Bono Week, the week of Oct. 22-Oct. 26, on Tuesday, Oct. 23, at the Event Centre at 700 Crockett St. in downtown Beaumont. The celebration honored attorneys who provide civil legal services without fees to low-income residents who cannot afford to hire lawyers.

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CASA of Southeast Texas invited the community to participate in its first annual Superhero 5K and Kid’s Fun Run Saturday, October 13 out at Parkdale Mall. The CASA Superhero 5K was presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, Controlled Fluids Incorporated, Beaumont Bone and Joint Institute, and Suzanne and Don Maloney.

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