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When the budget axe swung in the last session of the Texas Legislature, there were warnings sounded about the impact of the cuts on higher education – and on the students and their parents who bear the cost of college education. At Lamar University, those cuts are taking a toll.On May 11, LU officials announced the ending of the university’s Associate of Applied Science in Nursing degree program. The last students will begin the two-year program this fall.

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Beaumont acquisition could triple sales in 18 months

 

Houston-based FreshBrew Vending, a subsidiary of FreshBrew Group, has acquired Beaumont’s largest vending company, Tri-Cities Vending, in an effort to begin expanding its Houston operations. All operations were transitioned to FreshBrew Vending on May 1.

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Law enforcement officials from two counties worked in conjunction to nab men investigators believe are responsible for a May 10 drive-by shooting in the city of Beaumont.

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A 20-year-old Beaumont woman has been arraigned on murder charges following a Mother’s Day assault that resulted in the death of her children's father, 22-year-old Clifton Barkin, also of Beaumont.

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