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Heads roll over Christus patient restraint snafu

 

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A Beaumont police officer was uninjured after his bulletproof vest stopped a stray bullet Wednesday evening.

Just before 10 p.m. on July 4, Officer Boudreaux and his partner Officer Shoemaker had issued a verbal warning to several people who were popping fireworks on the corner of West Virginia and Park St.

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Paychecks amounting to less than $1 for a week’s worth of work and instances of employees being paid pennies an hour for their labor are just some of the reasons activists from all over the country, including Beaumont, are crying foul and calling for a boycott of organizations paying the sub-par wages.

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A 27-year-old Port Neches resident died on Independence Day, July 4, in a possible drowning at a Neches River sandbar in Vidor.

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Dorothy Anne Conn passed away Tuesday July 3, 2012.  She was very active in countless civic organizations giving generously of her time and talents to the arts. She was preceded in death by her husband and life partner Carroll (C.W.) Conn in 2004.


Funeral services are pending at Broussard’s Beaumont. More information will be forthcoming at www.broussardsmortuary.com

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