The News

A Beaumont mother is exasperated and unsure of her next move if her daughter can’t get another transfer within Beaumont Independent School District after claims of bullying and a fight caught on a camera phone prompted an earlier transfer.

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A June 18 meeting of the Port Arthur Housing Authority ended with little discussion pertaining to the event’s stated intention – to allow PAHA Executive Director Seladonio “Cele” Quesada to hire temporary employees – but commissioners did make plans to continue a conversation on the possibility of letting another employee go.

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Receiving an AT&T grant has enabled the Arc of Greater Beaumont to launch a new program for its clients, “Empowered for Employment,” much to the delight of sponsors, caregivers and staff members. This is a specially designed program to teach Arc members with intellectual and developmental disabilities how to obtain and retain employment.

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Examiner Corp. reporters, graphic designers and photographers scored big when members of the Press Club of Southeast Texas gathered June 8 for the Annual Newsmaker of the Year/Excellence in Media Awards Banquet, where the best submissions in public relations, newspaper, magazine, television, radio and Internet were announced.

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On June 25, Beaumont Animal Services officers received a complaint concerning a young Lab puppy that had been left in a hot car in front of Parkdale Mall.

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