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For the 21st year in a row, thousands gathered in celebration of HEB’s Feast of Sharing, which took place at Ford Park on Friday, Dec. 9, and invited the entire region to come together for fellowship and food.

As an HEB tradition for Golden Triangle residents for more than two decades, it is an opportunity for friends, family members and neighbors to gather together to enjoy a free holiday meal and live entertainment.

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The Beaumont Police Department released a statement today at 2:21 p.m. with information regarding the city's latest homicide victim, Robbie Rae Allen.

The death of Allen, a 72-year-old white female, is officially a homicide.

Allen's family is making service arrangements at Turning Point Church, 3600 N. Main in Vidor, and asked that members of the media allow them this time to grieve privately and handle necessary arrangements.

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Sending 88 Beaumont Independent School District employees to New Orleans for a meeting of the National Alliance of Black School Educators cost taxpayers more than $100,000, according to records obtained by The Examiner Newspaper.

But that does not include any sponsorships or fees paid by BISD that have not yet been released by the school district in response to a Texas Public Information Act request.

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The first-year boys’ basketball head coach of Hamshire-Fannett High School submitted his resignation just a few months into the school year after allegations arose claiming Coach Anthony DeCello had inappropriate contact with a female Hamshire-Fannett student.

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Christmas can be a rough time for children living in the foster care system. Being away from the family they’ve been with their entire lives and living in a new environment, most often temporarily, can be difficult for youngsters to adjust to. With that in mind, Arrow Child and Family Ministries went out of their way to ensure 14 children had a holiday celebration to remember.

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