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Lamar University will host “Space Day” Friday, June 15, in the Dishman Art Museum from 8:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. The event will include a discussion with veteran astronaut Bernard Harris and a student competition.

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Darren Bergeron is one of an estimated 70 million American fathers, but for the five children he and his wife have adopted into a happy home, he’s much more than just a statistic.

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“It takes a village to raise a child.”

As the old proverb cleverly points out, more people influence a child’s rearing than just their mother or father. The quality of that influence, however, rests in the mentor. With gangs, drug dealers and a wide assortment of ne’er-do-wells always roaming communities looking to implant their philosophy, it takes men and women of purpose to combat the negative influences and provide a safe village for all our children.

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Setting the record straight on Beaumont MRI

 

In a recent article that appeared in both the Business Journal and The Examiner, we tested a notion that had been offered almost as an article of faith – whenever local doctors got sick, they traveled 90 miles west to Houston for treatment. A billboard erected earlier this year near the intersection of Dowlen Road and Highway 69 proclaims, “Houston … you have a problem,” then touts “World Class Surgery. Personal Attention. Right here in Beaumont.”

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