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Criminal District Attorney Cory Crenshaw has announced that the May Term Jefferson County Grand Jury voted to take no action following a complaint of a Texas Election Code violation stemming from the City of Beaumont’s Juneteenth Celebration on June 21, 2014.

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City of Beaumont Seal

A public hearing is set for Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, at 1:30 p.m., for all interested citizens of the City of Beaumont, Texas. The meeting will be held in the City Council Chambers, located in City Hall, 801 Main St., Beaumont, Texas. The purpose of this hearing is discussion of the Fiscal Year 2015 Proposed Budget and Capital Program.

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Culex mosquito

Jefferson County Mosquito Control District (JCMD) reported results of a positive pool of Saint Louis encephalitis virus (SLEV) in the Port Arthur area.

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Hammon

A 32-year-old Beaumont man arrested in June in possession of Lego-shaped blocks suspected of containing THC oil has since been indicted, re-arrested and charged with possession with intent to distribute synthetic marijuana.

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Brown family

Hunger is a silent epidemic that affects the lives of more than 50 million Americans every day and can cause mental and physical problems, impact academic achievement and even hamper economic productivity. But through the efforts of the East Texas Food Bank, supported by both large donors like the Beaumont Foundation of America and the contributions of individuals, no one needs to starve.

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