The News

The 100 Club held their annual membership meeting and luncheon at noon on Thursday, Nov. 10 at the C.A. "Pete" Shelton Firefighter Memorial Plaza at 400 Walnut Street in downtown Beaumont, hosted by Chief Anne Huff and the Beaumont Fire and Rescue Services staff.

Beaumont Deputy Chief Fire Marshall Joe Condina cooked his renowned firehouse gumbo, and the rest of the luncheon was sponsored by Rao’s Bakery, Moncla’s, and Coastal Welding Supply.

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Two teachers trying to break up a fight between two 10-year-olds at Mauriceville Elementary School in Orange were assaulted by one of the students involved in the altercation, reports the Orange County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO).

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Campus and community leaders gathered Friday, Nov. 11, to celebrate a new initiative to improve Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education in Texas and beyond, thanks to a generous gift from Lamar University alumni Chuck and Becky Mason of Beaumont.

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An Orange resident apparently struck by a train suffered serious injuries Nov. 12, reports the Orange Police Department (OPD). 

According to a news release from OPD, dispatch received a call from the Union Pacific Railroad shortly after 1 a.m. on Nov. 12 reporting a train had struck an individual they said was lying on the railroad tracks. Officer arrived at the scene minutes later and discovered a 32-year-old man lying on the west side of the tracks with serious injuries. 

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The West Brook class of 2018 gathered in the Performing Arts Center on Wednesday, Nov. 2, to FaceTime time their classmate, Brandon Christian, who was recently hospitalized at Baylor Medical. Christian was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma and has been out of school for about a month. 

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