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Troopers with the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) are investigating a one-vehicle accident that injured an elderly Plano resident, Sgt. Stephanie Davis reported in a news release Sept. 21.

According to Davis, at approximately 8:15 a.m., DPS received a report of a one-vehicle rollover crash on Highway 105 in Hardin County. The crash occurred near the Little Hawks Daycare Center, which is approximately two miles east of Sour Lake.

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Charlsie Rebecca Jones

The Jefferson County grand jury indicted 9th Court of Appeals employee Charlsie Rebecca Jones in the murder of her husband, Lee Matthew Jones, according to information from the District Attorney’s Office presented Wednesday, Sept. 21.

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The Beaumont A&M Club is celebrating area educators at its 57th annual Classroom Teacher Awards Program and Dinner on Sept. 27 at 6:30 p.m. at St. Jude Catholic Church at 6825 Gladys.

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BPD Officer Michael Wirfs holds his  newborn baby (Courtesy of The 100 Club)

Corporate sponsors and supporters of The 100 Club of Southeast Texas helped the charitable organization raise funds toward its mission of supporting the families of fallen first responders by participating in the club’s first ever Golf Tournament and Corporate Lifetime Member Recognition Dinner.

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Approximately 30 people representing a variety of organizations and interests, all united in their opposition to a proposed 105 Toll Road, met in Beaumont on Sept. 14 to discuss the current status of the project and form a plan of action to block the road’s construction.

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Beaumont attorney Glen Morgan and his wife Teri with Dr. Trip Chadhury

“We all deal with cancer one way or another,” said Beaumont attorney Glen Morgan when asked why he thought it was important for he and his wife, Teri, to help open a new cancer treatment center in Port Arthur. “In my practice, I represented thousands and thousands of people with it. This community has been so good to us that we thought this was a way for us to return something.”

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Tuesday, Sept. 27, Home Instead Senior Care and Nutrition and Services for Seniors are hosting an awards and appreciation dinner honoring their partners and volunteers.

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A military contractor has been levied with a monetary judgment for accepting gifts and gratuities from sub-contractors, announced Eastern District of Texas U.S. Attorney John M. Bales Sept. 16.

On Oct. 15, 2015, Kellogg Brown & Root, Inc. (KBR) was ordered to pay a final judgment of $108,342.10 to the United States by U.S. District Judge Marcia Crone. 

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Police in Beaumont arrested a 26-year-old Port Arthur man for allegedly stealing a car and then leading officers on a foot-chase through a local neighborhood, Beaumont Police Department Carol Riley reports.

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Tom McDonnell with Spectra and Doug Thornton of SMG

“We’ve got to be more aggressive… to bring events in, and looking at new ways of generating that business,” SMG executive vice president Doug Thornton told Jefferson County Commissioners this week, explaining what the SMG management team would do differently if given yet another five years to oversee events at the publicly subsidized Ford Park Entertainment Complex, where it has been in charge for nearly 15 years operating at a roughly $2 million-a-year deficit.

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