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Extreme Cash Blast

Roy Patterson of Silsbee claimed a prize worth $1 million in the Texas Lottery scratch ticket game $500,000,000 Extreme Cash Blast. For selling the winning ticket, Fisco Convenience Store at 4015 Eastex Freeway in Beaumont is eligible for a $10,000 retailer bonus.

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Justin Sanderson

The Jefferson County Courthouse will soon be missing yet another familiar face in its hallowed halls as 60th District Court Judge Gary Sanderson announced this week he will not be seeking re-election to the position he has held for more than three decades.

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tate Rep. Dade Phelan of House District 21 addresses the Orange Chamber.

State Rep. Dade Phelan of House District 21, which includes all of Orange County and part of Jefferson County, addressed the Greater Orange Area Chamber of Commerce on Sept. 22, to say that he is taking measures to bring more business – and more bass fishing – to Southeast Texas with House Bill 1979.

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Speech, physical and occupational therapists work independently.

AUSTIN - A state judge last week blocked Texas social services officials from cutting the Medicaid pay of therapists who serve disabled children and impoverished seniors.

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school bus

With the recent school bus accident that killed and injured multiple students in Houston still in the news and on the minds of parents everywhere, the Texas Education Agency has been answering tough questions about school bus safety belt regulations and state funding meant to ensure those regulations were adhered to.

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Scammers are always taking advantage of what’s new and popular. This time it’s WhatsApp, a smart phone application that allows users to send text, video and audio messages via the Internet. Scammers are impersonating the app to spread malware.

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Less than a month after securing a conviction of the mother of the battered child known as Baby Faith, prosecutors Pat Knauth and Randi King were back in Criminal District Court in Beaumont preparing for the trial of Darrell Mason, who was 17 when his child by his cousin Christine Johnson was born. 

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Betty Nixon of BPSF

Enjoy a delicious breakfast while supporting local students at the Beaumont Public Schools Foundation’s 23rd Annual Fiesta Breakfast fundraiser on Oct. 27 at Casa Ole in the Target Shopping Center.

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On Saturday, October 3, 2015, the Julie Rogers “Gift of Life” Program will be hosting the 5th Annual Julie Richardson Proctor

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Memorial Hermann president and CEO Dan Wolterman with Carol Paret, system senior

For nearly two decades, Carol Paret, Silsbee native and senior vice president and chief community health officer for Memorial Hermann Healthcare System and CEO of Memorial Hermann Community Benefit Corporation (MHCBC), has spent her days behind the scenes, with little fanfare, toiling to provide access to health care to people who desperately need it.

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