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“Caring for an Alzheimer’s patient is a situation that can utterly consume the lives and well-being of the people giving care, just as the disorder consumes its victims.”

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boat racing

Rocketing across the waves of the Sabine River in excess of 115 mph with water spraying the windshield, hindering your sight, you rapidly approach a buoy to turn on a dime at G-force speeds.

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Police say a Beaumont man came face to face with the very thieves he had escaped from at his home on Daisy Street.

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Correction appended.

 “Concerned Citizens for Quality Education” is inviting the community to hear “an unbiased breakdown on what our children are really receiving with a (Beaumont ISD) education” from George Scott of George Scott Reports on Tuesday, Sept. 17, at 7 p.m. in the jury impaneling room of the Jefferson County Courthouse, 1001 Pearl St. in Beaumont.

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Orange County commissioners argued salaries of elected officials at a meeting Monday, Sept. 9. Among hotly debated items from the meeting were the sheriff’s pay rate and position on the Matrix system used by Orange County for salary calculation, and the removal of a $15,000 supplement from the county to district judges’ salaries.

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By Sharon Brooks and Kevin King

 

 

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A file photo shows a similar theft at Bingman Pre-K Center in Beaumont.

Copper thieves struck yet another area school over the weekend, police reported.

According to Chief Fred Hanauer III of the Pinehurst Police Department, a school official reported the crime Monday morning, Sept. 9, after arriving at the West Orange Elementary School at 2605 MLK Jr. Drive in Pinehurst and discovering the air conditioner was not functional.

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Iqbal Patel

Police in Orange have again arrested former Econo Lodge manager Iqbal Patel on a warrant resulting from his previous arrest for possession of a controlled substance while working in his capacity as manager at the hotel.

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