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Charlsie Jones

Charlsie Jones, a longtime legal assistant at the 9th Court of Appeals, was booked into the Jefferson County Jail and charged with murder after Beaumont Police detectives allege she shot her husband to death Saturday, April 30.

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Effective Monday, May 2, Judy Lane at Concord Road will be closed to traffic until further notice, reports the City of Beaumont.  

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Deputies with the Jasper County Sheriff's Office are searching for a burglary suspect or suspects who reportedly made a heavy haul recently, stealing several massive pieces of farming equipment from two neighbors with adjoining properties.

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A man trying to cross the highway was struck and killed in an auto-pedestrian accident April 28, reports the Orange Police Department (OPD). 

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Boys’ Haven has announced several upcoming spring fundraising events that will help the nonprofit build new cottages for its residents. Boys’ Haven announced its Continuing Our Legacy Capital Campaign in December.

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Sandrajean Zahar

Beaumont resident Sandrajean Zahar’s road toward a high school diploma was a bumpy ride. When she was in high school, Sandrajean eloped with her sweetheart, who was leaving for Vietnam.

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May 5, Lamar University students in History 4354: The Holocaust will take part in the nationwide effort to honor the victims of the Holocaust and Nazi persecution by holding a Days of Remembrance event on the sixth floor of the Mary and John Gray Library on Lamar University’s campus from 5:30-8:30 p.m. The event coincides with the nation’s annual commemoration of the Holocaust established by Congress and led by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C.

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Bridgett Hlavinka talks about the food pantry at Nutrition and Senior Services w

“It’s more than just a meal,” Nutrition & Services for Seniors Executive Director Elaine Shellenberger says of the Meals on Wheels program her department administers.

And she’s right. Meals on Wheels provides many seniors much more than a daily meal or lunch delivery. Often, it allows them to maintain their independence.

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UPDATE: Alexandria Guillen was arrested Thursday, April 28, 2016, and charged in the hit-and-run death of Tony Moretti. As of Thursday evening, she was in jail with a total of $40,000 in bonds.

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The City of Beaumont is making progress toward creating a more mobile city for people with disabilities.

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