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Voters lined up at polling place

Jefferson County Tax Assessor-Collector/Voter Registrar Allison Nathan Getz, PCC, is calling on residents to assist with the electoral process.

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Dr. Diana Valdez

Hardin-Jefferson High School Principal Dr. Diana Valdez will now head Beaumont Independent School District’s West Brook High School in the 2016-17 school year, the BISD Board of Managers announced during a meeting Tuesday, June 21.

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High Five 06-23-2016

Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s assistance in getting dangerous drug dealers and drug users, along with the poisonous products they carry, off the streets. To that end, The Examiner will periodically feature a list of five persons accused of drug-related crimes here in High Five.

“Crime Stoppers and The Examiner are teaming up to fight the drug problem in Southeast Texas,” Beaumont Police Officer Carol Riley of Crime Stoppers said.

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A Beaumont police officer working an off-duty job at a local car dealership June 22 thwarted a burglary attempt and took three people into custody, two of them juveniles, Beaumont Police Department Sgt. Cody Guedry reported.

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CPS removed nine children from a Port Neches residence after officers investigating a stabbing at the location discovered signs indicative of abuse of at least one of the kids, Port Neches Police Chief Paul

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One of two people injured in a fire on Rafes Way in Beaumont succumbed to injuries sustained in the blaze, Beaumont Fire-Rescue Capt. Brad Penisson reported June 21.

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The victim of an aggravated assault was in critical condition and a suspect in the crime was being interviewed by detectives following an altercation at a Port Arthur residence June 17, reports the Port Arthur Police Department (PAPD). 

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Seascape of bleached plating Montipora corals on Jarvis' forereef.

A new NOAA outlook shows that many coral reefs across around the world will likely be exposed to higher-than-normal sea temperatures for an unprecedented third year in a row, leading to increased bleaching – and with no signs of stopping.

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Texas consumers who have purchased electronic books (e-books) should begin receiving account credits or checks this week as a result of the successful prosecution of a price-fixing case against Apple Inc.

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Firefighters in Beaumont quickly quenched a fire resulting from the burner of a stove being left on at a local residence June 19, Beaumont Fire-Rescue Capt. Brad Penisson reports.

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