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Jayne Bordelon and Officer Calvin Walker

Dozens of children ages 5 through 14 gathered to listen, learn and let loose Aug. 1 at the Bullying Stops Here Rally at the City of Port Arthur Health Department building.

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Heagan Holmes

When 11-year-old Heagan Holmes first sat huddled, head down and ready to race at the starting line of Beaumont’s 2012 soapbox derby competition, she couldn’t have known her first race would eventually le

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Amber

Do your dreams include a corncob pipe, a straw hat and a porch dog? Well, country Ma or Pa, we have the dog to fill in the porch-dog portion of your dream! Her name is Amber and R-E-L-A-X-E-D doesn’t begin to describe the unperturbed posture of this sprawled-out pup. She does move!

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Vein Centers of Texas

 

The Examiner has confirmed a local vein center is the target of a federal investigation after FBI and other federal agents raided its offices. 

Federal agents entered The Vein Centers of Texas in Beaumont and offices in Corpus Christi on Tuesday, July 16, taking documents and computer hard drives. 

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From left to right, Telly Roshard Joyce, Jr and Keenan Novon Anderson

An arrest has been made in the shooting death of Marcus “Big Country” Senegal, who was killed 

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West Orange-Cove Consolidated Independent School District

 

It was standing room only at the West Orange-Cove Consolidated Independent School District’s board meeting Monday, Aug 5. A large group of parents, citizens and school district employees gathered to discuss, among other topics, the busing of students home from after-school activities. 

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Police have arrested 20-year-old Keenan Novon Anderson of Port Arthur on a murder charge for the shooting death of Marcus “Big Country” Senegal, who was killed March 30 near the Old School Shack Lounge in Port Arthur. After searching for Anderson since March for a parole violation, police issued a murder warrant for Anderson, which was the result of a sealed indictment handed down by a grand jury on June 20.

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Mike Neil and Mike Getz

 

A meeting of the Beaumont Independent School District board of trustees held Thursday, Aug. 1, began with a restraining order and ended with an administrator seeking emergency medical assistance for what she called a “mob” assault by a journalist, a city councilman and an elected BISD board member. 

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