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Nederland Police are still gathering information Friday morning after a woman was shot dead in the parking lot of the daycare she worked at in Nederland, according to information provided by Nederland Police Chief Darrell Bush.

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BEAUMONT, TX—A 66-year-old Covington, Louisiana man has pleaded guilty to child pornography violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

Charles Edward Reese pleaded guilty to conspiracy to produce child pornography and wire fraud today before U.S. Magistrate Judge Zack Hawthorn.

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Rep. Mike “Tuffy” Hamilton vs. Rep. James White

 

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Market forces swirl as regional jets plan return to Beaumont

 

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A former Beaumont insurance agent being investigated by the Texas Department of Insurance is facing at least six complaints ranging from not returning customers their premium refunds to pocketing windstorm premiums that were supposed to go toward providing windstorm coverage, an Examiner investigation has revealed.

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The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a person investigators call a “very dangerous fugitive,” 33-year-old Brock Jimone McNeil. The suspect is wanted in connection to an aggravated robbery that occurred Dec. 30, 2009, in the 4400 block of Irene Street in Beaumont.

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Pinehurst officers Leonard Roff and Kirk Fregia responded to a 9-1-1 hang-up call in the 3000 block of Old Castle Dr. on Sunday, May 20, shortly after 1 pm. to find a possible stroke victim and a highly cultivated marijuana farm, Pinehurst Police Chief Fred Hanauer reports.

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Friday, May 18, 2012, at about 2:45 a.m., Corporal Andrew Hollier was on patrol in the 11000 block of Highway 12 in Mauriceville. 

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Glaring error in BISD superintendent’s contract sparks confusion and lawsuit

Beaumont Independent School District trustees will meet Thursday, May 17, behind closed doors with their attorney to discuss how the group was collectively unaware of a provision in new superintendent Dr. Timothy Chargois’ contract allowing for an automatic base salary increase for the $215,000-a-year administrator.

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In October of 2011, the Orange County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division conducted an undercover operation targeting several primary locations that were actively engaging in the county-wide distribution of synthetic marijuana and bath salts. This investigation was started due to numerous complaints made to the Sheriff’s Office from Vidor area residents, sheriff Keith Merritt said.

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