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New close-up images of a region near Pluto’s equator reveal a giant surprise — a

After a decade-long journey through our solar system, New Horizons made its closest approach to Pluto on Tuesday, July 14, 2015, about 7,750 miles above the surface – roughly the same distance from New York to Mumbai, India – making it the first-ever space mission to explore a world so far from Earth.

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Judge Cory Crenshaw vows to honor legacy of Judge Lupe Flores (inset).

“He was a humble man, and he believed in the righteousness of law tempered with mercy.”

 

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The Texas Department of Public Safety has confirmed one death following a three-vehicle crash on Interstate 10 near Cheek early this morning.

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Beaumont's Hazardous Material team was activated this morning after two people reported that they had been exposed to a strange white powder in their residence. 

At 7:59 a.m., Beaumont Fire/Rescue were dispatched to a residence on Barton Lane in response to a 911 call placed by an occupant of the residence reporting that he had possibly been exposed to some form of white powder. He and another female occupant of the residence were instructed to shelter in place as a precaution until responders arrived and Beaumont's HAZMAT team had been alerted. 

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One woman was killed yesterday afternoon in a one-vehicle crash on FM 365 in Jefferson County. 

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The City of Beaumont will host a Job Fair on Saturday, July 18, from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Theodore Johns Library, 4255 Fannett Road. Onsite interviews will be conducted and skills testing administered for all skilled labor positions.

There are a wide range of full and part-time employment opportunities with the city of Beaumont. Representatives from various departments will be present to speak with you about positions in their departments and answer questions you may have about job openings.

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Caleb Long and a team of volunteers build a patio cover.

Residents at a Beaumont nursing home are enjoying the outdoors under a brand new gazebo, thanks to the hard work of a local Eagle Scout and his friends.

For his Eagle Scout Service Leadership Project, 17-year-old Caleb Long and a team of volunteers recently completed construction on the new addition at College Street Health Care, a non-profit retirement facility in Beaumont.

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Bridge City native Jason Richards and his business partner Mike Leblanc can now proclaim that they own the top 2-year-old quarter horse in the entire state of Louisiana.

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Mosquito Control has confirmed a positive test for West Nile.

A batch of mosquitoes collected July 7 at Ogden Avenue and Harriot Street in Beaumont tested positive for the West Nile virus, said Kevin Sexton, director of the Jefferson County Mosquito Control District.

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 Steven Olsen, a retired FDNY fire­fighter who was one of the first to respond during the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks after American Airlines Flight 11 crashed into the North Tower of the World Trade Center in Manhattan, vis­ited the Texas Fire Museum in Beau­mont on Wednesday, July 15.

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