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For the sixth year in a row, Beaumont Animal Services and Petfinder.com are participating in the national “Foster a Lonely Pet for the Holidays” pet fostering program. The event will run from December 7th through January 4th.

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Jasper County's Top 5 Most Wanted:

Alan Dale Beriner is a 61-year-old white male wanted for possession of a controlled substance, penalty group 1.

Leanna Jeter is a 35-year-old white female wanted for burglary of a habitation.

Robert Joseph Murphy is a 28-year-old white male wanted for possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver.

David Eugene Brush is a 26-year-old white male wanted for indecency with a child.

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Shaunte Guillory (bottom right) came back to Beaumont to teach at Jones-Clark

Beaumont Independent School District’s Board of Managers deliberated the termination of Jones-Clark Elementary principal Shaunte

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Valero donation check for United Way

Valero Port Arthur refinery employees went above and beyond this holiday season to gather a hefty donation for the United Way of Mid and South Jefferson County. Through employee pledges, fundraisers and funds matched by the company, a check for $752,169 was presented to United Way on Tuesday, Dec. 1, during a banquet at the refinery’s administration building.

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IEA Board Member James “Bubba” Martin, District Attorney Bob Wortham, Baylor Wor

IEA – Inspire, Encourage, Achieve, which provides educational and rehabilitative services for Jefferson County at-risk youth by inspiring and encouraging them to achieve, hosted its annual Ben’s Kids Thanksgiving Gathering at Our Mother of Mercy Catholic Church in Beaumont. Family members and community supporters filled the Fellowship Hall for a joyful evening marked by warm hearts and expressions of gratitude. 

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Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas received the Employer Award at the Texas Workforce Commission’s (TWC) 19th Annual Texas Workforce Conference held Nov. 18-20 in Dallas.

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On Thursday, December 3, 2015 at approximately 2:40 p.m., Beaumont police dispatchers received a 911 call of “someone shooting at Pathways Learning Center."  First officers arrived at 2:47 p.m. The caller called a second time at 2:52 p.m.

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The Beaumont Public Library system is offering the TumblePremium service to patrons as part of their database and learning resources.

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The Beaumont Civic Ballet’s landmark performance of The Nutcracker enters its 44th year, and Southeast Texans will once again have the opportunity to experience breathtaking dance and see young Clara’s fascinating adventure unfold through Land of Snow and Kingdom of Sweets in two separate performances — Saturday, Dec. 12, and Sunday, Dec. 13, at 2:30 p.m. — at the Julie Rogers Theatre in Beaumont.

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