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Founding Father and American revolutionary President John Adams envisioned a society wherein free people would be ruled by “a government of laws and not of men.” His remarks and philosophies were emblazoned in the 1780 Constitution of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the world’s oldest functioning written constitution that soon thereafter served as a model for the 1789 United States Constitution.

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William Lunday

The 9th Court of Criminal Appeals upheld a conviction Wednesday, May 11, that afforded a 20-year sentence to a Beaumont man attempting “suicide by cop” after assaulting his own mother June 8, 2014.

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2016 Reaud Excellence in Education Award winners

Effective teachers not only educate, but also create memories that remain with their students for a lifetime. They don’t just know the content they teach; they know how to explain it in a way that grabs students’ attention.

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Leonardo

This little frisky fella is Leonardo. He's definitely not a needy cat. He wouldn't mind if you work long hours as long as you keep his food and water bowl full and his litter box clean. He'll be delighted when you get home and might even want to snuggle with you! We believe Leonardo is around 9 months old. He currently weighs 7 pounds.  Please stop by the shelter to meet Mr. Leonardo!!

Leonardo # 25815

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George Andrew Casseb

George Andrew Casseb Sr., 64, of Beaumont, died Sunday, May 8, 2016, at Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas, Beaumont. He was born on Nov. 1, 1951, in San Antonio, to Constance and George Casseb, and had been a longtime resident of the area.

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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 20-year-old Port Arthur woman has been indicted by a Jefferson County grand jury for two felony offenses of leaving the scene of an accident after she hit a moped carrying two teens, resulting in one’s death and the other’s serious bodily injuries on Feb. 21.

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Make this summer the best yet with a new addition to the family – a pet.

Beaumont Animal Services is participating in North Shore Animal League America’s International Pet Adoptathon, a premiere global pet adoption event. Thousands of shelters in dozens of countries are participating in this year’s month-long Pet Adoptathon 2016, including Beaumont Animal Services, to find homes for each and every animal in their care.

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Two child passengers and the driver of an SUV involved in an accident with two dump trucks remain in the intensive care units of two hospitals after sustaining serious injuries in the crash May 10, Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Trooper Stephanie Davis reported. 

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Ernesto Izaguirre, Susana Escalante-Visinais and Juan C. Chavira-Guerrero

Beaumont police officers arrested three Georgia residents after discovering millions of dollars worth of liquid methamphetamine hidden inside soda cans and bouncing balls during a traffic stop on I-10 near 11th Street May 10.

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