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Beaumont City Councilman Mike Getz (left) reviews the new health center

The Beaumont City Council approved a resolution awarding a $2.2 million contract to Allco Construction for the construction of four open-air tennis courts, four covered tennis courts and a viewing loggia at the Beaumont Municipal Athletic Complex, 6455 Colleg

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Bill Lenhart

In a “Focus on Finance” meeting hosted by the Beaumont Independent School District for the media on Monday, March 3, contracted financial consultant Bill Lenhart presented the district’s most recent fiscal plan to curb waste and inappropriate spending costing the school district mil

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Raquel West (center) and family

It was a late night Tuesday, March 4, for candidates running for county offices after ballots in the Republican and Democratic primaries in Jefferson County had to be recounted, keeping many local politicians up past midnight while voting totals rolled in.

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“We can’t unscramble the eggs, but we can move forward as a community if we have enough forward-thinking people across racial and denominational backgrounds to come together,” the Rev.

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Beaumont firefighters battled a contained blaze that resulted from a cooking mishap at an apartment in Beaumont on March 3.

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The Best Price Motel and Suites located at 2610 Interstate 10 in Orange was hit twice in one week by counterfeiters trying to pass fake twenty-dollar bills, according to reports from the Orange Police Department.

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The Port Arthur Police Department SWAT team responded to a call regarding a mental patient with a firearm on March 3 at about 10:21 p.m. in the 3700 block of Woodland Avenue, according to a news release from PAPD.

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Upon entering the Hotel Beaumont, the musty air and skilled architecture of the lobby give one the sense of an almost 100-year history not yet fully realized.

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A single-vehicle motorcycle accident proved fatal for a Port Arthur resident on March 2.

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A car theft in Port Arthur and subsequent car thefts related to the first carjacking report led Lafayette authorities to arrest one man who ended up stopping at a Louisiana hospital.

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