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Boomtown BBQ working to overcome obscure hideaway

The real estate agents’ mantra about location might be a cliché, but it expresses an underlying truth – an identical house or property can increase or decrease in value due to its location.

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Summer vacation isn’t about sun, sand and relaxation for everybody.

For three law students with ties to the Beaumont area, this summer has proven to be a chance to put the theory and reading they’ve done in law school to the test under the watchful and experienced eye of longtime judge and attorney Bob Wortham.

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A Groves family is taking legal action against the company that sold them a $20,000 service dog after the company, Guardian Angel Service Dogs, itself threatened litigation if the family didn’t turn over all the money it raised from fundraisers almost five months ago.

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West Brook High School Principal Bill Daniels is leaving, officials from the Beaumont Independent School District have confirmed. According to sources from within the district, Daniels will be accepting a position as the new principal at Atascacocita High School in the Humble Independent School District. Former West Brook coach Craig Stump moved to Atascacocita High School earlier this year to accept the school’s head football/ campus coordinator position.

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Beaumont police have apprehended a felon in possession of a stolen 44 Magnum.

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On Sunday July 8, at 10:30 a.m., Beaumont Fire Rescue responded to a structure fire reported at 5335 Idylwood.

 

Firefighters found one room on fire in the home. They were able to contain the fire to that room, but could not avoid smoke damage to the rest of the home.

 

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Heads roll over Christus patient restraint snafu

 

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A Beaumont police officer was uninjured after his bulletproof vest stopped a stray bullet Wednesday evening.

Just before 10 p.m. on July 4, Officer Boudreaux and his partner Officer Shoemaker had issued a verbal warning to several people who were popping fireworks on the corner of West Virginia and Park St.

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Paychecks amounting to less than $1 for a week’s worth of work and instances of employees being paid pennies an hour for their labor are just some of the reasons activists from all over the country, including Beaumont, are crying foul and calling for a boycott of organizations paying the sub-par wages.

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A 27-year-old Port Neches resident died on Independence Day, July 4, in a possible drowning at a Neches River sandbar in Vidor.

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