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Officers arrested an Orange resident for evading police and for driving while intoxicated after the man led police on a high-speed chase across state lines, the Orange Police Department reports.

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Austin Judge Stephen Yelenosky of the 345th Civil District Court in Travis County denied a temporary injunction sought by BISD to block the Texas Education Agency's planned takeover Friday, June 20.

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Ben Herman

As he climbs into his 4x4 pickup truck on a somewhat stormy Friday morning, June 13, the Park Superintendent of Sea Rim State Park, Ben Herman, made room for his passenger amid radio gear, a small bit of paperwork and an M4

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One woman was pronounced deceased after the driver of an SUV disregarded a red light and struck the woman's passenger car at an intersection in Orange on Thursday, June 19, Orange police report.

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Judge Donald Floyd granted a temporary restraining order dated June 19 in the matter of Ron Reynolds v. BISD. A hearing in the matter will be held on June 30 at 9 a.m.

In the interim, BISD is precluded from enforcing a RIF naming former spokesperson/ current business services partner Reynolds.

Pick up a copy of this week's Examiner or subscribers can log on the website for full details of the Reynolds lawsuit. 

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The Board of Regents of the Texas State University System, during a special called meeting Wed, Jun 18, confirmed the appointment of Dr. Betty Reynard as president of Lamar State College-Port Arthur. Reynard, who currently serves as vice president for academic affairs at Lamar Institute of Technology, was named sole finalist last month.

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Jefferson County District Attorney Cory Crenshaw now says the Beaumont Independent School District Board of Trustees' regularly scheduled 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 19, meeting is canceled. 

PRIOR COVERAGE:

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The following is a press release from the US Attorney John "Malcom" Bales of the Eastern District of Texas: 

 

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photo by Kevin King

A city of Beaumont dump truck driver picking up debris with his truck's boom caused widespread power outages Thursday, June 19, when the driver lifted his boom too high and entangled it with power lines on the corner of Sixth and Long streets.

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Tara and Mary Caroline Austin

The bond between teammates and how well they know each other on the field is what allows them to work well together and lead a team to victory. This bond was seen in the 2-1 win the injury plagued United States men’s World Cup soccer team pulled off Monday, June 16, over a Ghana team that had previously eliminated them twice from World Cup play in 2006 and 2010.

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