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Port Arthur Professional Fire Fighters Association Local 397 raised $13,654 duri

More than 100 members of the Port Arthur Professional Fire Fighters Association Local 397 raised $13,654 during the annual Fill the Boot campaign from April to May to help save and improve the lives of people fighting muscle disease in the Port Arthur area. Muscular dystrophy, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and other related life-threatening diseases take away people’s ability to walk, move, smile, talk and even breathe.

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Gov. Greg Abbott

The gavel came down on the 84th Texas Legislature on Monday, June 1, as mandated by the state constitution. Gov. Greg Abbott has until June 21 to veto, sign or allow bills to become law without his signature. A few vetoes have already flowed from the governor’s pen, with others possible, but this is as good a time as any to evaluate the Legislature’s work as documented in this column since January.

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Contraband Bayou Hole 18

Someone once stated that a bad day of golf is better than a good day of work. Ask any golfer, novice to expert, and they will whole-heartedly agree. Though it’s not the easiest sport to play, golf is being played by more and more people whether it be man, woman, boy or girl.

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Teacher of the Year Yolanda Granger with Jack Carroll and Vernon Butler

Friday, May 29, the Beaumont Independent School District hosted its inaugural Teacher of the Year Gala at the MCM Eleganté, where 28 educators were given the royal

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Press release from the U.S. Attorney's Office:

A 47-year-old Kountze, Texas man has been sentenced to federal prison for child exploitation violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

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Rodney Dencklau

In March, The Examiner reported on the plight of Beaumont resident Rodney Dencklau, an independent and outspoken individual who has experienced difficulty traversing a city fraught with obstacles for him and many other local residents with disabilities resulting in mobili

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Texas and Oklahoma are feeling the devastating effects of weeks of heavy rain, tornadoes and flooding, and the American Red Cross is there, helping people in the Lone Star State get back on their feet.

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Surgeons David Parkus, M.D., Darioush Kavouspour, M.D., and Eric Wooten, D.O.

CHRISTUS Hospital – St. Elizabeth has been redesignated as a Level III Trauma Center by the Texas Department of State Health Services (TDSHS), and is the only center in the Southeast Texas region to receive the advanced trauma center designation.

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Every day in courthouses throughout the United States, panels of prospective jurors file into courtrooms to be questioned about their suitability for service in a process called voir dire – literally “to speak the truth.” Prosecutors and defense attorneys are guided through this by a judge who inevi

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Total Petrochemicals has selected Port Arthur as the site for an estimated $1.6 billion petrochemical plant, known as an ethane cracker, which will produce a base ingredient in plastics from natural gas and has a capacity of 1,000 kilotons to supply ethane to the Gulf Coast region.

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