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The Examiner has obtained a copy of the filings made on behalf of the Texas Education Agency in a Travis County District Court while fighting a request for temporary restraining order, temporary injunction and permanent injunction filed by the Beaumont Independent School District asking for a reprieve in the pending TEA takeover.

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The Beaumont Independent School District has been granted a temporary retraining order barring the Texas Education Agency from appointing a Board of Managers to replace the local elected Board of Trustees, and also precluding the state agency from removing current BISD superintendent Timothy Chargois and appointing a new interim superintendent.

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Jamaal Bush (left) and Lenora Denise Reese-McNair (right)

A woman with a financial criminal history spanning three states and at least two decades will spend the next several years behind bars after she admitted to stealing from her comatose, common-law husband. 

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Shawn Tyler Nelson

A Beaumont man has pleaded guilty to his part in a deadly 2010 grocery store robbery. 

Shawn Tyler Nelson, 22, was indicted by a Jefferson County grand jury Oct. 28, 2010 for Capital Murder, a first degree felony. 

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By Sharon Brooks

Staff Writer

 

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Carlon Dwayne Keal Jr

Carlon Dwayne Keal Jr., 23, was indicted by a Jefferson County grand jury Feb. 20 on three counts of aggravated robbery, all first degree felonies. 

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Laci and Zoey Randall

Before Zoey Claire Randall was ever born, doctors knew something was wrong with her heart.

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Cory Crenshaw

Jefferson County Criminal District Attorney, Cory Crenshaw, doesn’t have much time to make his impact on Jefferson County, but as the interim District Attorney just passed his 100th day in office, he says he’s well on his way to righting more than a few wrongs.

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Chris Tritico

In a last-ditch attempt to thwart a Texas Education Agency takeover, the Beaumont Independent School District filed for a restraining order barring the state agency from intervening at the school district after state investigators identified multiple egregious “failures” on the part of the BISD Superintendent Timothy

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Police in Orange are investigating yet another incident at the Best Price Motel at 2610 Interstate 10 West. This time, a guest at the motel was arrested for lighting a pile of clothes on fire in one of the rooms.

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