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After a lifetime of hard work and dedication, many senior citizens in Southeast Texas are falling prey to financial exploitation. 

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Beaumont City Council

 

Calls to The Examiner’s office this week after the story of a 7.07 percent city property tax increase was adopted by unanimous vote of City Council took on a very similar theme, with over 90 percent of the calls stating they had not heard about the city even considering a raise in taxes – much less that they had done it – until reading The Examiner last week. 

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In an effort to help Texas drivers keep their child passengers properly secured, the Texas Department of Transportation announced it is offering free, year-round child safety seat inspections conducted by certified technicians. The inspections are available by appointment at each of TxDOT’s 25 district offices.

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Baby Faith Mason

Police in Port Arthur have arrested the parents of Baby Faith, a 10-week-old child who was severely injured and is still in critical condition at Texas Children's Hospital.

In a press release issued by PAPD spokesman Raymond Clark, police confirmed the two suspects in the case are Faith Mason's parents, Christine Johnson and Darrell Mason.

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Xavier Rashad Lacy

The Hardin County Top Five Most Wanted for the week of Sept. 30 are as follows (name, age, charge, last known address): 

Xavier Rashad Lacy, 27, Burglary, 540 N. Ash, Kountze

Brittian Doyle Kerr, 29, Felony Criminal Mischief and Revocation of Probation on 2 counts of Forgery, 26406 HWY 105, Sour Lake

Joseph Dwayne Deal, 30, Possession of Controlled Substance 2 counts, 8000 Ronnie Ave., Beaumont

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The outside west and eastbound lanes of the IH-10 frontage roads from 11th Street to 7th Street in Beaumont will be closed

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