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Pat and Melody Parsons

The Lamar University Foundation has announced an innovation fund has been established for the College of Business. The Pat and Melody Parsons Innovation Fund in Business will provide funding for outstanding students to further their studies at Lamar.

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Russel Ray Bergeaux

Russell Ray Bergeaux, 63, of Groves, was indicted by a Jefferson County grand jury Aug. 11, 2011, for aggravated sexual assault of a child, a first-degree felony.

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Joy Kay Rickett (left) and Michael Dewayne Williamson

Vidor police arrested three people for methamphetamine-related crimes in a three days’ time, one of whom was driving around in a mobile meth lab, police report, and the Vidor

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Lawrence James

A Humble man charged with murdering his aunt in Port Arthur is set to appear for trial later this month.

Lawrence James Jr., 44, was indicted by a Jefferson County grand jury May 17, 2012 for murder, a first-degree felony.

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Aliaksandr Barson

The Examiner had the opportunity to get a behind the scenes look at Cirque du Soleil’s Varekai during a tour for the media Wednesday, March 5, at Ford Arena in Beaumont.

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South Rustic Lane in Lumberton

When 30-year-old Heather Purks and her husband, Jeffrey, moved to South Rustic Lane in Lumberton, they hoped that the spacious back yard of their new home would al

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Beaumont City Councilman Mike Getz (left) reviews the new health center

The Beaumont City Council approved a resolution awarding a $2.2 million contract to Allco Construction for the construction of four open-air tennis courts, four covered tennis courts and a viewing loggia at the Beaumont Municipal Athletic Complex, 6455 Colleg

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Bill Lenhart

In a “Focus on Finance” meeting hosted by the Beaumont Independent School District for the media on Monday, March 3, contracted financial consultant Bill Lenhart presented the district’s most recent fiscal plan to curb waste and inappropriate spending costing the school district mil

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Raquel West (center) and family

It was a late night Tuesday, March 4, for candidates running for county offices after ballots in the Republican and Democratic primaries in Jefferson County had to be recounted, keeping many local politicians up past midnight while voting totals rolled in.

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“We can’t unscramble the eggs, but we can move forward as a community if we have enough forward-thinking people across racial and denominational backgrounds to come together,” the Rev.

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