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Sheriff Mitch Woods presents Deputy Alisha Steltz and Cody Sears with Life Savin

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office and Sheriff Mitch Woods presented JCSO Deputy Alisha Steltz and citizens Cody Sears and Francisco Vega with Life Saving Awards on Nov.

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Three generations of Leichts
Tommy’s aunt, Sharon Barker, Thomas Leicht III and Patriot Guard Rider Joe Stand

Air Force Senior Airman Thomas Martin Leicht III, known affectionately to friends and family as Tommy or T3, says he was awestruck by the welcome he received from the Patriot Guard Riders, Beaumont firefighters, friends and fam

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The Beaumont Police Department (BPD), Beaumont Animal Services and the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office are joining Crime Stoppers in a new initiative to end animal cruelty in Southeast Texas. With the new program, they hope to identify and prosecute willful abusers who they say often progress toward even more heinous acts of violence against not only animals, but also humans.

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According to Trooper Stephanie Davis, at approximately 3:45 p.m., Tuesday, November 24, 2015, the Te

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At approximately 2:38 a.m. this morning, Tuesday, November 24, 2015, Beaumont firefighters responded to a 911 call that was received reporting smoke coming from the Super Food Store, located at 1410 West Virginia. Once on scene, firefighters had to force entry to security panels on the exterior of the building. They entered the building and found heavy fire and smoke conditions in the interior of the building.

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Story Time for all ages will take place each Thursday at 4:30 p.m. at the Elmo Willard Library located at 3590 East Lucas Drive in Beaumont. During December, the branch will be conducting three story times at the Elmo Willard Library:

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The City of Beaumont Emergency Management Division would like to share some tips to help prepare for freezing weather:

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  The City of Beaumont would like to make the public aware of these holiday shopping safety tips:

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According to the October 2015 Beaumont housing market report, Beaumont home sales soared 20 percent in October of this year, while home prices remained unchanged.

"The local market continues to remain strong with 4.7 months of inventory and brisk sales," said Vivian Todd, President of the Beaumont Board of Realtors. "Consumers are looking with confidence to Realtors for relevant, expert data and advice in buying and selling property."

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The Texas Department of Public Safety and the Texas Ranger Unsolved Crimes Investigation Team are asking for the public's help in solving the 1982 murder of Monica "Christie" Wilson in Liberty, Texas. 

According to a press release, as part of a public awareness program launched last month, DPS is featuring one unsolved case each month in an effort to generate new investigative leads and bring added attention to unresolved or "cold cases" across the state.

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