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The main library in downtown Beaumont on Pearl Street reopened March 28 after the City Council meeting dismissed.

Dora Nisby, chairman of the Beaumont Library Commission and director of the Friends of the Library, thanked City Manager Kyle Hayes, Mayor Becky Ames, the City Council and Library Administrator Paul Eddy during the ribbon cutting ceremony.

“It means that Beaumont is on the move. Several years ago, we started on a journey to decide what to do about the main library,” Nisby said.

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Criminal District Attorney Bob Wortham announced today that David Anthony Humphries, 34, was found guilty by a jury for the offense of indecency with a child.

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The Clubhouse Academy of Port Arthur was recognized by Workforce Solutions Southeast Texas as the 2016 Child Care Provider of the Year. The Clubhouse Academy was honored at the “Leading Workforce Opportunities” 2016 Workforce Solutions Awards of Excellence on Tuesday, April 4 in Beaumont.

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In a letter to congressional leaders, Attorney General Ken Paxton and Governor Greg Abbott called April 5 for swift passage of the Free Speech Fairness Act (H.R. 781 and S. 264), which will fully restore the freedom of churches to participate in political debates.

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Bill Darling, MidSouth Bank’s South Texas Regional President, is pleased to announce the hiring of Steve Grantham as City President and Commercial Loan Officer for the Beaumont market.

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Liverpool Legends, returns to Beaumont on Saturday, August 5 at 7 p.m. at the Jefferson Theatre.

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Officials are getting ready for the Annual Port Neches RiverFest at Port Neches River Front Park from Wednesday, May 3 to Sunday, May 7 brought to you by Neches Federal Credit Union.

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A federal grand jury returned multiple indictments this week charging individuals with separate federal crimes in the Eastern District of Texas, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Brit Featherston.

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On the night of March 16, 2017, two men broke into the Nederland Little League Concession stand, the Jefferson County Sheriff's office said in a release.

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The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office Sex Offender Unit arrested convicted registered sex offender Joseph W. Goodwin, 46, Lake Charles, after it was learned he was no longer living at his registered address and failed to notify the proper authorities within three days, as required by law for all registered sex offenders, the department said in an April 5 release.

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