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Citizens who witnessed a deputy pursuing a suspects attempting to flee the scene of an accident subsequent to a car chase in Jefferson County assisted the officer in detaining one of the men over the weekend, on Feb. 28.

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A Beaumont man was injured in a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of FM 365 and Hillebrandt Road in Jefferson County at about 5:15 p.m. on Feb. 27 when he a truck towing an occupied horse trailer, the Texas Department of Public Safety reported in a news release.

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It’s come down to this. Recorded phone calls, video admissions, incriminating e-mails, forged checks, and insight from confidants turned informants …

Former Beaumont Independent School District assistant superintendent and Central High School principal Patricia Adams Collins Lambert is facing damning evidence in court this week that showcases the six-plus years she used funds meant to support the student body she oversaw as her own personal slush fund. 

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March 1 is Election Day for Democratic and Republican primary voters, with important races to be decided in both parties. You owe it to yourself, your fellow citizens and all those who fought so you could have the right to vote to exercise that sacred duty.

But do not merely walk into the polling place and pull a lever – take the time to acquaint yourself with the candidates and the issues for which they stand. Cast your vote for the man or woman you feel will do the best job without worrying about their party, gender or race.

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After such an overwhelming response last year, Beaumont Civic Ballet returns with their production of Alice in Wonderland for one performance Sunday, March 6, at the Julie Rogers Theatre at 3 p.m.

For more than 40 years, the Beaumont Civic Ballet has presented a masterpiece in The Nutcracker each December and last year, for their second performance, debuted Alice in Wonderland.

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On Saturday, February 27, from 7:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., the 7th Annual Gusher Marathon will begin and end at the Lamar University Montagne Center. The course circles Lamar University, proceeds along MLK Parkway to College St. (Hwy. 90) and winds through downtown Beaumont.

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South Park High School ‘Greenies’ gathered at Courville’s in Beaumont for a reunion.

Photos courtesy of Miriam Cade Nichol

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Rufus Cormier has strived for excellence ever since he was a young boy growing up in Beaumont, where he attended segregated schools until he graduated from Hebert High School in 1966.

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Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s assistance in getting dangerous drug dealers and drug users, along with the poisonous products they carry, off the streets. To that end, The Examiner will periodically feature a list of five persons accused of drug-related crimes here in High Five.

“Crime Stoppers and The Examiner are teaming up to fight the drug problem in Southeast Texas,” Beaumont Police Officer Carol Riley of Crime Stoppers said.

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Murder suspect

Investigators have arrested former Port Arthur police officer Chris Jeffries' fiancée, 47-year-old Ethel Marie Eulian, for murder after finding Jeffries' dead from gunshot wounds inside his home on Feb. 21, Port Arthur Police Department (PAPD) Deputy Chief Raymond Clark reports. 

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