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Attached is copy of agenda to be used for first Beaumont Independent School District Board of Managers meeting set for Monday, July 21.

Karczewski Bradshaw LLP law firm to be engaged as new counsel. Special assistant to the superintendent Jessie Haynes to be RIFed.

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: Former Lamar University president Jimmy Simmons (top left) will head the new b
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Texas Education Agency deputy commissioner Michael Berry ruled that TEA Commissioner Michael Williams was within his right to appoint an interim superintendent and Board of Mangers to take over operations formerly entrusted to the Beaumont Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday, July 14.

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Matthew Cherry

Saturday, July 19, the U.S. Marshals Service, acting on information forwarded by the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Warrant Division, located fugitive Matthew Cherry in Rotan, Honduras. In a press release, the sheriff’s office said Cherry had fled the country in an attempt to elude prosecution on the charges of failure to comply with sexual offender registry and two counts of indecency with a child.

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Beaumont police are searching for a suspect who was reportedly shot by a homeowner while attempting to burglarize a vehicle at a Beaumont residence.

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On Monday, July 21, 2014 at approximately 5:20 a.m, Beaumont Police Officers responded to the 2400 block of Liberty in reference to a home-owner shooting a suspect as he attempted to burglarize his vehicle.  The homeowner's motion detector was activated and he stepped out to check on it.  He saw the suspect, and the suspect charged the homeowner.  The homeowner fired one shot, and struck the suspect somewhere in the lower chest area.  The suspect fled the scene.  Officers quickly set up a perimeter, and followed a blood tr

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An early morning fire at the Oakwood Village Apartments in Orange caused damage to at least 12 apartment units, prompting a response by the American Red Cross.

Sunday morning, July 20, around 2:15 a.m. a fire broke out in a ground-level apartment at 521 N 37th St., said Kathy Womack, property manager of Oakwood Village Apartments in Orange.

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A Beaumont man drowned Saturday morning, July 19, after falling into the water near Keith Lake Bridge in Port Arthur.

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Beaumont P.D. is searching for three men who, according to police, robbed four separate tenants of a Beaumont home early Saturday morning, July 19.

At about 6:11 a.m., July 19, patrol officers responded to a reported robbery at a house in the 4500 block of Kenneth St. 

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Police are searching for a man who robbed a Beaumont game room and assaulted an employee early Saturday morning, Jul 19.

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