Beaumont

Police are reportedly searching for a lone gunman who robbed the AT&T store located in the 4400 block of Dowlen Road in Beaumont on Monday morning, Feb. 17, at approximately 8:32 a.m.

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The Examiner has obtained a copy of a Texas Education Agency investigation report that outlines multiple deficiencies in the Special Education Department of the Beaumont Independent School District.

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UPDATE: The Purple Heart Memorial Bridge over the Neches River in Beaumont was open as of 1:15 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, according to a Beaumont Emergency Management Department press release. The city hopes the bridge will stay passable; however, highways in Beaumont are becoming heavily iced.

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Investigators with the Beaumont Fire Department suspect arson as the cause of a fire that caused extensive damage to the garage of a home in the 2300 block of Gladys Street in Beaumont during the evening of Saturday, Jan. 25.

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This holiday season, Beaumont residents are joining millions of people across the U.S. and around the world to fill empty shoeboxes with toys, school supplies and hygiene items for 9.8 million impoverished children.

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Press release from U.S Attorney’s Office, Eastern District of Texas:

A 70-year-old Beaumont orthodontist has been sentenced to federal prison for health care fraud violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales Friday, Nov 8.  

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La’Tisha Vargas, an event planner with the folkloric ballet troupe the Golden Triangle Hispanic Association, invites the community to attend a celebration of Mexican Independence Day, which is Sept. 16. Vargas’ dancers, various bands, numerous vendors and others will be on Crockett Street in Beaumont on Sunday, Sept. 15, from 1 p.m. on for a pageant and festival to commemorate the occasion.

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Ray Anthony Grant

Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, at 6:48 p.m. officers responded to a report of a shooting victim in front of a residence in the 2500 block of N. 10th St. in Beaumont. Witnesses stated that the shooter left walking eastbound on Hoover Street toward N. Ninth Street.

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Event Centre

After more than a year of legal maneuvering and mediation, the City of Beaumont has approved a settlement with contractor C.F. Jordan and made the final payment for the city’s newest venue, the Event Centre. 

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First Lady Michelle Obama (Photo courtesy of Alan Coleman)

First Lady Michelle Obama started the Let’s Move! campaign in 2010 with a goal of “solving the challenge of childhood obesity within a generation so that children born today will reach adulthood at a healthy weight,” according to the Let’s Move! website.

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