Beaumont

Beaumont firefighters battled a fire in the 6000 Jody Lane in Beaumont shortly after 5 p.m. on June 15, the Beaumont Fire Department reports. They were able to douse the fire, but not before it spread to an outbuilding on a nearby property.

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A gaming ordinance tabled at last week's Beaumont City Council meeting passed unanimously on Tuesday, June 10.

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Beaumont firefighters battled an afternoon blaze on Tuesday, May 27, the fire department reports.

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Beaumont Fire Rescue units responded to an early morning fire just before 5:30 a.m. on Monday, May 19, that appears to have begun in the kitchen of the residence and spread to the attic, according to investigators.

The Beaumont Fire Department reports units responded to a reported structure fire in the 3600 block of West Lynwood Drive. When firefighters arrived, they found the attic of the home on fire. The homeowner and his daughter were home at the time of the fire and were able to escape without injury.

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Firefighters in Beaumont responded to a structure fire in the 5900 block of Falcon Lane in Beaumont shortly after 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 15.

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2014-Q1 results for Beaumont

• Home sales volume was up 10.02 percent, which is significantly higher than the statewide trend.

• Home prices both increased and decreased. The median price rose to $125,800, up 0.39 percent from the prior year, and the average price was $138,730, down 5.59 percent. Those trends are lower than what was seen throughout the state.

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Beaumont Fire Rescue units responded to a residential fire in the 1200 block of Roberts Street in Beaumont at about 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, April 29.

According tot he news release from the Beaumont Fire Department, when firefighters arrived at the residence they found flames licking out from the front window of the home. Firefighters were able to confine the fire to one room.

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Beaumont Animal Services personnel are investigating an incident that occurred Saturday, April 26, in which a young resident was bitten by a bat.

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On Saturday, May 3, 2014 from 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., the Biggest Loser Half Marathon/5K will be in Beaumont beginning at The Event Center at 7:00 a.m. The route will wind through downtown Beaumont and include areas near the Port of Beaumont, UTMB on Washington, and the Park and Pennsylvania underpasses.

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A man in Beaumont refused treatment and refused to file charges after being shot as the result of an altercation that was reportedly initiated by the victim in retaliation of an unreported armed robbery on the morning of April 24.

At 12:03 p.m. on Thursday April 24, officers of the Beaumont Police Department were dispatched to 2555 Sweetgum Rd. in reference to a victim of a shooting, police report. Upon arrival, officers located the victim who was suffering from a very minor wound to his right buttock.

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