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Ship channel expansion on pace for 2019

Championing for the economic stability and growth of Southeast Texas, Jefferson County Judge Jeff Branick has been granted support and a tentative $800 million in funding for hurricane levee improvements and deepening the Sabine-Neches Waterway – a feat that will not only create a projected thousands of new, permanent jobs in Jefferson County but also spur ancillary growth anticipated to nearly double the waterway’s impact on the nation over the life of the project. 

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William Boutte next to unfinished post Harvey work

As Southeast Texans continue to rebuild their lives and their homes four months after Hurricane Harvey’s destructive flooding, some homeowners are struggling to get local contractors who didn’t keep their promises to give them their money back.

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Police in Beaumont have arrested a man and woman accused of the burglary of a local business March 11.

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