Jennifer Johnson

Don Dodd, Sharon Brooks, Chad Cooper, Jennifer Johnson, Joshua Cobb, Kevin King

When the Press Club of Southeast Texas opens entries for the best investigative reports, eligible candidates from Southeast Texas’ daily newspapers, non-daily newspapers and magazines vie for the coveted honor of earning top distinction. At a ceremony held Friday, June 8, The Examiner secured both the first and second place awards in the highly competitive category.

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The Examiner Publisher Don Dodd, Supervising Editor Jennifer Johnson, City Edito

The Examiner received multiple honors at the 25th annual Press Club of Southeast Texas Excellence in Media Awards, held Friday, June 10, at the MCM Eleganté Hotel and Conference Center in Beaumont.

In addition to winning first place in Overall Excellence and best Website News, Examiner staff won individual honors across several categories.

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From the good-times team that brought you Goodfella’s and Madison’s comes Beaumont’s latest Frankie Ran­dazzo/Buck Maraist brainchild – Bar Local – now open in the old Pacesetter Lounge at the Colonnade Shopping Center on Phelan Boulevard.

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If “education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world,” as human rights activist Nelson Mandela fervently proclaimed, then students of Beaumont are well on their way to being empowered beyond expectation thanks to the dedication and service of classroom teachers who give of themselves above and beyond what is required to earn a mere paycheck.

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Downtown Beaumont is shutting down traffic to show its colors Saturday, Oct. 11 – more specifically, pink and teal to symbolize support for survivors of breast and ovarian cancer, and to celebrate the lives of those who have been taken by the diseases.

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Thomas Anthony Guerriero

Anyone being asked to invest mon­ey in Beaumont’s new indoor soccer league should know that “international financier” Thomas Anthony Guerriero is far from whom he and his staff claim him to be.

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Anyone being asked to invest mon­ey in Beaumont’s new indoor soccer league should know that “international financier” Thomas Anthony Guerriero is far from whom he and his staff claim him to be.

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County Court at Law No. 3 Judge Langston Adams has denied a request by Beaumont Independent School District Communication Director Jessie Haynes for a new trial on her Class B misdemeanor conviction for blocking a public passageway.

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Chris Tritico

Beaumont Independent School District Superintendent Timothy Chargois and BISD Board of Trustees president Gwen

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While the Beaumont Independent School District administration claims they are speaking on behalf of the students of the school district, the students spoke up for themselves at a budget meeting Monday, June 9.

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