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Jefferson County

August 28, 2015 -- Jefferson County Drainage District No. 6 will host a ribbon cutting ceremony on Monday to celebrate the completion of the Needmore Diversion Channel. More
August 25, 2015 -- Beaumont City Council today voted unanimously to award an estimated $1,063,500 contract to LD Construction, Inc. for asphaltic concrete pavement work. More
August 25, 2015 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to approve the port's FY2016 Budget, which included total projected revenues of $13.6 million, a 12 percent increase over the previous year. More
August 24, 2015 -- Jefferson County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to grant a 30-day extension for Jefferson County Emergency Services District No. 1 to file the district’s annual audit. More
August 24, 2015 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today issued a consumer alert regarding "money flipping" scams on social media. More
August 22, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard has reopened the Neches River, with restrictions, following the capsizing of a tow boat near Port Arthur on Friday. More
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August 22, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard on Friday responded to a capsized towing vessel near Port Arthur. More
August 21, 2015 -- The November 3 Election approaches, with Monday as the deadline for candidates to file for office, while bond referendums and other propositions are added to the ballot. More
August 20, 2015 -- Port Arthur City Council on Tuesday voted 8-1, with Derrick Freeman opposed, to approve an ordinance providing for a special election on November 3 to fill Freeman's seat on the city council, following debate as to whether Freeman's statements that he intends to run for mayor has required his position to be vacated. More
August 19, 2015 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council has launched its Water Resources Information Map. More
August 18, 2015 -- Beaumont City Council today voted unanimously to appoint Kellie Colbert as an assistant city attorney and set her starting compensation. More
August 17, 2015 -- Jefferson County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to approve the renewal of the Auto Theft Task Force Grant for FY2016. More
August 17, 2015 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today warned taxpayers to be alert for scams involving callers impersonating Internal Revenue Service agents. More
August 11, 2015 -- Beaumont City Council today voted unanimously to approve a $2,020,000 budget amendment for the FY2015 Budget. More
August 10, 2015 -- Jefferson County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to issue a burn ban for unincorporated areas of the county. More
August 07, 2015 -- The Jefferson County Tourism Committee is accepting applications through September 4 for grant funding of tourism-related projects benefiting the county. More
August 06, 2015 -- Port Arthur City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to designate a Tax Abatement Reinvestment Zone in Downtown Port Arthur and the Port of Port Arthur area. More
August 04, 2015 -- Beaumont City Council today voted unanimously to award a $2,158,069 contract to Brystar Contracting, Inc. for the reconstruction and widening of Avenue A from south of Elgie Street to Washington Boulevard. More
August 03, 2015 -- The Southeast Texas Economic Development Foundation recently partnered with JPMorgan Chase Bank N.A. to finance a small business loan in the amount of $7,286,000 for Temple-based Tri-Supply Inc. More
August 03, 2015 -- Jefferson County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to approve a contract with the Southeast Texas Regional Planning Commission related to 9-1-1 service for the county. More
August 03, 2015 -- Lamar University today announced that it is receiving $236,000 in funding from the City of Beaumont to purchase new equipment for the university's television station. More
August 03, 2015 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today issued a scam alert regarding fraudulent emails promoting medicine for diabetes or other common medical conditions. More
July 28, 2015 -- Beaumont City Council today voted unanimously to amend the city's Code of Ordinances to allow the sale, consumption and possession of alcoholic beverages within city parks under certain conditions. More
July 27, 2015 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to adopt a resolution casting the port’s ballots in favor of selecting Jefferson County Tax Assessor-Collector Allison Nathan Getz as nominee to serve as the Conservation and Reclamation District’s representative on the Jefferson County Appraisal District Board of Trustees. More
July 27, 2015 -- The Jefferson County Tourism Committee today announced that it is accepting applications for grants to be awarded to tourism-related projects. More
July 27, 2015 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today provided tips to spot spam profiles on Tinder, a mobile dating app. More
July 27, 2015 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Policy Council on Friday voted unanimously to release candidate transportation projects in the H-GAC service area for public review and comment. More
July 24, 2015 -- The Texas Lottery Commission today announced that a Beaumont man has claimed a $7.5 million top prize in one of the lottery's scratch-off games. More
July 21, 2015 -- Beaumont City Council today voted unanimously to add a second assistant chief position for the Beaumont Police Department. More
July 20, 2015 -- Jefferson County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to approve an order creating the ExxonMobil Beaumont Refinery Complex Reinvestment Zone to allow for tax abatements for ExxonMobil’s Polyethylene Expansion Project. More
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