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Beaumont’s oldest black church celebrating 150th anniversary

 From its beginnings in the years after the Civil War, Beaumont’s oldest black church has witnessed the establishment of the area’s first black public school, weathered desegregation and this year will celebrate 150 years as a ‘beacon of light in the community.’

Beaumont Enterprise

A new GOP color?

The national debate over what it means to be a Republican is playing out in Jefferson County, a place where voters walk a tightrope between the red and the blue.

Abbott gives coastal homeowners a windstorm break

Atheist group scolds Newton Co. sheriff over ‘prayer meeting’ comment

Confederate monument protest ignites profane rant in Orange

Guilty verdict in human trafficking case

Young women forced into prostitution by a man who sold them for sex in cheap Beaumont hotels faced him down on Thursday, demanding that he look them in the eyes as they unleashed messages of anger and resentment.

Jefferson County’s rejected voters were elderly, infirm or out-of-town

Lawyer: Whoever sent nude photos of Groves councilman broke law

A Groves city councilman is being “unfairly targeted” as “a gay man in a conservative town,” said his attorney, who is trying to find out who may have anonymously sent nude photos of the councilman to City Hall last month.

Lumberton ISD to arm teachers with guns

Mental health toll from Harvey lingers

National politics play out on local stage

Photos: Silsbee man caught 500-pound gator

Population in Jefferson Co. drops while other counties gain

Silsbee couple channels grief into rebuild of historic home

State faults 2 SETX nursing homes for Harvey evacuation problems

Supreme Court denies appeal of Byrd killer on death row

Christianity Today

Houston’s Cambodian Baptists Lose Founding Fathers to COVID-19

Houston Chronicle

Colone’s appeal claims he didn’t get a fair trial

Baylor Lariat

Baylor seeks to ban short-term rentals near campus

Controversial Baylor emails discuss sexual assault response

Court orders Baylor to disclose confidential records

Former Title IX investigator sues Baylor

Growing faith and families, Christians follow calling to adopt

Interim Title IX guidelines rescind Obama-era policies

Sexual assault survivors share testimonies, experiences with Title IX

Student Regents bridge gap between students and key decision makers

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