Two people kayaking through Big Thicket National Preserve near Beaumont, TX

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Gordon Williams: Leaving a Legacy

Leaving A Legacy Most people don’t know in 1943 Beaumont was part of a movement of hateful race riots across the nation. It’s a fact Gordon Williams first came across from a simple line in a book. Curiosity and creativity turned that one sentence into a project years in the making with Beaumont now…

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Happy Birthday Babe

Today we celebrate the birthday one of the greatest female athletes of all time. Mildred Ella Didrikson Zaharias (affectionately known as "Babe") set records in golf, basketball and track and field. Raised in Beaumont, Texas, Babe won two gold medals and one silver medal in the 1932 Los Angeles…

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