Barbie Perkins-Cooper, Author

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Dearest Readers: While I know I’ve been quiet for a bit, it wasn’t my intention. Let’s just say, sometimes life does require extra attention. So many demands of life have truly left me overwhelmed; nevertheless, I had a serious talk with God and now, things are moving along. I would like to take a moment …

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HIT THE ROAD Beaumont Here in Southeast Texas, Cajun meets country, and celebrities abound BY BARBIE PERKINS-COOPER AUGUST 2009 Enlarge Beaumont likes to describe itself as “Texas with a little something extra.” West of the Louisiana border, Beaumont has absorbed zydeco music, with its unique washboard and accordion flourishes, and Cajun food. But just off Interstate …

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