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Sunday, March 17 2013, 12:08 AM CDT
Thousands of Hispanics attend conference in Beaumont
BEAUMONT - Thousands of Hispanics from all over the state converged in downtown Beaumont for a family conference. 
The Diocese of Beaumont Hispanic ministry sponsored the event at the Beaumont Civic Center for the fifth year.

It offered a number of workshops and presentations.

The diocese shared information on how to plan for a better future through education, communication, and family.

The Diocese Hispanic Ministries Director Jesus Abrego says the annual event is important for a number of reasons.

“It's important because there is so many of us and again it's an immigrant population and so we need to help them to understand their new country, their new reality, their new culture," he said.

Abrego says the event also offered special programs for students to help them reach their goals.
Thousands of Hispanics attend conference in Beaumont

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