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Jerry Hughes Realty merges with American Real Estate ERA Powered

Jerry Hughes Realty of Orange is merging with American Real Estate ERA Powered of Beaumont.
According to a release by the two companies, the merger coincides with the retirement of brokers/owners Jerry and Loretta Hughes. His daughter-in-law, Debbie Hughes, who has had an active leadership in the firm for many years, will now serve as the Orange branch leader while continuing to serve in a sales capacity, the release states.
The full-service brokerage, which handles residential and commercial real estate, was responsible for more than $50 million in sales volume in 2016.

Port Arthur native to open new Cajun restaurant

Port Arthur native Tony Nguyen has become quite the entrepreneur. With two already established businesses in Port Arthur and one in Garden Grove, California, Nguyen is set to open Reel Cajun Seafood Restaurant & Bar at 7500 Twin City Highway.
“We will be a seafood restaurant and bar,” said Nguyen. “From Cajun eats to steaks and burgers for the non-seafood eaters.”
The location of Reel Cajun was once the Twin City Kia car dealership.