Dan, pull the thermostat out completely and see what you get. If it is still running that hot, then there is a problem with block circulation or the water pump. I'm betting with the stat out, you will see a difference.
Nice to see ya again..
2000 Dodge Grand Caravan SE
No matter what you fix, there will always be something else to fix..
"Warranty" is just another way of postponing the inevitable.