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I believe that once the trial period expires, if you aren't a subscriber (which costs), you will cease receiving updates. If you need RH but can't afford the fees, switch to CentOS - it's RH without the logos and is completely free.
This it NOT official Red Hat policy, but my opinion:
RHEL 6 Beta is publicly downloadable. All are even encouraged to download it and try it so it is as much tested as possible. And I believe they will allow you to update until the official release (since you will be able to use official release for 30 days anyway) so people can test and bug report against the fixed packages as well.
But once official release is released, (30 days expires?) you will have to pay for it.
CentOS project has no intention in building beta version of RHEL 6. They stated that RHEL 6 Beta should be used so people bug report directly to upstream (Red Hat). Once official release source is published CentOS project will start building CentOS 6.0 and I BELIEVE they will publish it within 2 months from RHEL 6.0 official release so we can use it and update for free.
To recap. Use RHEL 6 Beta freely until CentOS 6.0 is released and then switch to CentOS 6.0 if you do not intend to pay for RHEL support.