C# help - Regex exact match error

Hey, i was wondering if someone could help me figure out what i am doing wrong with this c# regex code. It highlights what i want but it doesnt highlight the exact match and i keep getting errors.
For example. “This is the queen bee”. be would be highlighted in the “bee”. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

string searchTerms = new { “be”, “being”, “been”, “am”, “is”};
if (richTextBox1.Text != string.Empty)

                string text = richTextBox1.Text;
                richTextBox1.Text = "";
                richTextBox1.Text = text;

                foreach (Match m in new Regex(@"\b("string.Join("|", searchTerms.Select(t => t.Replace("|", "\\|")))).Matches(richTextBox1.Text)


                    richTextBox1.Select(m.Index, m.Length);
                    richTextBox1.SelectionColor = Color.Red;

thank you

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