I'm running the beta of BeyondPod, version 4.2.38, and it pauses Very often.
I have Pause on Notification set, but if the phone is set to Silent or Do Not Disturb, it still pauses.
It does it if I use the built-in speaker, if I use a bluetooth headset, or if I use a bluetooth connection to the car.

In a 2 hour podcast every time I get a notification (and often when there's nothing), playback pauses. I hit play, and it pauses again 5-10 seconds later.

Because I'm on silent, the expected behaviour is that it would not pause at all.

Anyone else experience this?

OnePlus 5
Android 8.1.0