The Beaumont A&M Club celebrated its 56-year tradition of honoring outstanding Beaumont teachers at a ceremony held Tuesday, Sept. 29, at the St. Jude Thaddeus Catholic Church. During the event, six educators were heralded for their service to the city’s youth, performing their jobs with an excellence that will benefit the community long into the future.


‘The Martian’

Starring: Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Rated: PG-13


Owner John Wilson visits with guests at his new restaurant on the corner of Glad
The Corned Beef Hash at J. Wilson’s is made with succulent chunks of Cajun corne

On the corner of Gladys and Lucas in Beaumont’s West End is a new restaurant unlike any other in the area with an inviting atmosphere and food that is quickly becoming the talk of the town. J. Wilson’s has only been open for a few weeks but is already drawing brunch and dinner crowds many chain restaurants don’t see. The idea is homegrown from one of Beaumont’s own.

Jefferson County Court at Law No. 2 Judge Cory Crenshaw

Citing more than 100 years of case law, administrative Judge Olen Underwood has refused to force Jefferson County Court at Law No.

Body camera used by Lamar police

The Lamar University Police Department (LUPD) is expanding its use of body-worn cameras. Cameras are already in use across campus, according to a Lamar press release, from the campus security camera system to cameras in each LUPD patrol unit.