Jessie Haynes and Calvin Walker

Federal Judge Marcia Crone has spent nearly a year sifting through hundreds of legal documents filed as part of a civil racketeering case against roughly three dozen local, state and federal officials, as well as local media outlets and representatives, lodged by former Beaumont Independent School District administrator Jessie Haynes and contract electrician Calvin Walker. The total number of defendants in the case is dwindling, however, as just this past week two more were dismissed entirely from the litigation.

High Five 05-19-2016

Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s assistance in getting dangerous drug dealers and drug users, along with the poisonous products they carry, off the streets. To that end, The Examiner will periodically feature a list of five persons accused of drug-related crimes here in High Five.

“Crime Stoppers and The Examiner are teaming up to fight the drug problem in Southeast Texas,” Beaumont Police Officer Carol Riley of Crime Stoppers said.

Money Monster

‘Money Monster’

Starring: George Clooney, Julia Roberts

Directed by: Jodie Foster

Rated: R


The Goonies

Classic Movie Night resumes with the 1985 adventure comedy The Goonies on Friday, May 20 at the historic Jefferson Theatre in downtown Beaumont.


The Big Texas Beer Fest will come to Houston for the first time Saturday, May 21, at NRG Center (located next to NRG Stadium, south 610 Loop between Fannin and Kirby) from 1-6:30 p.m.