Three-year-old Ralph Rhymes III enjoys his large ice cream cone and says he love

The fair in is town, and you know what that means! Rides, midway games and, to be honest, the real reason you came — the food!

We’ve scoured the South Texas State Fair to find the best bang for your buck just in time for the final weekend.


For the first time ever, WWE superstar Chris Jericho and his rock band Fozzy will perform in Beaumont on Friday, May 22 at the historic Jefferson Theatre. Tickets for this all ages show go on sale on Friday, April 3, at 10 a.m. via the Beaumont Civic Center box office and ticketmaster.com for just $10.


‘The Gunman’

Starring: Sean Penn, Javier Bardem

Directed by: Pierre Morel

Rated: R


Bistek Relleno

The building to the left of Texas Inn on Eastex Freeway has been home to several restaurants over the past decade – Willy Ray’s BBQ, Lone Star Steak House, and more recently J.A.C.K.K’s Diner – and while these barbeque places were smoked out, a new eatery might have what it takes to stay awhile.


Over the past several months you may have seen Sal Khan, founder of the Khan Academy (khanacademy.org) appearing in a commercial for the Bank of America, announcing its free online “Better Money Habits” (bettermoneyhabits.com) education program.  Started in April of 2013, utilizing the educational and academic expertise of the Khan Academy, and funded by the Bank of America, this free online learning program offers basic financial education to all.