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Dr. Velina Johnson, Sharon Hendrix and Caron Holt

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As the Beaumont Independent School District continues to lavish taxpayer dollars on friends, family, family friends, and a horde of high-priced attorneys, those who do the work of the school district are facing the unemployment line due to what BISD Superintendent Timothy Chargois calls “financial exigency.”

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This statement was just released by BISD spokeswoman Nakisha Miles: 

 

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Preston Pomykal

Officials with the City of Beaumont are moving quickly to curb a massive, seemingly unforeseen increase in the city’s healthcare spending.

According to Chief Financial Officer Laura Clark, this year’s city healthcare spending jumped some $3 million since last year.

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Terrence Holmes (left) and Raquel West (right)

The stage has been set for the November general election after Democratic primary runoffs decided who will go on to face Republican opponents.

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Byron Earl Bush

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office (JCSO) has released the identity of the man they say fired upon two sheriff’s deputies on Thursday, May 22.

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