The News

Michael Truncale

Thursday, Jan. 7, Gov. Greg Abbott announced the appointment of Beaumont attorney Michael Truncale to the Austin-based Prepaid Higher Education Tuition Board for a term set to expire Feb. 1, 2021.

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Kirvis Fontenot

Beaumont Independent School District is down an administrator this week as longtime district employee Kirvis Fontenot was first questioned by criminal investigators at his Pathways alternative school campus and then given leave of his officials duties in short succession.

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Tilman Fertitta raises a glass of champagne in celebration of the grand opening

Tilman Fertitta, chairman, CEO, and sole shareholder of Landry’s Inc. and one of America’s wealthiest businessmen, will star in CNBC’s new original primetime series, “Billion Dollar Buyer,” premiering Tuesday, March 22 at 9 p.m. CST.

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Friends and family of a Port Neches Middle School student who shattered his pelvis when he fell 30 feet on Nov. 23 are holding a barbecue benefit to raise funds for his medical treatment. 

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Brought in from the French Quarter of New Orleans, a circa 1900 Louis XV all-bro

A Beaumont estate sale will feature three generations of “wonderful stuff,” as gatherer Charlotte Fontenot likes to call the unique collection of art and antique items, some dating back to the early 1700s.

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