The News

The Board of Regents of the Texas State University System, during a special called meeting Wed, Jun 18, confirmed the appointment of Dr. Betty Reynard as president of Lamar State College-Port Arthur. Reynard, who currently serves as vice president for academic affairs at Lamar Institute of Technology, was named sole finalist last month.

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Jefferson County District Attorney Cory Crenshaw now says the Beaumont Independent School District Board of Trustees' regularly scheduled 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 19, meeting is canceled. 

PRIOR COVERAGE:

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The following is a press release from the US Attorney John "Malcom" Bales of the Eastern District of Texas: 

 

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photo by Kevin King

A city of Beaumont dump truck driver picking up debris with his truck's boom caused widespread power outages Thursday, June 19, when the driver lifted his boom too high and entangled it with power lines on the corner of Sixth and Long streets.

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Tara and Mary Caroline Austin

The bond between teammates and how well they know each other on the field is what allows them to work well together and lead a team to victory. This bond was seen in the 2-1 win the injury plagued United States men’s World Cup soccer team pulled off Monday, June 16, over a Ghana team that had previously eliminated them twice from World Cup play in 2006 and 2010.

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