The News

Alexandria "Lexy" Bertrand

Dec. 6, Texas’ highest criminal court, the Court of Criminal Appeals, stood by its May 2017 decision to order a new trial for Kelvin Roy, a man who has already been proven drunk and high on PCP when he slammed the vehicle he was driving into one occupied by Vidor teen Alexandria “Lexy” Bertrand in 2014.

Proposed senior housing complex

The Beaumont Housing Authority (BHA) is seeking the city’s support for a proposed senior housing complex that would be constructed adjacent to the Great Lawn near the Lakeside Center, a senior activity center taking the place of the Best Years Center.

Dishman Elementary teacher Kelli Meredith and students show excitement

The Beaumont Public Schools Foundation (BPSF) grant caravan stopped at seven Beaumont Independent School District campuses Dec. 1 to make teachers’ and students’ wishes come true with hands-on educational tools that inspire creative learning in the classroom.

Members and friends of the foundation rode out with the BPSF Grant Caravan bus Friday to drop off the learning tools requested, and to present winning educators with glass apples in recognition of their dedication to academic excellence.

Tina Bradley

Experience. Transparency. Accountability. Equality.

These are just a few of the key components of office Tina Bradley promises to bring to the bench if elected the next judge of Jefferson County’s 172nd District Court.

“I think everybody should be treated equally – no matter what,” Bradley said. “Anybody that comes in my courtroom will be treated with civility, respect, and fairness.”

Bonnie Stephenson and Eric Klein on Megyn Kelly TODAY.

Rose City Mayor Bonnie Stephenson appeared on Megyn Kelly TODAY on Dec. 6 with her town’s Hurricane Harvey recovery hero Eric Klein, founder and CEO of disaster aid organization, to celebrate his efforts and highlight the ongoing struggles Rose City faces getting people back into their storm-battered houses. During Kelly’s “People Helping People” segment, the pair received a surprise donation – $10,000 from Lowe’s to – to help the small town’s citizens rebuild their homes and their lives.