The News

Texas State Teachers Association (TSTA) President Noel Candelaria regarding the budget approved by the Texas Senate on March 28:

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The Tri-County Disproportionality and Disparities Committee, a group aimed at driving change and improving disparities for minorities in our community, is hosting Beaumont’s third annual LGBTQIA Summit, according to a release from the committee.

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Little Cypress-Mauriceville and West Orange-Stark High School student leaders have teamed up with Orange area leadership and Southeast Texas professionals to host a toy, game, and sports equipment collection drive to benefit children associated with CASA of the Sabine Neches Region.

Collection drop boxes are located at: 

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Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced that the Child Exploitation Unit (CEU) of his office arrested William Doyle Gant, 47, of Shepherd, on March 28 for five counts of possession of child pornography, a third-degree felony. Gant could face up to 10 years in prison per charge if convicted.

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Administration for Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas, Cancer Center of Southeast Texas and Altus Cancer Center will announced that on April 3, 2017, the consolidation of specialized radiation therapy, hematology and medical oncology services to expand and enhance regional cancer care in Southeast Texas.

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