The News

Butterfly Release

If the unforgettable experience of watching hundreds of beautiful butterflies take flight simultaneously isn’t enough to convince you to attend Harbor Foundation’s sixth annual butterfly release, perhaps free food, music, and fun and educational activities will grab your attention.

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This year’s Neches River Festival King is Mitch Smith.

Saturday, April 18, at 10 a.m., the Neches River Festival Parade will start at South MLK Parkway and Bonham Street. The parade will continue north down MLK, turn east on Calder Avenue toward downtown Beaumont and then turn south on Park Street.

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Police arrested a 13-year-old boy on the evening of April 13 after the shotgun-wielding juvenile reportedly stole a taxi cab and used it to evade pursuing officers.

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Dr. John W. Frossard

The Beaumont Independent School District Board of Managers unanimously voted to name Dr. John W. Frossard the lone finalist for the position of superintendent at a meeting held Monday, April 13.

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Daryl Johnson, Erin Gipson Johnson and Kailyn Pete

From the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Texas - Three former Beaumont Independent School District employees have been sentenced for federal violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales (on Monday, April 13).

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