The News

Press release from the Beaumont Public Schools Foundation:

The Beaumont Public Schools Foundation, Inc. (BPSF) will hold its 21st Annual BPSF Invitational Golf Tournament on Monday, June 17, 2013 at Brentwood Country Club in Beaumont. The BPSF annual golf tournament is the largest fundraising event the Foundation hosts.

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In an effort to alert drivers and manage traffic incidents, the Texas Department of Transportation is installing warning signs along Interstate 10 in Beaumont.

Signs are currently being installed with the warning “DETOUR WHEN FLASHING, IH10 CLOSED IN Beaumont” to let drivers know if the interstate is closed in Beaumont, according to a press release from TxDOT.

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Command of the Army’s 842nd Transportation Battalion changed hands Thursday, June 13, during a ceremony at the battalion’s headquarters at the Port of Beaumont. Lt. Col. Michael J. Arnold handed command over to Lt. Col. Darrin M. Bowser. Arnold, who has held command of the 842nd Transportation Battalion for the last two years, was reassigned to the Headquarters Second Infantry Division in Korea.

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Visiti Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center to celebrate Pollinator Week, which takes place  June 17- 23, 2013.

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Duane Lee Washington (center) with his attorney

After two days of testimony, a jury deliberated about four hours before finding Duane Lee Washington guilty Thursday, June 13, in the Christmas Day murder of his 93-year-old grandfather almost 10 years ago. 

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