The News

A.B. Bernard of BISD speaks with TASB executive search staffer Dr. Bob Smith.

The Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) Executive Search Services, employed by the Beaumont Independent School District Board of Managers to assist with the search for a new superintendent to replace current BISD Superintendent Vernon Butler, has spent hours listening to community stakeholder input as to what qualifications are needed in the new head o

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Brandon Daigle

A recent arrest in Vidor has once again raised concerns about heroin’s presence in Southeast Texas, and the U.S. Attorney says he worries the United States could see more of the dangerous drug coming across the Mexican border due to an increase in interest by cartels.

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Every Saturday night, according to Beaumont officials, upward of 300 unsupervised youths can be seen roving the corridors of Parkdale Mall, participating in public brawls that are becoming harder and harder for police and security personnel to control.

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Fire investigators suspect a wood burning stove may have been the ignition point for a blaze that caused extensive damage to a Beaumont home early this morning, reports Beaumont Fire-Rescue.

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Looking for that special Valentine Day’s treat this year? Advocates for Children Inc., “A CASA Program,” in Orange has just the ticket, literally, for a wonderful night out for your special someone or someones.

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