The News

Michale Hoke

Educator and environmental champion Michael Hoke of Orange died Wednesday, Jan. 13.

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Beaumont Mayor Becky Ames

Those looking for a chauffer to taxi them about the streets of Beaumont will soon have an option in utilizing what the city has termed “Transportation Network Companies” (

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Orange City Council

Citing a need to acquire more space to house city offices, city of Orange officials are looking to move from their historic downtown locale to property currently serving as the First Financial Bank.

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Chief Operations Officer Robert Calvert

Despite multiple indictments and convictions already attributed to fraud and fiscal mismanagement at the Beaumont Independent School District, officials are still looking to root out any remaining nefarious actors with the help of tipsters. In that vein, BISD launched a Tip Line on Monday, Jan.

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Michael Truncale

Thursday, Jan. 7, Gov. Greg Abbott announced the appointment of Beaumont attorney Michael Truncale to the Austin-based Prepaid Higher Education Tuition Board for a term set to expire Feb. 1, 2021.

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