The News

Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson has released his proposed plan to build a pier on Bolivar Peninsula for public comment as the closure of Rollover Pass nears in the coming months.

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Federal prosecutors continued calling witnesses to the stand Dec. 9 as the trial alleging Calvin Walker of Walker’s Electric Company defrauded taxpayers and BISD of millions of dollars.

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BEAUMONT – Effective Jan. 1, 2012, Lamar Institute of Technology will become a tobacco-free campus, in an effort to maintain a healthy and safe environment for its students, staff, faculty and visitors.
The Texas State University System has asked for all its colleges and universities to have a tobacco-free policy in place by June 2012.
Smoking or the use of any tobacco product, including smokeless tobacco, will not be permitted in any facility or on the grounds of any LIT campus. The policy will apply to everyone who comes to the campus, including visitors, vendors, contractors, etc.

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