Lamar, LIT start late Wednesday, Jan. 29

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UPDATE: Lamar University and Lamar Institute of Technology will reopen at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29. All offices will open and classes will resume. Administrators encourage students, faculty and staff to exercise extra care in traveling and continue to monitor local and social media in the event conditions do not improve as anticipated. 

Beaumont ISD has canceled classes Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, for staff and students.


Due to the forecast of inclement weather, Lamar University and Lamar Institute of Technology classes and offices will be closed Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014. According to an LU advisory, Monday evening classes will be held as scheduled. Students, faculty and staff are asked monitor the LU and LIT websites, local news media and social media for updates.

The Beaumont Independent School District has also canceled classes Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, for both staff and students, according to the BISD website. A decision will be made about Wednesday, Jan. 29, after evaluating conditions on Tuesday. For updates, including high school sports information, click here to visit the BISD website

Beaumont bridge, overpass closures