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Bo Kelley was president of the West Brook High School Booster Club.

Beaumont Independent School District’s West Brook High School Booster Club is undergoing drastic changes since it was revealed Friday, Feb. 14, that president Bo Kelley is being removed for allegedly stealing tens of thousands of dollars from the student athletics account. Vice president Joey Hilliard is stepping in as the acting president until the booster club board of trustees can appoint a selection committee to nominate a new booster leader.

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The Examiner has obtained a copy of a Texas Education Agency investigation report that outlines multiple deficiencies in the Special Education Department of the Beaumont Independent School District.

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Patricia Lambert

While Beaumont Independent School District employees have been told that assistant superintendent for secondary schools Patricia Adams Collins Lambert is missing workdays due to a hurt arm, rumblings around the district water cooler claim that Lambert’s health is not the real reason she has been missing in action.

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UPDATE: Lamar University and Lamar Institute of Technology will reopen at 1 p.m.

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Although supported by her colleagues, peers and the com­munity at large, Beaumont Independent School District employee Sharon Hendrix failed to garner the support of the BISD school board majority Jan.

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Indictments are in for two Beaumont Independent School District employees charged with embezzling millions from the district. The U.S. Attorney's Office will hold a press conference announcing the new development at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 8, but The Examiner has obtained a copy of the filed indictments available at the theexaminer.com.

 

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When an automatic pay raise provision was somehow inserted into new BISD superintendent Timothy Chargois’ employment contract in May 2012, it came as a shock to at least two sitting Beaumont Independent School District Board of Trustees members.

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A new program initiated by Save Our Children (S.O.C.) has recently been implemented in four Beaumont schools with the purpose of boosting the reading capabilities of Beaumont Independent School District students. And those involved in the program say it seems to be working.

Beaumont resident and S.O.C. found­er the Rev. J.D. Roberts said he noticed a disturbing trend in local schools.

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