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Joe Domino

January is School Board Recognition Month and the Beaumont Independent School District is joining other districts across the state to thank local leaders for their dedication and willingness to serve as advocates for our children and public schools.

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Nearly $900,000 of forfeited funds have been paid toward financial losses suffered by the Beaumont Independent School District (BISD), announced U.S. Attorney John Malcolm Bales on Jan. 16.

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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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the BISD Board of Managers

First seated by state intervention in July 2014, the Beaumont Independent School District Board of Managers hit the ground running to set about righting the wrongs of the school district’s prior elected officials. When the seven managers — board president Dr. Jimmy Simmons, Jack Carroll, Dr. Vernice Monroe, A.B.

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Jefferson County Judge Donald Floyd postponed Beaumont Independent School District’s May 2015 election, approving an agreement late this past week between the school district and plaintiffs who fought for the scheduling of the 2015 election in the first place.

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Five BISD staff members and three students received items necessary to make their classroom dreams come true when the Beaumont Public Schools Foundation (BPSF) distrib

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The Beaumont Independent School District announced on Friday, Dec.

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Sergeant Rob Flores said Beaumont Police received a 911 call Monday morning about an ill child on a school bus, possibly having a seizure.

The child was transported to Christus Hospital St. Elizabeth where he died. The hospital contacted Beaumont Police and they in turn contacted BISD Police.

Investigators aren't releasing the student's name.

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Former Beaumont Independent School District superintendent Carrol Thomas was at the Jefferson County Courthouse on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 4, but the out-of-towner wasn’t there to vote. Instead, Thomas bypassed the polling booths and headed straight to the elevators where he went to the third floor grand jury room.

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Former Beaumont Independent School District contract electrician Calvin Walker is claiming through attorney Dick DeGuerin that the prosecution he now faces in allegations of fraudulently overbilling the school district and the city of Port Arthur amounts to double jeopardy. Furthermore, according to Walker’s attorney, the close ties shared between the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office and the Beaumont U.S.

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