Spindletop Rotary Club

Rendering of the new Port of Beaumont Main Street  Terminal 1

Port of Beaumont Director Chris Fisher addressed the Spindletop Rotary Club at its meeting Tuesday, Oct. 10, at the MCM Eleganté Hotel in Beaumont, sharing plans for capital improvement projects that are aimed at improving commerce efficiency at the port.

Nov. 7, the Port of Beaumont will seek the issuance of $85 million in General Obligation Bonds to fund a portion of three major projects totaling $102.2 million with the remaining costs associated with these projects being funded by a combination of port and grant funds, according to a fact sheet provided by the port.

Heagan Holmes

When 11-year-old Heagan Holmes first sat huddled, head down and ready to race at the starting line of Beaumont’s 2012 soapbox derby competition, she couldn’t have known her first race would eventually le