In the spirit of sparing no expense in fighting the Texas Education Agency takeover of the failing Beaumont Independent School District, the school district’s high-dollar attorneys have produced a lineup of witnesses to bring to Austin this Friday, June 6, that includes more than 30 employees, administrators, elected officials, and paid-by-the-hour lawyers for the district.

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The Beaumont Teachers Association is asking the state education commissioner to block layoffs. Here's a statement The Examiner received Tuesday, June 3: 

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Timothy B. Chargois

In a letter to all Beaumont Independent School District staff, Superintendent Timothy Chargois said the district now anticipates that all employees affected by the coming reduction in force will be notified no later than June 30, rather than the June 12 date given previously.

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This statement was just released by BISD spokeswoman Nakisha Miles: 

 

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It’s a free concert to kickoff the summer concert series as national touring rock band Framing Hanley will perform an all ages show at Beautiful Mountain Skate Plaza on Saturday, June 14 located at the intersection of Laurel and Magnolia in downtown Beaumont.

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