Larry King Jr. (left) and Donald Lane

Police in Beaumont arrested two suspects reportedly fleeing from an auto burglary in progress Thursday, July 17, BPD reports.

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Be sure to pick up your Special Report of The Examiner's in-depth look at Dr. Chargois' controversial tenure at BISD featuring in-depth chronological timeline of events that lead to the superintendent's downfall.

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Sarah Sanders

As the TEA-appointed Board of Managers looks to repair a fractured BISD school district, budget cuts and Reduction in Force (RIF) continue to affect the lives of teachers, students and members of the community. In response, a growing number of local businesses and individuals are volunteering their time and effort to handle what they believe will be an overwhelming need for classroom supplies caused by budgetary cuts.

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Chinchilla

Criminal District Attorney Cory Crenshaw announced today that Jose Chinchilla, of Beaumont, was sentenced to 50 years in prison in connection with a double murder that was committed on June 12, 2012, according to a July 16 press release.  

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Former Lamar University president Jimmy Simmons (top left) will head the new b
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Texas Education Agency deputy commissioner Michael Berry ruled that TEA Commissioner Michael Williams was within his right to appoint an interim superintendent and Board of Mangers to take over operations formerly entrusted to the Beaumont Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday, July 14.

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