An attorney representing BISD's Patricia Lambert has denied reports that Lambert was fired. The Examiner is still investigating the case and will post updates as they become available.  



(LIT Press Release)

Two Lamar Institute of Technology students earned medals at the National SkillsUSA Competition held June 24-28 in Kansas City, Mo.

Kenneth Ross, a utility line technology student, earned a silver medal in job skill demonstration open. In this contest, competitors demonstrate and explain an entry-level job skill. His advisor was Rusty Koenig, program director of utility line technology.


At least three train cars derailed after a flaw in a new set of tracks gave way. 

According to port workers on the scene, moments after the track gave way about 1:30 p.m. Thursday, July 4, three grain cars halfway through a lengthy train jumped their tracks and ended up on their sides behind the Beaumont Civic Center. 

James Dewayne Carter is wanted for forgery.

Hardin County Sheriff’s Department Top Five Most Wanted as of July 1:

James Dewayne Carter for Forgery — age 39, last known address was 8882 Harvard Drive in Lumberton


Former Orange Police Department officer Taylor Saleme was arrested Tuesday afternoon, June 25, after being implicated in the theft of prescription drugs.