The News

Baptist Beaumont Hospital performed its first transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) surgery with the Edwards SAPIEN XT transcatheter heart valve July 15 in the hospital’s new, state-of-the-art Hybrid Catherization Laboratory.

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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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The New Haven Symphony Orchestra (NHSO) announced in a June 21 press release that Chelsea Tipton, music director of the Symphony of Southeast Texas (SOST), has been appointed as its new Principal Pops Conductor.

Chelsea will lead the NHSO Pops for three years, beginning with his debut in October, the release states, but Tipton told The Examiner he would remain director of the Symphony of Southeast Texas.

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Beaumont City Council voted Tuesday, July 15, to amend the city’s code of ordinance Section 22.02.001 to reflect an increase in water service rates by 5 percent.

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photo by Sharon Brooks

A 41-year-old Vidor man was killed in an officer-related shooting late Friday afternoon, July 11, after his family called Vidor police for assistance

According to the deceased man’s mother, Anna Greer, her son Joe Greer was upset about ending a relationship and angrily slammed the door of the home they shared on Cady Street in Vidor, breaking the door and shattering the door glass.

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