The Beaumont Independent School District has been granted a temporary retraining order barring the Texas Education Agency from appointing a Board of Managers to replace the local elected Board of Trustees, and also precluding the state agency from removing current BISD superintendent Timothy Chargois and appointing a new interim superintendent.
A woman with a financial criminal history spanning three states and at least two decades will spend the next several years behind bars after she admitted to stealing from her comatose, common-law husband.
Jefferson County Criminal District Attorney, Cory Crenshaw, doesn’t have much time to make his impact on Jefferson County, but as the interim District Attorney just passed his 100th day in office, he says he’s well on his way to righting more than a few wrongs.
In a last-ditch attempt to thwart a Texas Education Agency takeover, the Beaumont Independent School District filed for a restraining order barring the state agency from intervening at the school district after state investigators identified multiple egregious “failures” on the part of the BISD Superintendent Timothy
Police in Orange are investigating yet another incident at the Best Price Motel at 2610 Interstate 10 West. This time, a guest at the motel was arrested for lighting a pile of clothes on fire in one of the rooms.
Police arrested an Orange woman for aggravated robbery and evading detention after she allegedly dragged a woman trying to keep hold of her bag during a purse-snatching near 10th Street and Polk Avenue at about Noon on May 9.
While we harbor no disrespect for the Wall Street Journal who called us “that scrappy little paper from Southeast Texas,” we prefer to think of ourselves as simple seekers of the truth. We’re of the opinion that headlines and sound bites never tell the whole story. Our readers demand all the facts, facets and flavors of every story or event. And, they expect to be informed, educated and stirred to action.