Beaumont ISD

LeRoy Saleme, Shirley Bonton and Willis Mackey

In early March 2014, the La Marque school district was assigned a state conservator after consecutive years of poor academic performance and financial troubles, according to information from the Texas Education Agency.

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Chief Operations Officer Robert Calvert

Despite multiple indictments and convictions already attributed to fraud and fiscal mismanagement at the Beaumont Independent School District, officials are still looking to root out any remaining nefarious actors with the help of tipsters. In that vein, BISD launched a Tip Line on Monday, Jan.

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Tyseski Ardoin

Former Beaumont Independent School District special education teacher and Central High School assistant coach Tyseski Ardoin pleaded guilty to engaging in an improper relationship with a student in Jefferson County Jud

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Patricia Adams Lambert and her husband enter the federal courthouse in Beaumont.

UPDATE: Former BISD administrator pleads guilty to theft, conspiracy

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Shaunte Guillory (bottom right) came back to Beaumont to teach at Jones-Clark

Beaumont Independent School District’s Board of Managers deliberated the termination of Jones-Clark Elementary principal Shaunte

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Michael Fisher

Former educator Michael Fisher was found guilty and sentenced to 10 years probation and anger management classes for punching a student while he was employed as a math tutor at Beaumont Independent School District’s Smith Middle School in November 2013. Fisher maintained his innocence throughout his trial, but video surveillance of the incident and witness testimony, including testimony from two fellow educators, convinced a jury otherwise.

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Patricia Lambert, 60, and Victoria Steward, 31

Starting at 2:30 p.m. today, watch live, streaming video of a press conference by US Attorney Malcolm Bales on a indictment concerning Beaumont ISD.

Watch the live stream below:

http://www.ustream.tv/channel/examiner-bmt

 

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State Rep. Joe Deshotel

State Rep. Joe Deshotel said Wednesday morning, April 9, 2014, that he believes a Texas Education Agency takeover of Beaumont Independent School District may be the only way for the district to regain the trust of the community so it can continue its duty of educating children.

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TEA Commissioner Michael Williams (studiosuzelle.blogspot.com photo)

UPDATE: Jefferson County District Attorney Cory Crenshaw responds to the TEA announcement of a takeover recommendation.

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