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Texas Education Agency representatives reported the results of a financial investigation into the Beaumont Independent School District to Superintendent Timothy Chargois on Friday, March 7, according to TEA spokesperson DeEtta Culbertson. BISD officials will have 10 business days to respond to the TEA's findings.

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Bill Lenhart

In a “Focus on Finance” meeting hosted by the Beaumont Independent School District for the media on Monday, March 3, contracted financial consultant Bill Lenhart presented the district’s most recent fiscal plan to curb waste and inappropriate spending costing the school district mil

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“We can’t unscramble the eggs, but we can move forward as a community if we have enough forward-thinking people across racial and denominational backgrounds to come together,” the Rev.

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West Brook High School teacher Rogelio

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Roberto Flores

The problem plaguing the Beaumont Independent School District isn’t just a black and white issue, says Roberto Flores, who claims that Hispanic members of the community are seldom considered and never represented when elected school officials make decisions that affect the education and future of all cultures and races residing in the city.

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Six months after learning via a Texas Legislative Budget Board review that his executive cabinet was staffed with woefully inept or untrained personnel he had personally handpicked for the positions, Beaumont Independent School District Superintendent Timothy Chargois

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Bo Kelley was president of the West Brook High School Booster Club.

Beaumont Independent School District’s West Brook High School Booster Club is undergoing drastic changes since it was revealed Friday, Feb. 14, that president Bo Kelley is being removed for allegedly stealing tens of thousands of dollars from the student athletics account. Vice president Joey Hilliard is stepping in as the acting president until the booster club board of trustees can appoint a selection committee to nominate a new booster leader.

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The Examiner has obtained a copy of a Texas Education Agency investigation report that outlines multiple deficiencies in the Special Education Department of the Beaumont Independent School District.

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Patricia Lambert

While Beaumont Independent School District employees have been told that assistant superintendent for secondary schools Patricia Adams Collins Lambert is missing workdays due to a hurt arm, rumblings around the district water cooler claim that Lambert’s health is not the real reason she has been missing in action.

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UPDATE: Lamar University and Lamar Institute of Technology will reopen at 1 p.m.

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