Beaumont ISD is encouraging all parents/guardians to register their students for the 2020-21 school year, enacting new initiatives to assist with the process. For BISD, classes begin on Monday, Aug. 17, for all students.    Option 1 - BISD Online Registration Portal Parents can complete a…
By Micah Leigh • Features Writer Those lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer are a little bit crazier in 2020. With summer camps cancelled, movie theaters closed, water parks and swimming pools perhaps not the wisest choice, this summer has been especially difficult when it comes to entertaining the…
Beaumont announces 27 new COVID-19 positives Aug. 12.
Out-going Nederland ISD Superintendent Robin Perez, who served in the position for four years and spearheaded the district’s recently awarded bond for widespread updates of the education facilities, died Tuesday after a battle with cancer, the district announced in a statement. “For those that…
Beaumont reports 63 new COVID-19 cases, 1 death for Aug. 11.
Due to a rise in the number of student athletes testing positive for COVID-19, football practices have been put on hold at Lamar University. The students, mostly asymptomatic, have been quarantined for 10 days per CDC protocols, and the university is conducting contact tracing as well as deep…
Synergy Homecare of Southeast Texas believes that caregivers are essential in taking care of seniors, especially amid current COVID-19 crisis. That’s why, on July 30, Synergy Homecare honored these heroes in health care who put the needs of others ahead of their own. The business provided lunch…
Sunday, Aug. 9, at 5:17 p.m., Beaumont police officers responded to a car wash located in the 1500 block of Washington in reference to a fatal traffic crash. The preliminary investigation revealed a red Jeep, driven by a 56-year-old Beaumont woman, struck and killed Gary Darkins, a 56-year-old…
The Texas Department of Public Safety has released the names of two men injured in the crash that killed one BPD officer. DPS revealed Officer Gabriel Fells, 28, was driving the patrol car that was struck by a Ford Mustang traveling the wrong direction on Cardinal Drive Sunday morning around 2:30…