Beaumont Mayor Becky Ames received the 2020 National Award for Local Arts Leadership from the United States Conference of Mayors on Friday, Jan. 24, during a presentation in Washington D.C. Americans for the Arts, in partnership with the United States Conference of Mayors, has presented the Local…
The Seafarers’ Center of Beaumont is hosting a St. Patrick’s Party on Saturday, March 14, from 6-11 p.m. The Irish-themed event will take place at O’Hearn’s Pub located inside the Clifton Steamboat Complex, 8727 Highway 124 in Beaumont. Proceeds from the fundraiser will benefit the center in their…
Beaumont Planning and Community Development Director Chris Boone says Unity Fiber is currently installing fiber-optic cable along Delaware Street in Beaumont. Though the installation may be slowing down traffic for drivers now, information from Spectrum and other internet service providers…
CHRISTUS Southeast Texas Health System held a commissioning ceremony Jan. 16 honoring the promotion of its security force to State Certified Level III Commissioned Security Officers, which allows them to carry firearms in the course of their duties. CHRISTUS leadership determined that…
Orange County Disaster Rebuild has reportedly partnered with World Renew Disaster Response Services to find individuals with unmet needs resulting from Hurricane Harvey in August 2017 and Tropical Storm Imelda in September 2019. World Renew will have volunteers in Orange County from Monday, Jan. 20…
The Orange County Economic Development Corporation (OCEDC) announced Jan. 13 that the organization has hired Megan Romero as its Business Development Manager. Romero comes to the EDC from Albanese Cormier Holdings, a progressive commercial real estate company, where she has been responsible for…
Kenneth Semien Sr. leads the nonprofit Beaumont Area Council of the Blind (BACB), and he and his membership exemplify to others that people should not label them as limited due to blindness. These active and engaged community members have careers, navigate city streets, travel, shop, donate and…
In a statement, Air Liquide of Port Neches warned its residential and business neighbors that there would be elevated noise levels at the site starting Jan. 17. "Air Liquide is committed to operating responsibly in the community it serves," the company described in a news release. "As we continue…
Governor Greg Abbott announced Jan. 10 that he has reappointed Beaumont engineer Dr. Sina Nejad to the Texas Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors for a term set to expire on September 26, 2025, and named Nejad chair of the board. The Texas Board of Professional Engineers and Land…
BBB accepting scholarship applications from high school seniors              The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas (BBB) is currently accepting scholarship applications from area high school seniors for students who “personify and communicate ethics in the real world,” the BBB announced…