Governor Greg Abbott announced Dec. 1 that Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) will relocate its global headquarters to Spring, Texas from San Jose, California. The headquarters will be located in a new state-of-the-art campus that will open in early 2022, building upon the company’s established…
ExxonMobil announced Dec. 1 that it is contributing more than $85,000 to seven nonprofit organizations in the Beaumont area. Recipients include the Lamar University Foundation, Beaumont Public Schools Foundation, the Golden Triangle Chapter of the Texas Alliance for Minorities in Engineering, the…
The McFaddin-Ward House (MWH) introduced Tony Chauveaux as its next executive director on Dec. 1. “What a pleasure it is to return to Beaumont and join the McFaddin-Ward Museum,” Chauveaux said. “Just as Mamie McFaddin Ward was determined to maintain the home that she and her mother created…
Spindletop Center announced the reopening of the Hope Center on Monday, Nov. 30. Hope Center was closed due to flood damage during Tropical Storm Imelda. After being closed for over a year, Hope Center is reopening with fresh paint, new flooring and new furniture, Spindletop reports. “Being able…
In celebration of the spirit of holiday giving, the CHRISTUS Southeast Texas Health System announced Nov. 24 that it has donated land to a fellow regional health care provider to the benefit of the community. “It is with great pleasure that CHRISTUS Southeast Texas Health System makes a donation…
The Port of Beaumont and ExxonMobil have marked the safe arrival of equipment for a refinery upgrade project at ExxonMobil’s Beaumont Refinery, the port announced Nov. 19. Earlier this week, the Red Box Energy Services AUDAX vessel arrived at the port, carrying six large furnaces for the project.…
As Southeast Texas recovers from the devastating impacts caused by Hurricanes Laura and Delta, Entergy Texas Inc. is contributing $160,000 to local nonprofits focused on helping residents recover from this active storm season, the company reported Nov. 20. These funds are a part of the previously…
To our communities of Southeast Texas: We appreciate your effort in helping to slow the spread of COVID-19. While we have seen some progress, there is a recent increased incidence of infections in our region. The teams at CHRISTUS Southeast Texas Health System, Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas…
Dade Phelan (R-Beaumont) announced Nov. 16 that Julia Rathgeber will serve as his Chief of Staff. She will formally assume this role on Jan. 12, 2021. Julia has extensive experience working in and around the Texas Capitol, serving in some of the most senior roles in state government, including as…
President Shane Johns with Kiwanis Club of Orange, Texas recently visited the Little Cypress-Mauriceville Board of Trustees meeting to recognize LCM sophomore Tracy Qi, who was selected by the Texas-Oklahoma District of Key Clubs as the Sophomore of the Year. The award is based on the student’s…