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Mary Meaux, Author at Port Arthur News

Education

“We know we cannot teach the same way we taught pre-COVID” – PAISD audit to address educational gaps

A gap in learning in Port Arthur Independent School District due to the pandemic is leading officials to take another look at educational needs. This ... Read more

by Mary Meaux, Saturday, February 27, 2021 12:35 am

Local

BLACK HISTORY PROFILE — Edreauanna Fowler powers through adversities with tools taught by mother, Gladdie

Walking into Port Arthur Public Library earlier this week, Edreauanna Fowler, a fifth grade teacher at Lakeview Elementary School, greeted an employee at the front desk ... Read more

by Mary Meaux, Saturday, February 27, 2021 12:25 am

Columns

MARY MEAUX — Amazing to see growth firsthand of Lamar State College Port Arthur

Lamar State College Port Arthur has come a long way since the early 1990s when I stumbled onto campus undecided of what to do with ... Read more

by Mary Meaux, Thursday, February 25, 2021 12:21 am

Beaumont

Jefferson County District Attorney’s investigator resigns unexpectedly

BEAUMONT — Marcelo Molfino, who worked as an investigator with the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office, resigned from his post on Tuesday. District attorney Bob ... Read more

by Mary Meaux, Wednesday, February 24, 2021 11:02 am

Local

Search is on for parts to fix broken water lines; cities share winter storm damage stats

Horace Newcost was like many individuals in the area, searching for plumbing supplies. The Port Arthur man stopped by Drago Hardware Company on Ninth Avenue ... Read more

by Mary Meaux, Wednesday, February 24, 2021 12:21 am

Check this Out

PHOTOS — Community turns out to battle blood shortage

NEDERLAND — Those who turned out and donated blood Tuesday at Mid Jefferson Extended Care Hospital in Nederland were treated to lunch from Dylan’s Bar ... Read more

by Mary Meaux, Wednesday, February 24, 2021 12:18 am

Beaumont

Jefferson County signs contract with Ford Park buyer

BEAUMONT — The sale of Ford Park to Renaissance Development Group is moving forward step-by-step. On Tuesday, Jefferson County Commissioners approved authorizing county Judge Jeff ... Read more

by Mary Meaux, Tuesday, February 23, 2021 3:25 pm

Business

Check out the plan to put Port Arthur atop Texas’ training & licensing of commercial drivers

Lamar State College Port Arthur is on track to create the largest commercial driver examination facility in the State of Texas. LSCPA received confirmation from The ... Read more

by Mary Meaux, Tuesday, February 23, 2021 12:20 am

Local

Who is running for what & important election dates for Port Arthur, Mid-County

Voters in Port Arthur will see an active ballot in May with eight people running for two spots on the school board, six people running ... Read more

by Mary Meaux, Tuesday, February 23, 2021 12:18 am

Local

Multiple tactics used to find water line breaks in Port Arthur

City officials warned Friday morning that it could be three days or more for Port Arthur’s water system to return to normal. Any date for ... Read more

by Mary Meaux, Saturday, February 20, 2021 12:25 am

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