Woman claims Papa John's fired her for reporting sexual harassment.

A Galveston County woman has filed a lawsuit against the pizza chain that formerly employed her, alleging the eatery terminated her because she complained of sexual harassment by a superior. Court papers filed against Lavaston Foods LLC, doing business as Papa John’s Pizza, on July 24 in the Galveston County 56th District Court claim Alize Shannon was the target of unwanted advances as a minor from general manager Carlos Velez when she worked at the defendant’s store in Texas City. Shannon exp Read More »

BISD sues fired auditor for $1M plus

The Beaumont Independent School District is seeking more than $1 million in damages from a fired auditor. The district filed suit against Gayle Botley on July 15 in Jefferson County District Court. According to the lawsuit, BISD contracted with Botley to perform professional auditing services, including fiscal reviews from 2011 to 2013, as well as the audit for the district’s 2007 bond program. Read More »