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 »

Final judgment entered in collision suit

In March, a suit brought by a Jasper County man, who claims a truck driver struck his vehicle while he was attempting to evade a car that had come into his lane, settled before the case could go to trial. On April 14 a take nothing judgment was entered in the case, stating the parties had compromised and settled all claims, court records show. Read More »

Complaint accuses NFL of sabotaging fan event connected to Cowboys QB

The National Football League is the target of a federal lawsuit claiming it sabotaged a fan-oriented event that was scheduled for July. The Fan Expo, LLC, which initiated legal action against the NFL in the Dallas County 193rd District Court on July 21, charges the defendant intimidated players into not participating in The National Fantasy Football Convention in Las Vegas. According to court papers, the NFL threatened to fine and “potentially” suspend the players if they graced the NFFC. “Th Read More »