Marilyn Tennissen News

Perry celebrates 10 years of tort reform legislation

By Marilyn Tennissen | Nov 29, 2014

Courtesy of Governor's Office. EDINBURGH - Gov. Rick Perry was joined by the Rio Grande Valley Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse and members of the medical community in Edinburgh to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the passage of major tort reform legislation.

Safety fair brings fun, info to Texas Fire Museum

By Marilyn Tennissen | Nov 29, 2014

The Beaumont Fire Department hosted a safety fair Oct. 5 in downtown Beaumont.

Watch out for dinosaurs in downtown Beaumont!

By Marilyn Tennissen | Nov 29, 2014

Dinosaur Day, the Texas Energy Museum's annual outdoor program of hands-on activities about dinosaurs and fossils, will be held on the grounds of the Museum in downtown Beaumont 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 26.

Dallas to remember JFK on 50th anniversary of assassination

By Marilyn Tennissen | Nov 29, 2014

The city of Dallas will honor the life, leadership and legacy of President John F. Kennedy on Nov. 22, the 50th anniversary of his death.

Thankful for ... football

By Marilyn Tennissen | Nov 29, 2014

Photo courtesy Michael C. Johnson/US Presswire. The University of Texas Longhorns battle it out with the Texas Tech Red Raiders in a 2012 matchup.

BISD money handlers indicted for embezzlement

By Marilyn Tennissen | Nov 29, 2014

Two employees entrusted with managing the finances of the Beaumont Independent School District have been indicted on federal charges for allegedly embezzling $4 million from the district.

Lampson, Weber present platforms at Beaumont Chamber forum

By Marilyn Tennissen | Nov 29, 2014

Congressional candidates Republican Randy Weber and Democrat Nick Lampson had an opportunity to present their platforms at a forum Tuesday sponsored by the Greater Beaumont Chamber of Commerce.

BBB encourages Southeast Texas students to identify Laws of Life

By Marilyn Tennissen | Nov 29, 2014

The Better Business Bureau in Southeast Texas is sponsoring a regional essay contest for middle school students with a focus on ethical principles.

Get Your Red On!

By Marilyn Tennissen | Nov 29, 2014

The Beaumont City Council got a blast of Cardinal spirit Tuesday when the Lamar University marching band and cheerleaders attended the council's regular meeting for the reading of a proclamation declaring Oct. 8-13 as "Get Your Red On" Week for Lamar Homecoming 2012.

Provost Umphrey employees lace up to fight cancer

By Marilyn Tennissen | Nov 29, 2014

Employees of Beaumont's Provost Umphrey Law Firm showed their support for the fight against cancer by hitting the pavement in two Breast Cancer Awareness events.

Dallas tax preparer indicted for fraud; told clients they were applying for 'stimulus money'

By Marilyn Tennissen | Nov 29, 2014

With the help of the Port Arthur Police Department, the Internal Revenue Service and the Better Business Bureau, a Dallas tax preparer has been indicted for fraud.

Chamber says Beaumont area experiencing 'manufacturing Renaissance'

By Marilyn Tennissen | Nov 29, 2014

With a large media presence in Southeast Texas, the Greater Beaumont Chamber of Commerce invited local reporters and editors to lunch and to catch up on the latest Chamber activities to keep readers and viewers up to date.

Local reps talk about legislative issues with Southeast Texans

By Marilyn Tennissen | Nov 29, 2014

The Austin-based online news site The Texas Tribune paid a visit to Beaumont recently to host a forum with three of the area’s lawmakers.

Media puts questions to Dem. criminal court judge candidates

By Marilyn Tennissen | Nov 29, 2014

A busy campaign season means busy journalists, but recently members of the Press Club of Southeast Texas took time out to hear from some of the candidates for a local criminal judge’s post.

***FOR PRINT: Abbott packs Beaumont cafe during stop on gubernatorial campaign

By Marilyn Tennissen | Nov 29, 2014

Vietnam veteran Garry Trinkle wanted to hear Greg Abbott when he stopped in Beaumont, but he didn’t expect the gubernatorial candidate to call him out of the crowd.

Incumbents win in Texas Supreme Court race; Beat challengers in GOP primary

By Marilyn Tennissen | Nov 29, 2014

The incumbent justices on the Texas Supreme Court will hold onto to their seats, at least until the general election in November.

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