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Let's keep Texas exceptional!

The SE Texas Record Feb. 21, 2017, 11:53am

When he succeeded Rick Perry as governor, Greg Abbott promised to perpetuate his positive policies of “lower taxes, less regulation, and more job creation.” “Texas will continue to be a pro-business state because of legislative reforms,” he said at the time, at a meeting with Texas congressional leaders from the Greater Houston area.

Jefferson County 136th Court District: March 2017

The SE Texas Record Feb. 20, 2017, 1:25pm

COMMUNITY BANK OF TEXAS V. WELLS FARGO

New business licenses issued in Jefferson County

The SE Texas Record Feb. 20, 2017, 1:23pm

Feb. 10 - Feb. 16 License #:4482 Assumed Name:THE GATOR HOUSE Address:15026 LABELLE RD, BEAUMONT, TX 77705 Owner Name:KELLEY BRANDON License #:4488 Assumed Name:JP ACCESSORIES Address:2975 WILSON, BEAUMONT, TX 77703 Owner Name:DAVIS JOSEPH P License #:4520 Assumed Name:PHILS HOOKUP SERVICE Address:1610 15TH ST, PORT

U.S. Supreme Court should reject lower court's loose venue interpretation

The SE Texas Record Feb. 13, 2017, 3:21pm

“When a single district court hears so many cases, not because of convenience or connection to the dispute, but because it is chosen by litigants on one side, the perception of a neutral justice system is undermined.” That's one of several cogent comments made by Texas State Attorney General Ken Paxton and 16 other state AGs in an amicus brief filed last week in a U.S.

Jefferson County 60th Court District: March 2017

The SE Texas Record Feb. 13, 2017, 11:54am

KILGORE CONSTRUCTION LLC V.

New business licenses issued in Jefferson County

The SE Texas Record Feb. 13, 2017, 11:52am

Feb. 3 - 9 License #:3678 Assumed Name:ACE IMAGEWEAR Address:735 LIBERTY AVENUE, BEAUMONT, TX 77701 Owner Name:SHEPHERDS UNIFORM & LINEN SUPPLY COMPANY License #:3705

Lamar Smith's persistence may finally pay off

The SE Texas Record Feb. 6, 2017, 3:06pm

It may be called the Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act (LARA) of 2017, but U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith of Austin has been proposing this measure for years without success.

Jefferson County 58th Court District: March 2017

The SE Texas Record Feb. 6, 2017, 11:19am

US MONEY RESERVE INC V.

New business licenses issued in Jefferson County

The SE Texas Record Feb. 6, 2017, 11:16am

Jan. 27 - Feb. 2 License #:2812 Assumed Name:FIRST CHOICE TAXES Address:8399 FANNETT RD, BEAUMONT, TX 77705 Owner Name:ANDREWS NATALIE License #:2821 Assumed Name:KRL LOGISTICS Address:2490

Teller accuses Wells Fargo Bank of discrimination

The SE Texas Record Feb. 2, 2017, 1:10pm

GALVESTON — A La Porte woman is suing Wells Fargo, alleging racial discrimination.

Nurse accuses nursing home provider of disability discrimination

The SE Texas Record Feb. 2, 2017, 1:02pm

HOUSTON — A licensed vocational nurse from Huntsville is suing a nursing home provider, alleging disability discrimination.

Ferrari owner alleges turbocharge installers breached contract

The SE Texas Record Feb. 2, 2017, 12:51pm

HOUSTON — A Canadian Ferrari owner is suing Austin County turbocharge installers, alleging breach of contract.

Employee alleges state, county, city governments violated her rights

The SE Texas Record Feb. 1, 2017, 1:07pm

&&&HOUSTON — A Harris County woman is suing state, county and city governments alleging violation of her civil rights.

Employee accuses Texas A&M Galveston of discrimination

The SE Texas Record Feb. 1, 2017, 12:49pm

GALVESTON — A Galveston man is suing Texas A&M, alleging discrimination.

Two workers allege employers failed to pay proper wages

The SE Texas Record Jan. 31, 2017, 12:31pm

HOUSTON — Two employees are suing a Houston auto repair business, alleging breach of contract and violation of workers compensation acts.

This Texas model is the most successful one of all

The SE Texas Record Jan. 30, 2017, 7:15pm

What do you think of when you think of Texas models? Julie Henderson, Taylor Cole, Shannon Elizabeth, Kim Smith, and Anna Nicole Smith are the five highest rated Texas-born models on ranker.com.But they're not the ones we think of when we think of Texas models – not always, anyway. Our favorite Texas model is a program of tort reform.

Jefferson County 172nd Court District: February 2017

The SE Texas Record Jan. 30, 2017, 12:18pm

CANDY CARR HOWELL ELLIOTT V. ONEWEST BANK

The lawyer will see you now . . .

The SE Texas Record Jan. 23, 2017, 3:06pm

You wouldn't ask a doctor for a legal opinion, so why accept medical advice from a lawyer – especially one who's hoping to gin up a medical malpractice case.

Jefferson County 136th Court District: February 2017

The SE Texas Record Jan. 23, 2017, 11:16am

THERESA JOHNSON V.

New business licenses issued in Jefferson County

The SE Texas Record Jan. 23, 2017, 11:05am

Jan. 13 - 19 License #:1385 Assumed Name:WEAVER ENTERPRISE Address:600 WHITE OAK DRIVE,,LUMBERTON,TX77657 Owner Name:WEAVER BRYAN D License #:1387 Assumed Name:ACADIAN POOLS Address:600