“I’m Not A Whistleblower”- Ron Reynolds Recounts How He is a Victim of Just Doing Job

   By Darwin Campbell, African-American News&Issues Beaumont-When Ron Reynolds came to Beaumont Independent School District, he thought it would be a welcome change from television news. However, he quickly learned that he could not run far from the spotlight, because the BISD was under scrutiny for a number of things relating to district finances and…

Electrical Contractor Indicted for Fraud of Beaumont ISD and City of Port Arthur

Beaumont- A former electrical contractor for the Beaumont Independent School District and the City of Port Arthur has been indicted for fraudulent billing practices and money laundering, according to Beaumont Criminal District Attorney Cory Crenshaw. Calvin Walker, 53, of Beaumont, Texas, was indicted on four felony charges of Securing Execution of a Document by Deception…

Commissioner Mike Williams names Beaumont ISD Board of Managers

By: Darwin Campbell, African-American News&Issues AUSTIN – Commissioner of Education Michael Williams today announced his appointments to a seven-member board of managers for the Beaumont Independent School District (BISD).  The board will be sworn in at a special called meeting July 21. The board of managers will be responsible for overseeing the management of the BISD,…

TEA Takes Over Beaumont ISD: Commissioner Appointing Board of Managers, New Superintendent To Run District.

 Darwin Campbell, African-American News&Issues AUSTIN – Texas Commissioner of Education Michael Williams today announced his decision to appoint a board of managers to oversee the management of the Beaumont Independent School District (BISD). The Commissioner also announced his intent to name a new superintendent for the district. The Commissioner’s decision follows two recent Texas Education Agency…