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Photos: Rocktoberfest at the Jefferson

beaumontenterprise.com — The first annual Rocktoberfest was held on Thursday night at the Jefferson Theater. Musical guests Ramblin' Boys, We Were Wolves, Jenny and the Reincarnation, and Stone Cold performed on outdoor stages before a showing of "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" inside the theater.
Oct 31, 2014

What was with all the music and costumed ppl downtown last night? Rocktoberfest. bit.ly/1G37FT7 // pic.twitter.com/l1wlGKYyyF

BISD gets extra week to respond to TEA attendance report

beaumontenterprise.com — Beaumont ISD has an additional week to respond to the Texas Education Agency's preliminary attendance audit report, which the district received Oct. 1, an agency spokeswoman said Thursday. BISD filed the extension Wednesday, the day the district's response was due, said Lauren Callahan, agency spokeswoman. The reply is now due Nov.
Oct 31, 2014

#BISD gets extra week to respond to TEA attendance audit report bit.ly/1wNMgYV

Kevin Johnson dismissed from Lamar football team

beaumontenterprise.com — Former Southland Conference Newcomer of the Year, and 2014 Preseason All-America selection, Kevin Johnson, has been dismissed from the football team for a violation of team rules announced Lamar head coach Ray Woodard Thursday morning. During his junior season, Johnson was moved to the defensive side of the ball where he worked his way into the starting lineup.
Oct 30, 2014

A transfer from OSU. MT @Beaumont_Sports: LU's Kevin Johnson dismissed from team with 4 games left. #LamarCards #SLC bit.ly/13ldQmF

BISD has grounds to sue ex-auditor, says expert

beaumontenterprise.com — The board also voted to recover funds paid to Botley for work not submitted by the date on his contract, referring to the 2012-2013 fiscal year audit Botley never completed. At the least, BISD could sue Botley for breach of contract and seek to recover the amounts paid to the auditor as well as any damages the district incurred, said Jason B.

Bail denied for convicted former NBA player George

beaumontenterprise.com — TRENTON, N.J. (AP) â€" A former NBA player convicted in a real estate Ponzi scheme has been denied bail by a federal judge in New Jersey. The U.S. attorney's office contends George persuaded pro athletes and other victims to invest in a purported real estate opportunity.
Oct 29, 2014

one of my ex-Nets MT @McCannSportsLaw: Judge denies bail for Tate George... who's been in jail for Ponzi scheme beaumontenterprise.com/news/crime/art…

Oct 29, 2014

Judge denies bail for Tate George, who played for the Nets, Bucks and UConn and who's been in jail for Ponzi scheme: beaumontenterprise.com/news/crime/art…