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Monique Batson, Author at Port Arthur News

Education

Port Neches-Groves ISD completing full year of in-person learning in face of “all the doubters”

With 15 days left until graduation, the only Southeast Texas school district to not offer virtual learning in August is celebrating a successful school year. ... Read more

by Monique Batson, Wednesday, May 12, 2021 12:28 am

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PHOTO GALLERY: Port Neches-Groves ISD honors retirees

PORT NECHES — The Port Neches-Groves Independent School District honored a number of employees Monday evening at the district’s regular board meeting. All in attendance ... Read more

by Monique Batson, Wednesday, May 12, 2021 12:22 am

Local

Lamar University: Christopher Bates a Distinguished Young Alumnus

Each year, Lamar University honors outstanding alumni leaders in community service and philanthropy, business and civic engagement. This year Constable Christopher L. Bates has been ... Read more

by Monique Batson, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 12:34 am

Local

BRIGHT FUTURES — PNG soccer sensation Jason Lovejoy ready to leave the field behind

Jason Lovejoy doesn’t know how many college scholarship offers he’s received. There’s little doubt that the soccer player who currently is ranked 4th in the ... Read more

by Monique Batson, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 12:31 am

Local

Port Arthur LNG potential decision delay detailed

Sempra Energy will likely delay the final investment decision on the Port Arthur LNG terminal to 2022. A decision was originally scheduled for December. “A ... Read more

by Monique Batson, Saturday, May 8, 2021 12:39 am

Local

Health department director, staff recognized for work during pandemic

Judith Smith left the Bob Bowers Civic Center Thursday looking like the most-awarded musician at the Grammys. The director of the Port Arthur Health Department ... Read more

by Monique Batson, Saturday, May 8, 2021 12:36 am

Local

Port Neches Mayor Glenn Johnson talks decision process for another term

PORT NECHES — It was the development of Port Neches that brought Mayor Glenn Johnson to city government in 1996. And as it booms in ... Read more

by Monique Batson, Friday, May 7, 2021 12:32 am

Columns

MONIQUE BATSON: Celebrate National Tourism Week by participating locally

Last night I bought tickets to a concert. It’s an artist my friend loves and I barely know, but at this point I’d practically pay ... Read more

by Monique Batson, Friday, May 7, 2021 12:26 am

Local

Port Neches Police Department arrests & responses: April 26-May 2

Port Neches Police Department officers arrested the following individuals from April 26 to May 2: Walter Moretti, III, 45, other agency warrant(s) Anthony Hernandez, 48, ... Read more

by Monique Batson, Friday, May 7, 2021 12:21 am

Local

Commissioners replacing nearly $40K in stolen property from Port Arthur facility

Commissioners this week approved the replacement of almost $40,000 of equipment after it was stolen last month from the Precinct 3 Barn in Port Arthur. ... Read more

by Monique Batson, Thursday, May 6, 2021 12:36 am

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