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Day Trips: St. Anthony's Cathedral, Beaumont
A beautiful basilica in Beaumont
"...the church towers over the southwest corner of downtown Beaumont like a red brick wedding cake...."

Dec. 19, 2014 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

The B-Boys of Beaumont
First place, the 12th annual 'Austin Chronicle' Short Story Contest
"...Big Vance had nicknames, so did the area around Beaumont. They started calling it Spindletop like a hundred years..."

Feb. 13, 2004 Books Feature by Linden Dalecki

Day Trips: Cattail Marsh, Beaumont
Nature preserve offers up amazing sights
"...Cattail Marsh, on the western edge of Beaumont, has somewhere around 200 resident alligators. The wetlands are..."

Feb. 13, 2015 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

The Hugh Beaumont Experience
Mark and Sarah Pratz
"...If you're shrieking because you think Hugh Beaumont couldn't have spoken it anymore textbook (okay, a Hugh..."

Dec. 26, 1997 Music Feature by Michael Bertin

From Beaumont to Australia
Texas Rollergirls book their 2011 travel schedule
"...counts. The Texecutioners start their mileometer this weekend in Beaumont for the Governor's Cup, but with Texas Rollergirls' players..."

Feb. 12, 2011 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

Down & Dirty
Lone Star guitar great Johnny Winter gets his hands dirty once again
"...turned 70 on February 23. That didn't stop the Beaumont guitar giant from taking this year's South by Southwest..."

July 4, 2014 Music Feature by Jim Caligiuri

Day Trips
Take a bite out of boredom at Gator Country outside of Beaumont
"...Gator Country, outside of Beaumont, is part sideshow, part educational center, and part retirement..."

May 9, 2014 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Still a Good Thing
Lady sings the blues
"...for this pleasant, custom-built abode in the same South Beaumont neighborhood where she grew up three or four streets..."

Oct. 27, 2000 Music Feature by Christopher Gray

Forever My Girl
Nashville corporate country goes home in this sudsy snoozefest
"...Based on the first book in Heidi McLaughlin’s bestselling Beaumont series, this is not especially sophisticated storytelling, nor is..."

Jan. 19, 2018 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The AggreGAYtor: June 24
What happened today in gay? Here’s your QILTBAG recap of queer news.
"...Churches go pro homo, Beaumont shows its pride, and New York State kills the..."

June 24, 2014 Qmmunity Post by David Estlund

Thanks Barbara Lynn
Empress of Gulf Coast soul graces the North Door Saturday
"...Kennedy Center and Library of Congress. Her home of Beaumont named a street after her...."

Feb. 7, 2014 Music Post by William Harries Graham

Back to Babs
Barbara Lynn at Antone's tonight
"...Southpaw guitarist and Beaumont-raised R&B legend Barbara Lynn headlines an all-female lineup tonight..."

July 29, 2008 Music Post by Thomas Fawcett

Hugh Hefner: Once Upon a Time
"...ground-breaking fiction by such authors as Ray Bradbury, Charles Beaumont, Woody Allen and Lenny Bruce. It also produced a..."

Feb. 19, 1993 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Rush
Kim Wozencraft's semi-autobiographical novel is the source material for this film about a couple of cops in Beaumont, Texas, who become heavily involved in drug use while working deep undercover.
"...Wozencraft's semiautobiographical novel about a couple of cops in Beaumont, Texas who crossed the line while working undercover. It's..."

Jan. 10, 1992 Movie Review by Kathleen Maher

The Hottest Race in Texas
The David Fisher-Todd Staples Senate Contest in East Texas Will Decide the Fate of the State Senate -- and the U.S. House
"...also taking in checks from wealthy trial attorneys, including Beaumont's Wayne Reaud, one of the big winners in the..."

Oct. 27, 2000 News Feature by Michael King

Mighty Fine
Dixiecrat Jesse Dayton ain't banging his head against a wall
"...Coleman of About.Country.com, in her five-star review, thinks the Beaumont native "ought to be in the mainstream, ought to..."

Dec. 24, 2004 Music Feature by Christopher Gray

Untrained Wonders
UT's Exhibition of Self-Taught Artists Features Miracles
"...God appeared to Felix "Fox" Harris of Beaumont, Texas in a vision and told him to quit..."

Sept. 12, 1997 Arts Feature by Rebecca S. Cohen

Doggett Seeks Info on Prison Evacuation (or Lack Thereof)
The Federal Bureau of Prisons kept some prisoners in place during Harvey flooding
"...the agency decided to not evacuate inmates at the Beaumont Federal Correctional Institution as Harvey was busy pummeling the..."

Sept. 15, 2017 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Playing Through
Is football a sport only for men? The women who play for the Austin Outlaws think not.
"..."Honestly? It's not that hard," fullback Jennifer Beaumont is telling me...."

July 10, 2009 Column by Thomas Hackett

The Forgotten Storm
One year later, Rita's invisible evacuees still wait in the shadow of Katrina
"...Back in Beaumont, Holmes rented a three-bedroom house for no more than..."

Sept. 22, 2006 News Feature by Cheryl Smith

Nice Guys Not Finishing Last
Sunflower
"...doubt like to see. In it, a pair of Beaumont youths don cock-rock attire and lip-sync to classic Ratt...."

Feb. 9, 1996 Music Feature

Day Trips: Texas Blue Crabs
Fried crustaceans are a savory delight in Texas' Golden Triangle
"...proclaimed the national dish of the Golden Triangle around Beaumont...."

Jan. 22, 2016 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips
From wedding cakes to king cakes, Rao's Bakery has you covered
"...Rao's Bakery in Beaumont has food to quench just about any craving. This..."

July 25, 2014 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Randall Stephens: 'I Can Handle the Job'
"...residency. When she was accepted, she was accepted in Beaumont, so we sold the house and moved to Beaumont,..."

May 30, 2014 News Feature

Day Trips
Explore the Big Thicket on a two-hour cruise up the Neches River from Beaumont
"...Neches River Adventures travels from downtown Beaumont into one of the most ecologically diverse forests on..."

April 18, 2014 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Dark Was the Night
Blind Willie Johnson gets his place in history
"...has led to further recognition by the city of Beaumont and the Jefferson County Historical Commission. Money raised will..."

June 2, 2010 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

Election Donors
"...John L. & Barbara NauHoustonSilver Eagle Distributors$295,378 Gilbert T. AdamsBeaumontGilbert Adams Law Firm$276,390 James/Shirley DannenbaumHoustonDannenbaum Engineering$275,697 Edith Jones O’DonnellDallasO’Donnell..."

May 5, 2006 News Feature

Austin @ Large: How Weird Is That?
Austin's new recipe for economic vitality collides with the reigning quality-of-life agenda
"...Compared to Beaumont -- I suppose if you came to Austin from,..."

Nov. 29, 2002 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

The Do-Right
Lisa Sandlin's gem of a noir set in 1970s Beaumont is atmospheric, by turns amusing and harrowing, and surprisingly compassionate
"...I spent a fair amount of my childhood in Beaumont. I don't anymore – the grandfather I visited then..."

Feb. 26, 2016 Arts Feature by Rosalind Faires

Day Trips
Gladys City in Beaumont re-creates the boomtown and gusher at Spindletop
"...flowed and until the oil companies moved to neighboring Beaumont. The re-creation of the historic clapboard boomtown gives a..."

Sept. 19, 2014 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

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