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Mary Meaux, Author at Port Arthur News

Local

“It thrilled me to tears” – Mae Terro’s honor links family memories, sacrifices

PORT NECHES — Mae Terro wasn’t much in the mood to go to RiverFest on Sunday. The past year has been emotional as she dealt ... Read more

by Mary Meaux, Thursday, May 6, 2021 12:34 am

Columns

MARY MEAUX — Passing the torch to the younger generation

I can’t count the number of times I’ve heard someone comment about people being in a political office for way too long and that it’s ... Read more

by Mary Meaux, Thursday, May 6, 2021 12:04 am

Business

PHOTO — Groves to get new doughnut shop

The future home of Icy Donuts, 3855 Main Ave. in Groves, set to open in approximately four weeks, city leaders said. The site was once ... Read more

by Mary Meaux, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 12:39 am

Education

Taylor Getwood’s election victory shows trend of younger generation stepping into light

Taylor Getwood will make history next week when he raises his hand and swears an oath to become the youngest trustee in Port Arthur Independent ... Read more

by Mary Meaux, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 12:30 am

Local

Port Arthur Police: Roadway shooting wasn’t a random act

A shooting that injured two men while driving is likely not related to recent reported roadway shootings. “Through preliminary investigation, the Port Arthur Police Department ... Read more

by Mary Meaux, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 12:28 am

Education

BRIGHT FUTURES — Memorial students building better future in construction tech class

On a recent warm, springtime day the roll-up door to the construction technology class at Memorial High School’s Career And Technology Education Building was open ... Read more

by Mary Meaux, Tuesday, May 4, 2021 12:32 am

Education

Port Arthur ISD teachers of the year share school year lessons

Adapting and changing with the needs of their students are common factors among educators, especially those who are named Teachers of the Year. Earlier this ... Read more

by Mary Meaux, Tuesday, May 4, 2021 12:30 am

Local

REMEMBER WHEN: Memorial football star Kary Vincent Jr. has thirst for knowledge

(Editor’s note: This story first published in The Port Arthur News on Dec. 20, 2016. On Saturday – May 1, 2021 – Kary Vincent Jr. ... Read more

by Mary Meaux, Monday, May 3, 2021 10:30 am

Education

School COVID relief funds on the way; local districts share plans

An $11.2 billion pot of money earmarked for school districts and open enrollment charter schools in Texas has been made available, making local education leaders ... Read more

by Mary Meaux, Saturday, May 1, 2021 12:30 am

Local

Jefferson County property value protest possible, but there is a deadline

Appraisal notices are hitting the mailboxes of homeowners across the county, causing some shock as values have increased upwards of 10 percent. Angela Bellard, chief ... Read more

by Mary Meaux, Friday, April 30, 2021 12:29 am

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