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Monique Batson, Author at Port Arthur News

Education

Port Neches-Groves ISD working to implement diversity & inclusion program

On Tuesday administrators in Port Neches-Groves Independent School District entered into their third work session in an ongoing goal to implement more diversity, equity and ... Read more

by Monique Batson, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 12:29 am

Education

PHOTO GALLERY — PNGISD honors teachers, student for colorful contributions

PORT NECHES — The spotlight at Port Neches-Groves High School was full of color this week at the Board of Trustees presented two teachers and ... Read more

by Monique Batson, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 12:27 am

Local

Nederland Police Department arrests: April 5-11

Nederland Police Department officers arrested the following individuals from April 5 to April 11: Jason Schmidt, 45, warrant other agency Jesse Distefano, 36, criminal trespass ... Read more

by Monique Batson, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 12:21 am

Local

Port of Port Arthur receives PPE donated by King of Jordan

Soon people from across the state will be using Personal Protective Equipment brought through the Port of Port Arthur. But the PPE made quite the ... Read more

by Monique Batson, Saturday, April 10, 2021 12:55 am

Lifestyle

New Medical Center president Josh Snow talks importance of Port Arthur hospital standard

Since it was built in 2005, The Medical Center of Southeast Texas has grown from one building to a community of hospitals and healthcare providers ... Read more

by Monique Batson, Saturday, April 10, 2021 12:41 am

Groves

See the listing of 71,000 feet of roadway repair ticketed in Mid-County

Interlocal agreements made this week between Jefferson County Precinct 2 and the cities of Nederland, Groves and Port Neches will provide repairs to more than ... Read more

by Monique Batson, Friday, April 9, 2021 12:31 am

Columns

MONIQUE BATSON — Local hospital has proved to be lifesaver for mom of 4

In the past two weeks, I’ve spent a considerable amount of time at The Medical Center of Southeast Texas. Not as a patient, but to ... Read more

by Monique Batson, Friday, April 9, 2021 12:05 am

Lifestyle

VIDEO: Local EMTs honored for saving family, unresponsive baby during freeze

Paramedic Heather Waites and EMT Ryan Wilkenfeld have one motto: Make it happen. “We don’t care; we’ll do what we need to make it happen,” ... Read more

by Monique Batson, Wednesday, April 7, 2021 4:09 pm

Local

Local COVID cases decline; officials talk end to Bob Bowers vaccination site

Nearly one month since Gov. Greg Abbott reopened the state to 100 percent, an expected surge in COVID-19 cases has instead become a downward trend. ... Read more

by Monique Batson, Wednesday, April 7, 2021 12:30 am

Local

Port Arthur City Council questions Port Cities Rescue Mission about lack of clients, more funding

A local homeless shelter became a point of contention Monday during a Port Arthur City Council workshop that included requests for 2021 Community Development Block ... Read more

by Monique Batson, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 12:20 am

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