Medical Center of Southeast Texas names new president

The Medical Center of Southeast Texas announced Carl “Bo” Beaudry as its new president on Monday, July 9.

As president, Beaudry will oversee both the Port Arthur and Beaumont campuses of The Medical Center of Southeast Texas.

“As a Golden Triangle native, I am grateful for the opportunity to return home and serve our community with pride and compassion,” said Beaudry.

Bridge City Chamber holds ribbon cutting for Craft me Crazy

The Bridge City Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting, welcoming Craft me Crazy to its membership on Tuesday, June 26.
Craft me Crazy gift shop is locally owned and operated by Terri Romero and opened on June 16, offering affordable items to the public such as hand crafted signs, arrangements, and wreaths for every occasion.  For homecoming, she will be making mums to sell Bridge City and Orangefield students and encourages everyone to place their order early.

Downtown Fitness offers business professionals place to work out

With a new fitness center right down the street from many businesses, the courthouse, police station, among other facilities, it’s hard to come up with a good excuse not to work out. And while there’s usually a rush to get out of downtown Beaumont when 5 o’clock rolls around, there is now motivation to stick around.

“Everyone wants to work out … but everyone always complains about not having the time for it,” said Jason Stevens, GM of Downtown Fitness. “We created an atmosphere to give them the time.”

Swamp-grown small business

The Sabine River is more than just a border between Texas and Louisiana. It is a river filled with a storied past. Every nook and cranny of the waterways and bald cypress trees has a story to tell.

Growing up in Southeast Texas or Louisiana, surrounded by water for a lifetime, you can feel immune to the beauty and danger of these ancient waterways. One business in Orange has been seeking to give residents a new perspective on their backyard and educate both residents and tourists about this unique ecosystem.

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