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ExxonMobil holds ‘Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day’ in Beaumont

In association with ExxonMobil’s ongoing “Be an Engineer” initiative, the company held its annual Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day program Thursday, April 6, at Jefferson Theatre in Beaumont.
In its 14th year, the program engaged 90 Beaumont ISD middle-school girls in a hands-on approach that allowed them to experience the excitement of being an engineer. About 40 Beaumont-area ExxonMobil employees volunteered during the event.

New Taco Bell being built near Walden Road Holiday Inn in Beaumont

A new Taco Bell is currently under construction at 3980 Interstate 10 S. in front of the Holiday Inn Beaumont Plaza at Walden Road. According to Chad Motsinger, chief operating officer at KorMex Foods, a franchisee of Taco Bell, the 2,029- square-foot fast-food restaurant is projected to open in early June. According to Traci Montalbano, demolition and permit chief for the city of Beaumont, the cost of the project is $375,000.