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Sabine Pass Port Authority to improve port, marina

Southeast Texans will soon see a new and improved Sabine Pass Port and Marina with the Sabine Pass Port Authority (SPPA) looking to invest millions of dollars in making improvements not only to attract more commercial shrimpers and fisherman but also recreational boaters and the general public alike.

For those unfamiliar with the SPPA, it is a entity that taxes property owners within the footprint of the Sabine Pass Independent School District, but also receives revenue from its port and marina businesses, according to Mic Cowart, port manager for SPPA.

Christus Southeast Texas unveils Susie Roebuck Mammography Center

Christus Southeast Texas unveiled the Susie Roebuck Mammography Center on Wednesday, Oct. 25, at its Southeast Texas Outpatient Center – Mid County location.

The center is now open and features a state-of-the-art women’s facility. According to Dr. Craig DeLord, radiologist at the center, Hologic’s Genius 3D Mammography is the only 3D exam approved by the FDA as clinically superior to traditional mammography and is proven to find more invasive, or lethal, cancers, thereby reducing the need for unnecessary follow-up exams due to false alarms by up to 40 percent.