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A slow warming trend will begin in our area over the weekend into early next week with dry weather expected. Our next chance for showers and thunderstorms will begin around Wednesday as the next cold front nears.
Christus hospitals lay off more than 30 workers
KFDM News has learned the Christus Hospital system has laid off more than 30 workers at its hospitals in Southeast Texas.
A spokesperson told us reorganization and streamlining led to today's layoffs of 35 workers at the Christus Hospitals in Beaumont, Port Arthur and Jasper, amounting to a little less than two percent of the total workforce at those hospitals.
The spokesperson also told us day-to-day patient care won't be impacted and that it's the number one focus.