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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.
New Natgasoline methanol plant to create hundreds of jobs in Beaumont
KFDM News - Jefferson County leaders took part in a groundbreaking for a methanol plant, which is expected to create thousands of construction jobs and hundreds of permanent positions.
The owners of Natgasoline off Cardinal Drive in Beaumont say it will be the nation's largest methanol plant.
It will take 3,000 construction workers an estimated three years to complete the project. When finished, the plant will employ 240 workers.