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A weak surge of cooler air is working into our area from the northeast with lows expected to fall into the lower 50's in most areas by daybreak. Dry weather should continue this weekend with a slow warming trend.
Remembering Charlotte Brooks
BEAUMONT - Family, friends and people touched by the contributions of Charlotte Brooks are remembering the community leader and wife of late congressman Jack Brooks.
Charlotte Brooks died Sunday. She was 78. Broussard's funeral home is handling the arrangements. She is survived by children Kate, Jeb and Kimberly, son-in-law Rod Carroll and a number of other relatives. They say Charlotte Brooks died peacefully surrounded by her family Sunday afternoon.
Her husband, Jack Brooks, died in December 2012. He was 89. Brooks served 42 years in the House of Representatives.