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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.
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.