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With rains progressing down in the Gulf, we've upped our rain coverage today to 40%. Highs will reach the lower 90's. Showers will continue on and off for tonight and spilling over into the morning hours on Saturday. Saturday sees a 70% coverage of showers with highs only reaching the mid and upper 80's. By Monday, Labor Day, we taper our rain ...
BISD Special Ed Director leaving by ending of school year
BEAUMONT - By Justin Hinton, KFDM News
KFDM News has learned the Executive Director of the Special Education Department for the Beaumont school district, Dr. Susan Alfred-Barefield, will retire by the end of this school year in early June. BISD spokeswoman Nakisha Myles confirms the information.
The Texas Education Agency sent Fred Shafer to the district as a monitor for the Special Education program earlier this year after releasing its final report into the program.
Texas Commissioner of Education, Michael Williams, then elevated him as the conservator of the district while he continues his special education duties.
According to the Texas Tribune, Alfred-Barefield was hired in 1984.
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