- English immigrants were among Beumont's early lawyers (June 2013)
- African American Community in Beaumont Grew (February 2013)
- Southeast Texas has Rough Winters too! (January 2013)
Judy Linsley Judith Walker Linsley is a sixth-generation Jefferson County resident. Currently she is Curator of Interpretation and Education at McFaddin-Ward House Museum in Beaumont and an adjunct history instructor at Lamar University, where she earned her BA and MA degrees. Judy has co-authored two books: Beaumont: A Chronicle of Promise with Ellen Walker Rienstra, and Giant Under the Hill, A History of the Spindletop Oil Discovery in Beaumont, Texas, in 1901 with Rienstra and Jo Ann Stiles. She also formerly contributed to the "History Journal" column of the Beaumont Journal.