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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.
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.