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Judge weighing evidence in BISD hearing

Updated: Tuesday, June 17 2014, 10:25 PM CDT
A judge in Austin is weighing the arguments from both sides in determining whether the state should take over the Beaumont school district

Attorneys for BISD and the Texes Education Agency spent most of the day arguing their cases in a temporary injunction hearing.

The Education commissioner wants to replace trustees with a board of managers and replace Dr. Timothy Chargois with a new superintendent.

The commissioner cites mismanagement and a loss of public trust in BISD.

Attorneys for BISD told the judge in Travis County that the Education Agency violated the law in ordering the takeover.

The judge is expected to make a decision by the end of the week.Judge weighing evidence in BISD hearing

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