Two people kayaking through Big Thicket National Preserve near Beaumont, TX

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JoAnna Truncali
JoAnna Truncali


As a SETX native, JoAnna Truncali spent most of her life as a card-carrying "Beaumont is boring" believer. When the global pandemic turned everything on it's head, she recommitted to exploring her own backyard, discovering a new love for her hometown and is taking everyone on the journey with her on her blog, There Goes Jo.

6 Things to Do in Beaumont Before Summer's Over

We’re officially over halfway through summer, which means two things: you still have a few months left to enjoy the kid's time off school and only a few more months of the punishing SETX heat and humidity. The good news? We have plenty of things for you to take your mind off the weather. So, get…

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