Texas Education Commissioner Michael Williams has announced his appointment of a seven-member board of managers to replace the existing Beaumont school board and an interim superintendent to replace Dr. Timothy Chargois. The new board of managers are A.B. Bernard, a longtime community and business leader, Lenny Caballero, with the city of Beaumont, Jack Carroll, a Beaumont attorney, former Entergy-Texas President Joe Domino, former Lamar University President Dr. Jimmy Simmons, local advocate Vernice Monroe, and Robert Turner who at one time served as chairman of the Greater Beaumont Chamber of Commerce. Vern Butler has been named interim superintendent for the school district. All will be sworn in by Commissioner Williams next Monday.