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Beaumont Enterprise

Diana J. Kleiner General Entry

The Beaumont Enterprise was first published as a weekly by John W. Leonard from November 6, 1880, until some time in 1889. A daily paper of the same name, published by the Beaumont Enterprise Publishing Company, began in 1897. The paper also appeared as the Daily Enterprise, Sunday Enterprise, Beaumont Sunday Enterprise Journal, and Beaumont Enterprise Journal. In the 1990s the paper was published by Aubrey L. Webb, edited by Ben Hansen, and had a circulation of 70,810.

Paul Isaac, "Laissez-Faire to National Planning," East Texas Historical Journal 3 (October 1965).


  • Journalism
  • Newspapers

The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this entry.

Diana J. Kleiner, “Beaumont Enterprise,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed April 19, 2021,

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

November 1, 1994