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Child Care Associates (CCA) has hired Maggie Baggett Shori as its mission engagement coordinator, a newly created position for the nonprofit. Baggett Shori will manage a portfolio of tours and events that give community members a first-hand experience of CCA’s early education work with disad…

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MIAMI (AP) — Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli is staunchly defending opera legend Placido Domingo, calling it "absurd" that opera houses have canceled the star's performances over sexual harassment allegations before they are fully investigated.

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Donald Trump Jr.'s appearance Sunday at a university to talk about his new book on liberals and free speech was marked by an argument between him and the audience over why he would not take questions, the Guardian newspaper reported.

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Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR) on Nov. 5 announced the appointment of Robert Riesbeck as CEO and as a director of the company, effective as of the close of business Nov. 5. Riesbeck will also continue to serve as chief financial officer. As planned, Cheryl Bachelder, who has served as inter…

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John C. Goff, chairman of Fort Worth-based Crescent Real Estate LLC, has been appointed non-executive chairman at Contango Oil & Gas Company (NYSE American: MCF). Goff is a current director and the company’s largest shareholder.

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E.A. Carmean, Jr. a museum curator and director who served as director of the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth for several years and had a second career in the church, died at his home in Washington D.C. on Oct. 12 from cancer.

Carmean, who was known throughout his life by his first two initials, was born on Jan. 25, 1945 in Springfield Illinois, the son of E.A. Carmean, Sr. a telephone executive and Helen Marker Carmean. He received a B.A. in Art History, Philosophy and Theology from MacMurray College in Jacksonville, Illinois, in 1967 and did graduate work at the University of Illinois from 1967 to1970. In 1983 he was awarded an honorary doctorate in Fine Arts from MacMurray College. The recipient of Guggenheim and National Endowment for the Arts fellowships, he taught art history at George Washington University; Rice University; the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, North Dakota and the University of Illinois.

In 1971 he joined the Houston Museum of Fine Arts as a Curator of Twentieth Century Art working under director Philippe de Montebello, who would go on to head the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Among the exhibitions he organized and wrote the catalogs for was “The Collages of Robert Motherwell” (1972).

In 1974 he was hired by National Gallery of Art Director J. Carter Brown to serve as the museum’s Founding Curator of 20th Century Art. There he worked with patron and board president Paul Mellon, Brown and architect I.M. Pei to realize the Gallery’s plans for the East Building. This included commissioning major public works from modern masters Alexander Calder, Anthony Caro, Joan Miro, Henry Moore, and Robert Motherwell.

In 1984 he was appointed director of the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, where he, organized and wrote the catalog for “Helen Frankenthaler: A Paintings Retrospective” (1989).

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“EA Carmean did a great deal to place this institution on the path to success and stability,” said Marla Price, current director at the Modern. “He made major acquisitions for the permanent collection and organized important exhibitions. Carmean oversaw the creation of the Museum's first substantial endowment funds with the Burnett and Richardson Foundations.”

From 1992 to 1997 he served as director of the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art in Memphis, Tenn.

Responding to a call to the church, he attended Memphis Theological Seminary, later joining the clergy staff of St. George’s Episcopal Church, Germantown, Tennessee, with Rev. Gary Sturni (with whom he worked on a children’s book “Saint Guinefort”). In 2005 West Tennessee Episcopal Bishop Don Johnson made him Lay Canon for Art and Architecture in the Diocese with a license to preach.

He is survived by his wife Kathryn, an organization development practitioner and credentialed leadership coach with the Aerospace Corporation, their daughter Elizabeth Carmean Adams and her husband Wayne Adams, and two grandchildren Abigail and John Adams, of North Potomac, Maryland.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions be made to: Christ Church Episcopal Georgetown (31st and O Streets, Washington, DC 20008).

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Mark Lashley, president and CEO of Caregiver Inc., has named Beth Landry Caregiver’s first Chief Operating Officer (COO). Landry will have operational oversight of each of Caregiver’s four markets: Texas, Tennessee, Ohio and Indiana. All state leaders will report directly to her.

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UNT Health Science Center Regents Professor Jamboor K. Vishwanatha, Ph.D., is one of three educators in the state and 15 nationwide who have been named recipients of Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring.

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Fort Worth developer and philanthropist Happy Baggett, and SMU’s Center on Research and Evaluation (CORE) at the Simmons School of Education and Human Development, received the Child Care Associates (CCA) North Texas Early Childhood Leadership Awards Oct. 16 in the categories of individual a…

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The Board of Directors of Trinity Valley School has named Blair Lowry, currently Assistant Head of School and Provost at The Hockaday School in Dallas, to be the next head of school.

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The Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame announced Oct. 1 their 2020 Hall of Fame inductees: Lari Dee Guy, Mr. & Mrs. Charles and Kit Moncrief, The Priefert Family, R.H. Steve Stevens Jr. and 2020 Spirit of Texas Award Honoree – Aaron Watson.

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Eddie Broussard has been named regional president of Texas Capital Bank in Fort Worth, a role he assumed in September 2019 after serving as interim market leader for a year prior. He leads the Fort Worth team, drives Commercial and Corporate Banking in Tarrant County, and coordinates efforts…

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Lori Baldock has been promoted to Fort Worth market president for Simmons Bank. In this role, Baldock will lead Simmons Bank’s strategy, talent acquisition, and loan and deposit production for the Fort Worth market. She most recently served as the Midtown Banking Center president for Simmons.