LAKE JACKSON — The city’s budget for next fiscal year will be “quite austere” as officials prepare for more lost revenue and a tax rate that will bring the same amount of money as this year, City Manager Bill Yenne said.

AUSTIN — Masks for students and teachers will be mandatory in counties with more than 20 reported COVID-19 cases when public schools resume in-person classes this fall, under new public health guidelines released by Texas state education officials Tuesday.

The Texas High School Coaches Association has canceled its in-person convention and coaching school because of the increased uncertainty of the COVID-19 climate, the association’s board announced.