Montgomery and Willis ISDs each approved budget increases for the 2017-18 school year. Montgomery ISD approved a $68.16 million budget, and Willis ISD approved a $75.84 million budget this school year.
Jesse has reported on health care, development, transportation, as well as city, county and state news since 2011. After a stint as a photojournalist in in the Rio Grande Valley, he joined Community Impact Newspaper in February 2014. In February 2015 he was promoted to editor of the Conroe | Montgomery edition.