Take a look at the top five trending stories across Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas in Texas as of April 8.

Note: The following stories were published April 6-7.

Greater Houston

Conroe ISD approves teacher, employee pay increases for 2022-23 school year

At a special meeting of the Conroe ISD board of trustees held April 5, the board unanimously approved a 2022-23 employee pay plan presented at a workshop held earlier that afternoon.

Cajun fusion restaurant Mo Meaux’s to open Lake Conroe location

The Corpus Christi-based restaurant Mo Meaux’s will open its first Houston-area location at 15444 Hwy. 105, Ste. B, Montgomery, owner Moses Ling confirmed to Community Impact Newspaper.

Central Texas

SouthStar Communities set to break ground on nearly 1,900-acre development in New Braunfels on April 12

SouthStar Communities will host a groundbreaking celebration April 12 for the upcoming 1,888-acre mixed-use community known as Mayfair.

New restaurant called N'Chiladas coming soon to Kyle

The new restaurant will offer breakfast and regular tacos, chilaquiles and specialty plates as well as the namesake enchiladas.

Dallas-Fort Worth

Black Bear Diner to open northeast Fort Worth location

The restaurant offers a wide variety of breakfast, lunch and dinner options.

Vanessa Holt, Lauren Canterberry, Jishnu Nair, Bailey Lewis and Zara Flores contributed to this report.