1813News EXCLUSIVE | BREAKING NEWS | Beaumont City Councilman W.L. Pate has announced he is a survivor of Stage 2 prostate cancer. 

Pate had told no one of the cancer diagnosis until now, and explained it at the regularly scheduled Council meeting today.

Pate tells 1813 he had his first surgery three months ago and his last just 7 days ago. He is now just recuperating and that as a result he is 100% cancer-free.