SAN ELIZARIO — A Borderland teacher has been named the best in Texas. Mrs. Irene Salom won the Texas teacher of the Year award. She accepted the award Friday at a special ceremony in Austin. Mrs. Salom is a special education teacher at Josefa L. Sambrano Elementary School in the San Elizario Independent School District. She's been with the district for the past five years. Fellow teachers and students will be on campus to greet her Monday morning.