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Traffic Alert: Train derailment on Hwy 149 in Longview blocking traffic

Traffic Alert: Train derailment on Hwy 149 in Longview blocking traffic

 Traffic is beginning to back up in Longview after several train cars derailed. Longview Police say three trains cars were derailed at Estes Pkwy (Hwy 149) near Walmart between Longview and Lakeport.
Aledo ends John Tyler's season

Aledo ends John Tyler's season

John Tyler lost to Aledo 44-14 Saturday in Mesquite. That loss ends JT's season, the Lions finish with a 12-3 record.
Puppies use paws to paint for SPCA of East Texas

Puppies use paws to paint for SPCA of East Texas

It's a work of art you'll have to see for yourself. Saturday the SPCA of East Texas recruited adopted puppies to dip their paws in paint and let out their inner Picasso. 
Crews on scene of van fire in Angelina County

Crews on scene of van fire in Angelina County

 Angelina County emergency crews are on scene a van fire just south of Lufkin. A KETK viewers sent in a picture of the fire off of U.S. 59 in Diboll.
Van Zandt County Crime Stoppers searching for missing trailer

Van Zandt County Crime Stoppers searching for missing trailer

Van Zandt County Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of the person who stole a trailer from the Van High School agriculture facility earlier this week.

Mineola wins again; Yellowjackets headed to state championship game

Mineola continues to make history. The Mineola Yellowjackets won their first-ever state semifinal game.

A Christmas light extravaganza in Pritchett

Rabbit Davis loves the holidays, and his neighborhood loves him. Every year he puts on a Christmas light extravaganza on his property in Pritchett. As you drive along Highway 155 South, you cannot miss his winter wonderland.
Train collides with truck in downtown Mineola

Train collides with truck in downtown Mineola

UPDATE - The scene has been cleared. No injuried were reported. ______________________________________________________________
Tyler man arrested for allegedly trying to hire hit man to kill wife

Tyler man arrested for allegedly trying to hire hit man to kill wife

An East Texas man has been taken into custody for allegedly trying to hire a hit man to kill his wife, according to Tyler Police.

Politics makes strange bedfellows

Politics makes strange bedfellows.

East Texas Christian Academy donates toys

 Engine 9 Firefighters hopped out of their trucks friday to greet the Elementary School students, excited to donate their gifts.

Caldwell Zoo decorating animal habitats for Christmas

 If you happen to take a walk through the Caldwell Zoo you might notice some changes.
Official: ETX teen missing for weeks found safe

Official: ETX teen missing for weeks found safe

UPDATE: Authorities say the teenager missing for several weeks, Snowy Turner, has been found safe. Officials stated the following message was posted by a relative of Turner:

Fake government scam targeting East Texans

An East Texan alerted us about a new fake government scam. We need to warn you it's targeting about 1800 East Texans. Robert Kemper said scammers called him saying they would send him $9,000.

Longview moving forward with plans for new animal shelter

The city of Longview is taking bids for the construction of a new animal shelter. Right now there in only one animal shelter in Longview, one that was built in the 70's and is only 3,000 square feet.