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Robert L. Hobbs presidentially appointed as new East Texas U.S. Marshal

Robert L. Hobbs presidentially appointed as new East Texas U.S. Marshal

A new U.S. Marshal has been appointed for East Texas. Robert L. Hobbs of Beaumont, Texas, was appointed as the United States Marshal for East Texas, according to the U.S. Senate.

Luminant provides research lake, breeding the biggest bass

Luminant won top national and state awards for its mine reclamation program.

Only you can prevent wildfires; Texas A&M provides the tools

Smokey the Bear said it best, only you can prevent wildfires. This is exactly what the Texas A&M Forest Service is encouraging.

Video: Crews respond to truck explosion on Highway 69 S near Bullard

Multiple crews responded to a vehicle fire on Highway 69 South north of Bullard Friday afternoon.
ETX teacher resigns after alleged inappropriate contact with student

ETX teacher resigns after alleged inappropriate contact with student

An East Texas teacher and coach who was suspended from his position with the school district after allegations they made inappropriate contact with a student has resigned.

Overnight blaze: house destroyed in Red Springs district

A two-story home in the Red Springs district of Smith County was destroyed by fire late Thursday night.
Winona home destroyed by fire Thursday night

Winona home destroyed by fire Thursday night

A home in Winona was destroyed during by fire Thurdsay night. Smith County dispatchers say it started just before 10 p.m. in the 17000 block of County Road 366.

Duggar family from hit series '19 Kids and Counting' tours through Tyler

If you think your home life is crazy, imagine being in a family with 21 members. Well, meet the Duggar family. These are the stars of TLC's hit TV series, "19 Kids and Counting'.
ETX federal fugitive arrested after traffic stop in Gregg Co.

ETX federal fugitive arrested after traffic stop in Gregg Co.

The Gregg County Sheriff's Office has arrested a federal fugitive wanted for possession of a controlled substance and felony firearm possession.
ETX man gets 10 years in prison after 120 MPH chase

ETX man gets 10 years in prison after 120 MPH chase

An Athens man has learned the hard way that it’s never a good idea to run from the police.
Early morning fire destroys ETX home, no injuries reported

Early morning fire destroys ETX home, no injuries reported

An East Texas house was desotroyed after an Thursday morning fire.
Spring Hill school board accepts separation with its superintendent

Spring Hill school board accepts separation with its superintendent

UPDATE: The Spring Hill I.S.D. school board voted to accept separation between school and superintendent, Wes Jones, with a 5 for, 2 against, vote.

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) makes a stop in Tyler

Wednesday afternoon, US senator Ted Cruz stopped through east Texas, speaking with a room full of supporters, and making is goals in office very clear.

Eastern Turkey season quickly approaching

April 15, 2014 marks the first day of Eastern Turkey season. So grab your shotgun or bow, and get ready to bag a bird.
World record fish on display in ETX

World record fish on display in ETX

A 3.71-pound, 17-inch Guadalupe Bass caught from the Colorado River below Austin appears to qualify as a new state and world record in several categories.