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Smith Co. Sheriff's Office, Tyler PD en route to scene of broken gas line

Smith Co. Sheriff's Office, Tyler PD en route to scene of broken gas line

The Smith County Sheriff's Office tells KETK they are en route to the scene of a broken gas line.

Azleway Charter forms partnership with Trinity Charter to remain open

Azleway Charter is a local school that helps abused and neglected children.

Local organization offering classes to help veterans

The Green Zone is a place of support for East Texas veterans, but now they're offering a new program by stepping out of their comfort zone.
First case of West Nile reported in East Texas for 2014

First case of West Nile reported in East Texas for 2014

The first 2014 case of West Nile Virus in East Texas has been confirmed.

'Proposition One' adds billions of dollars to Texas transportation funding

Properly maintaining Texas roads and highways has been an issue for decades. On Monday, the Texas legislature passed a measure increasing transportation funding by $1.2 billion per year. 

For the love of drag racing

It's a sport that's been around for awhile, but it's really starting to pick up speed in East Texas. That sport is drag racing. When drag racing comes to mind, some might think of cars illegally racing down city or county roads.
Headstone vandalized in Smith Co. cemetery, says constable

Headstone vandalized in Smith Co. cemetery, says constable

Authorities are asking for the public's help catching the person(s) responsible for a recent case of vandalism at a local cemetery. 
Several East Texas cities named 'Most Dangerous' in Texas

Several East Texas cities named 'Most Dangerous' in Texas

A security company recently ranked the "20 Most Dangerous Cities in Texas." Several East Texas locations made the list, including one ranked as high
UPDATE: Semi rolls over on I-20, driver flown to Tyler hospital

UPDATE: Semi rolls over on I-20, driver flown to Tyler hospital

Multiple East Texas fire and law enforcement units responded to a semi rollover Wednesday morning.

Lindale Veterans Memorial dedication ceremony

It was a project which was in the works for two years, but now the Lindale Veterans Memorial is open to everyone who may happen to drive through Lindale, to visit, and remember.
Jury duty warrant call a scam, says Gregg Co. Sheriff's Office

Jury duty warrant call a scam, says Gregg Co. Sheriff's Office

Local authorities are warning of a scam recently reported in the area. The con involves tricking the victim into paying for a non-existant warrant.
Former exotic dancer sues Jerry Jones over alleged sexual assault

Former exotic dancer sues Jerry Jones over alleged sexual assault

A former exotic dancer, Jana Weckerly, is su

Select Theater in Mineola steals the show

The Select Theater in Mineola is the oldest operating movie theater in Texas. So dim the lights and raise the curtain, for their recent renovations.

Respiratory illness putting kids in ICU

Colorado, North Carolina, Georgia, Ohio, Iowa, Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma and Kentucky have confirmed cases of the enterovirus D-68. The respiratory illness shares similar symptoms with the common cold.
Man shot in East Texas home invasion

Man shot in East Texas home invasion

Marion County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a call Monday night in Jefferson after a man house-sitting for his parents reported an assault.