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Decomposed body found in Cherokee Co. believed to be female

According to the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office, a decomposed body has been found within the county lines.

Local cleaners closes after more than 70 years in business

Whenever World War II had begun in 1942, Vernon and Millie Gray opened Gray Cleaners in Jacksonville. "They opened with one employee, one press, and they had lots and lots of business," said Joann Gray Moore, owner.

Trinity Mother Frances offers best flu shot available

The Center for Disease Control has been researching the best way to provide patients protection from the flu.

Texas State Railroad taking reservations

Reservations for school trips on the historical 'Texas State Railroad' can now be made for the fall season. The trains will be making runs on the Friday's of September 12th, 18th and 26th.
ETX mother arrested for possession of meth after search for child

ETX mother arrested for possession of meth after search for child

A Trinity, Texas, woman was arrested early Wednesday after an exhaustive search for her son.

Jacksonville Joe's opens up another coffee joint in Bullard

You may remember the story KETK brought you last year, about the Seattle couple opening up a coffee trailer in Jacksonville. Well, the one of a kind java place is expanding and opened up another one in Bullard!
Police warn of IRS scam in East Texas

Police warn of IRS scam in East Texas

The Nacogdoches Police Department is warning the public of a telephone scam being reported in the area.
ETX hatchet slinging suspect declared insane at time of assault

ETX hatchet slinging suspect declared insane at time of assault

After being determined competent in July to stand trial, Christopher Lynn Hamilton, the suspect accused of attacking two local Wal-Mart asso
Lindale firefighter honored with Star of Texas Award

Lindale firefighter honored with Star of Texas Award

An East Texas firefighter, along with more than 30 others, was presented with the Star of Texas Award Wednesday in Austin.
2 accused of burglarizing Henderson Co. home

2 accused of burglarizing Henderson Co. home

Deputies arrested two Henderson County men Tuesday evening in connection with a recent home burglary.
Police arrest 3 in connection with ETX oil field theft

Police arrest 3 in connection with ETX oil field theft

Three people were taken into custody for an alleged oil field theft on Tuesday evening.
TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement September 3, 2014

TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement September 3, 2014

Tyler Police traffic enforcement for Wednesday, September 3, 2014: 9:00 am to 10:00 am 1900 S.Beckham. 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm 1300 Shiloh Rd. 

Military grade art in East Texas

Three months ago, Don Tulman and his wife began turning empty ammo casings into flags, both patriotic and for school spirit. It's an idea Tulman had while out at the shooting range, which, in words, just popped into his head.
Rachel's Challenge brings compassion to East Texas students

Rachel's Challenge brings compassion to East Texas students

Rachel's Challenge is a national non-profit organization dedicated to creating a safe school environment, and promoting kindness.
Mobile meth lab, drugs and firearms seized at Tyler hotel

Mobile meth lab, drugs and firearms seized at Tyler hotel

Tyler Police, ATF agents and DEA agents were able to make a drug seizureTuesday evening in Tyler.