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TxDOT: Big improvements on the way for TxTag customers

TxDOT: Big improvements on the way for TxTag customers

TxDOT announced Monday morning new improvements to be implemented soon for TxTag customers.

East Texas wife uses setbacks in life to raise awareness

Mitchell and Ashley Whisenhunt knew after saying 'i do,' their lives would change, but they didn't expect how drastic that change would be. "The day we got married everything was perfect," said Ashley.
Weather Talk: Forecast for July 4th

Weather Talk: Forecast for July 4th

Hello everyone. Leading up to July 4th, we want you to have the most accurate and up-to-date forecast so you can plan your day.
Driver dead, passenger and baby in critical condition after car overturns into creek

Driver dead, passenger and baby in critical condition after car overturns into creek

One person was killed, another injured in a late night wreck in Kilgore. Police say it happened around midnight near Rabbit Creek on Highway 259.
Texas Rangers investigating deaths of boy, man in Cass County

Texas Rangers investigating deaths of boy, man in Cass County

The Texas Rangers and Cass County Sheriff’s Office are investigating the deaths of a man and a boy whose bodies were found Friday night with gunshot wounds, according to Cass County Sheriff Larry Rowe.

Lake Palestine welcomes Adaptive Aquafest 2014

Hundreds of people headed out to Lake Palestine on Saturday for a splash. It was the 3rd Annual Adaptive Aquafest at Lake Palestine.

East Texan on Browns says he isn't bothered by Manziel's weekend partying

Former Canton Eagle Keavon Milton is an offensive lineman for the Cleveland Browns. KETK asked Milton if the recent pictures of Browns QB Johnny Manziel partying bother him.

Mike's Hiking for Heroes

Since 2001, more than 7,000 American soldiers have been killed in action during the Global War on Terror, and one veteran plans to honor each and every one of them.
Dairy farm fire in Henderson Co. contained

Dairy farm fire in Henderson Co. contained

Multiple agencies responded to a major fire at a dairy farm in Henderson County Friday evening.
Most Wanted Fugitive caught near Texarkana

Most Wanted Fugitive caught near Texarkana

Kenneth Latham, 47, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive, is now in custody after being arrested on Wednesday evening in Nash, Texas.
Police: Man attempts sex with teen while relative in surgery

Police: Man attempts sex with teen while relative in surgery

A Mount Pleasant man was arrested Thursday after police said he tried to have sex with a 14-year-old girl while her relative was in surgery at a Longview hospital.
Authorities arrest 3 for meth possession in Titus Co.

Authorities arrest 3 for meth possession in Titus Co.

Titus County deputies arrested three people for possession of meth following reports of drug activity on County Road 4960.
Sheriff's Office: Child accidentally shoots 11-year-old in Henderson Co.

Sheriff's Office: Child accidentally shoots 11-year-old in Henderson Co.

An 11-year-old boy in Henderson County had to be rushed to a local hospital after he was accidentally shot by another child Thursday afternoon.
Van Zandt Co. authorities bust massive pasture party, warn of future issues

Van Zandt Co. authorities bust massive pasture party, warn of future issues

On the night of Saturday, June 14, 2014, law enforcement Agencies in Van Zandt County were unexpectedly called to deal with a very large pasture party.

Rusk County 'Operation Ice Storm' nets six arrests

A recent drug initiative in Rusk County leads to the arrest of six people.