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Brook Hill third-grader sends sunglasses to Africa

  One day after chapel, Aaron Nguyen met Lewis Swann, owner of the Christian cataract clinic, "Believe and See." "He told us about the people in Africa and how they get cataracts,” Aaron said.

Bullard man wanted after bizarre incident at RV fire

Officials have released more details surrounding strange occurrences during an RV fire in the Flint area Wednesday evening.
BBQ fundraiser planned for ETX church burned by arsonist

BBQ fundraiser planned for ETX church burned by arsonist

The Trinity Police Department is hosting a BBQ fundraiser for a local church severely damaged by an arsonist(s). Police announced the event will take place February 6 at 10:30 a.m. until the food is sold out.

TJC's 2015 football signing class touts some noticeable East Texas names

 To compete in the Southwest Junior College football conference, TJC head coach Danny Palmer knows you have to start up front.
Clouds continue for Friday before we warm-up

Clouds continue for Friday before we warm-up

The warmer temperatures are definitely on the way for the weekend. But cloudy skies are a concern for daytime Friday.

Northside Intermediate using iPads in the classroom

 Northside Intermediate School in Henderson is taking a new approach to learning. They're replacing textbooks with iPads and school officials say the transition has been great!

Could we see measles in East Texas?

Measles has taken front stage among concerned health officials.

Historical neighborhood to be restored to the good ol' days

 One historical neighborhood in Kilgore is undergoing changes to restore its old business-friendly ways.
18 arrested in multi-agency operation in Gregg, Upshur County

18 arrested in multi-agency operation in Gregg, Upshur County

Officials announced Thursday evening the arrest of 18 people involved in a multi-agency, multi-county operation into drug trafficking in East Texas.

Insurance giant Anthem hit by massive data breach

Hackers have stolen information on tens of millions of Anthem Inc. customers, in a massive data breach that ranks among the largest in corporate history.
BBB warns of Facebook friend scam

BBB warns of Facebook friend scam

There are plenty of Facebook scams making the rounds, but this one is particularly strange.
3 sex offenders arrested for failing to register

3 sex offenders arrested for failing to register

On Wednesday, February 4, 2015 a county wide sex offender compliance check was done on all of the registered sex offenders who are registered with Titus County Sheriff’s Office.
2 killed in head-on collision near Texarkana

2 killed in head-on collision near Texarkana

Two people died Wednesday evening in a head-on collision near Texarkana.

Special Report: The Growth of East Texas

East Texas is like the pine tree's that sprawl across it's fertile land. It's always expanding, but never losing it's roots. What started as a slow, agrarian lifestyle, has gone full speed ahead into industry.
'Law enforcement situation' reported at scene of RV fire in Flint area

'Law enforcement situation' reported at scene of RV fire in Flint area

Update (8:15): The scene has been cleared, but details surrounding the event have not been released. KETK will bring you more information as it is obtained.