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UPDATE: Missing 91-year-old East Texas man found safe

UPDATE: Missing 91-year-old East Texas man found safe

Update: Police report Alex Kobar has been found safe and is currently being returned to his family.  
Palestine AD, head football coach submits resignation

Palestine AD, head football coach submits resignation

KETK has confirmed an East Texas high school athletic director and head football coach has submitted his resignation.
Police arrest 2 following chase in Pittsburg

Police arrest 2 following chase in Pittsburg

Two police suspects are in police custody after leading officers on a short foot chase in Pittsburg.
Passwords you shouldn't be using in 2015

Passwords you shouldn't be using in 2015

Almost all your important information in life these days is proctected by a password, sometimes a simple one to crack.
FBI warns East Texans of jury duty scam

FBI warns East Texans of jury duty scam

The Dallas FBI has recently received multiple reports from East Texas residents regarding an ongoing jury duty telephone scam.
ETX boy pleads guilty to killing adoptive father, brother

ETX boy pleads guilty to killing adoptive father, brother

 A 13-year-old Cass County boy pleaded guilty to murder earlier this month in the slaying of his younger brother and adoptive father, officials said.

Name released of man killed in 18-wheeler crash on Loop 49

The name of the person killed in an accident on Loop 49 early Tuesday morning.
'Loan Ranger Bandit' pleads guilty to 13 counts of bank robbery

'Loan Ranger Bandit' pleads guilty to 13 counts of bank robbery

The "Loan Ranger Bandit" pleaded guilty to 13 counts of bank robbery in a Waco federal courtroom on Friday.
Longview woman arrested for allegedly kidnapping man, holding him at gunpoint

Longview woman arrested for allegedly kidnapping man, holding him at gunpoint

 A Longview woman remained in jail on Tuesday on $200,000 bond after police say she kidnapped a man that they found her with at a gas station.

Murder suspect identified in Rusk County burned body case

An arrest has been made in the death of John Cecil Clements. Arp Police arrested 33-year-old Dustin Vanhalst Wednesday evening. Vanhalst has been taken to the Rusk County Jail.
Longview falls out of top 10

Longview falls out of top 10

For the first time in four years Longview does not appear in the top 10 of an annual national ranking of U.S. cities’ economic growth.
Walmart customers can pick up tax refunds in cash free of charge

Walmart customers can pick up tax refunds in cash free of charge

Walmart customers can collect their tax refunds in cash at stores this tax season.

Baker Hughes to cut 7,000 jobs

Baker Hughes announced a large workforce cut in a Tuesday morning conference call.

Longview man arrested in death of Carthage man found in closet

A Longview man has been arrested in last week's death of a Carthage man whose body was found in a closet.
Authorities ID victims in fatal Morris Co. crash

Authorities ID victims in fatal Morris Co. crash

Authorities have identified the victims involved in a fatal crash in Morris County Monday