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Arrest made in Smith Co. house fire deemed arson

The Smith County Fire Marshal's Office announced Friday the arrest of a Tyler man wanted for arson.

Update: Mother, father arrested in death of East Texas infant

  The mother and father of a 6-month-old infant found dead earlier this week have been arrested in connection with the child's death.

Site releases rankings of best schools in Texas

Niche, a company providing reviews and rankings, has released their version of the top high schools in Texas.
ETX man allegedly tries to force wife to cut wrists, spits on her

ETX man allegedly tries to force wife to cut wrists, spits on her

An Angelina County man is accused of attacking his wife Thursday and attempting to force the woman to harm herself.
Child hit by vehicle in Jefferson

Child hit by vehicle in Jefferson

A child was hit Thursday evening near the intersection of Highway 49 and 59. According to the Jefferson Police Department, the accident happened shortly before 5 p.m.

Grand Jury indicts 3 suspects in murder of Kilgore man

Three suspects accused of murdering a Kilgore man in Brewster County, Texas, have been indicted for first-degree murder.
Trinity Co. Sheriff's Office phone lines temporarily out of order

Trinity Co. Sheriff's Office phone lines temporarily out of order

Trinity County Sheriff's Office phone lines are temporarily down due to a cut fiber optic line.

Storm spotter training helps provide quicker weather alerts

On Thursday evening, Shiloh Road Church of Christ was the site of the yearly Skywarn Storm Spotter training session in Tyler.
Nacogdoches woman killed in hit-and-run, 1 arrested

Nacogdoches woman killed in hit-and-run, 1 arrested

An East Texas woman was killed early Thursday evening after being hit by a car in Nacogdoches. Police say the accident happened just after 6:30 p.m. in the 200 block of North Sanders Street.

Pets Fur People receives $20,000 grant from Lambert foundation

Miranda Lambert continues to give back in East Texas. Her MuttNation foundation gave Pets Fur People a $20,000 grant. This is part of their Mutts Across America: 50 States, 50 Shelters Program.

Cherokee Charmers bring home more than 20 awards from competition

The Jacksonville Cherokee Charmers have spent the past two months preparing for their regional competition in Kilgore. And they pretty much cleaned house.

Tyler businesses against drug rehab facility moving into area

The Cenikor Foundation wants to bring a drug rehab center to East Texas. It would be located on Gentry Parkway in North Tyler. Many people in the community are worried about a rehab center coming to their neighborhood.
East Texas sex offender caught using fake Facebook profiles

East Texas sex offender caught using fake Facebook profiles

A registered sex offender was caught using false aliases on a popular social media site and arrested Thursday afternoon.

LeTourneau Aviation program gets creative

LeTourneau University is adding some creativity to their Aviation program.

SMU head coach Chad Morris comes back home to East Texas

 On Wednesday night at Longview High School, football coaches from across the area took part in the East Texas Coaches Association mini-clinic, featured this year by a man many of them knew well, SMU head coach Chad Morris.