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ETX cattle company owner arrested for second time this year

ETX cattle company owner arrested for second time this year

The owner of an East Texas cattle company was arrested Monday for the second time this year on a similar crime.
TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement August 20, 2014

TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement August 20, 2014

Tyler Police traffic enforcement for Wednesday, August 20, 2014: 8:00 am to 9:00 am 9500 S. Broadway 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm 2300 SSE Loop 323 

Smith County jail completes part two of major renovation

The $35 million Smith County jail renovation will be finished in November 2014. However for now, phase two of this three-part upgrade, is finally complete. 

U.T. Tyler prepares for student move in

U.T. Tyler is one of the many schools getting ready for the mobs of students arriving on campus. Move in starts Thursday, August 21st and goes through the weekend.

The BBB is asking people to take action against Identity Theft

Longview Regional Medical Center and Woodland Heights in Lufkin were part of a network of hospitals whose patient information system was hacked.

Local college band breaking the silence after 10 years

After 10 years of silence, the Jarvis Christian College band returns loud and clear.

Smith County Sheriff's office looking for knife-wielding robber

The Smith County Sheriff's office is investigating a convenience store robbery that occurred around 12:05 a.m. on Tuesday, August 19, 2014.
TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement August 19, 2014

TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement August 19, 2014

Tyler Police traffic enforcement for Monday, August 19, 2014: 8:00 am to 9:00 am 1900 S. Beckham. 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm 2300 Frankston Hwy. 

Ebola outbreak delays 'Mercy Ships' aid to Africa

The Ebola crisis in Africa is now delaying aid the world's largest civilian hospital ship, but Mercy Ships is still committed to the region.
Longview, Lufkin hospital affected in network data hack

Longview, Lufkin hospital affected in network data hack

Editor's Note: A statement from Longview Regional Medical Center and Lufkin Regional Medical Center can be found at the bottom of this report.

UT Tyler creates online degree geared toward working adults

The University of Texas at Tyler has created a new bachelor’s degree with the working adult in mind.

'Pink Heals' brings smiles to East Texans battling cancer

There are some moments in life that leave you smiling from ear to ear. The "Pink Heals" project strives to create these moments for cancer patients and survivors. 

Teachers spend hundreds on classroom preparation

Every summer, teachers are expected to furnish their classrooms for the upcoming school year. According to a survey by the National School Supply and Equipment Association, teachers spent an average of $500 on school materials last year.
Authorities looking for missing ETX girl

Authorities looking for missing ETX girl

Authorities are asking for the public's help in locating a missing East Texas girl.

Historic downtown Mineola hotel almost complete

Ron and Connie Meissner said they were praying about retirement, and never expected what God's answer would be.