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Monday, October 20, 2014 - 11:06am

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Authorities seeking tips on illegal dumping in Smith Co.

Authorities seeking tips on illegal dumping in Smith Co.

Law enforcement officials are asking for the public's help identifying the person(s) responsible for illegally dumping a large amount of tires.
ETX teacher accused of inappropriately texting student

ETX teacher accused of inappropriately texting student

Authorities have arrested an East Texas teacher for alleged inappropriate online solicitation.

Living in Whitehouse is getting more and more expensive

A new fee will appear on City of Whitehouse residents bills starting next month. The Whitehouse City Council approved a $5 fee for city residents to pay for street maintenance.
SHERIFF: Victim in Smith Co. shooting dies at local hospital

SHERIFF: Victim in Smith Co. shooting dies at local hospital

One person is in custody and one is dead following a manhunt and shooting in Smith County Tuesday afternoon.

East Texas schools preparing to fight off flu season

Schools are preparing for the upcoming flu season and in doing so, are taking into consideration how quickly other illnesses have spread so far this year.

ETX industry top ten manufacturing contributor to Texas economy

The East Texas region is primarily known as the 'piney woods'. According to a Texas A&M study, forestry and wood-based industries, contribute more than $30 billion to the Texas economy.

'Frozen' proves most popular Halloween costume theme

"On Halloween you can be whatever you want to be," said Andrea Wagner, a sales associate at Spirit Halloween in Tyler.
Month-long investigation leads to arrest of Angelina Co. man

Month-long investigation leads to arrest of Angelina Co. man

A Broaddus man sits behind bars following a month-long investigation into a recent burglary near Huntington.
Majority of cows recovered in ETX theft, some still missing

Majority of cows recovered in ETX theft, some still missing

Seven head of cattle and other items stolen last week from a ranch off of Highway 59 South, just eight miles out of Marshall has been recovered.

Local bookstore closes after 67 years

Fireside Books, one of Tyler's last locally owned book stores, has closed. Lena Dean first opened the bookstore in 1947 on Front street eager to give east Texans a locally owned bookstore.
Police arrest ETX man in connection with September 2014 shooting

Police arrest ETX man in connection with September 2014 shooting

The Pittsburg Police Department has arrested a person who the believed  responsible for a September 2014 late night shooting that lef

Toll road ramp construction coming to an end

The ramps to Toll Road 49 have been receiving some routine maintenance since August. The equipment on the ramps that takes pictures of the TX plate or license plate have been getting some updated equipment.
3 Henderson Co. suspects indicted on prescription fraud

3 Henderson Co. suspects indicted on prescription fraud

The Department of Justice announced today that three Athens, Texas, residents have been indicted on charges associated with their alleged smuggling of imitation, unapproved, and misbranded prescription drugs from China.

New school helping 'exceptional adults' blossom and grow

A new school in Tyler is changing the course of education for special needs adults.

Learn how to waterfowl hunt Oct.11

It's duck hunting season soon and to get you ready, a free waterfowl workshop will be held Saturday, Oct. 11. It's at Purtis Creek State Park in Eustace for people of all ages. The workshop starts at 9 a.m.