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ETX principal targeted by anti-religion groups for reportedly quoting Bible verses over intercom

ETX principal targeted by anti-religion groups for reportedly quoting Bible verses over intercom

An East Texas principal has come under fire anti-religion groups after a student recorded the school leader reportedly quoting Bible verses over the intercom during the morning announcements.

ETX man arrested on drug charges after police find 25 grams of crack

A Gladewater man is behind bars having been arrested on drug charges Monday morning. 
Tyler man charged with 2 counts intoxication manslaughter in Flint crash

Tyler man charged with 2 counts intoxication manslaughter in Flint crash

Law enforcement officials have charged a Tyler man with the deaths of two people killed in a Flint area crash last Wednesday.
Fire destroys home in the Red Springs area

Fire destroys home in the Red Springs area

A home was destroyed by a fire last night in the red springs area.
Gregg County law enforcement looking for trailer thief

Gregg County law enforcement looking for trailer thief

The Gregg County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help identifying the owner of a vehicle involved in a recent trailer theft.

License plate readers keep local police department ahead of crime

For the most part, police officers respond to crimes that have already occurred. While they can't predict it, they do want to keep the crime level down in their community.
Sex offender with ties to East Texas missing

Sex offender with ties to East Texas missing

El Paso Crime Stoppers are hoping to locate a 65-year-old registered sex offender who fled from a halfway house in Horizon City earlier this month.

Suspect's charge upgraded to murder in Flint baseball bat attack

UPDATE: Officials have upgraded the charge against a suspect who allegedly beat a man to death with a baseball bat.  

Man with hypothermia drowns near running trail

Police have identified the man found in a body of water near Paul G. Boorman Trail last Friday as 32-year-old Kendrick Hill. Following a preliminary autopsy report, police now know the cause of death is hypothermia and drowning.

Rep. Simpson to hold town hall meetings this weekend in district

State Representative David Simpson, of Longview, will host a series of town hall meetings this weekend throughout his district.

Kilgore College receives final report from TCEQ

After months of allegations and assessments, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality's final report is out on Kilgore College.
Mother dies, baby survives car crash in Utah river

Mother dies, baby survives car crash in Utah river

Lily wasn't moving when rescuers found her, hanging upside down in her mother's smashed car. It had flipped over into a frigid Utah river half a day before, and the baby was still strapped in her seat.

Tatum parents seek action after fights escalate at high school

 Parents of Tatum High School students are calling for action after a photo of a school resource officer asleep in his car became a hit on social media amid an escalation of fights on campus.
Sulphur Springs inmate dies in police custody

Sulphur Springs inmate dies in police custody

A Sulphur Springs inmate died Sunday while in custody of local police. Police Chief Jay Sanders said Chance Ross, of Sulphur Springs, is believed to have gone into cardiac arrest at the jail and later died at an area hospital.
Authorities seeking tips in 1987 Henderson Co. cold-case murder

Authorities seeking tips in 1987 Henderson Co. cold-case murder

The Henderson County Crime Stoppers are looking for new information in a 1987 cold-case murder.