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Jury duty warrant call a scam, says Gregg Co. Sheriff's Office

Jury duty warrant call a scam, says Gregg Co. Sheriff's Office

Local authorities are warning of a scam recently reported in the area. The con involves tricking the victim into paying for a non-existant warrant.
Alleged ETX child predator arrested in Kilgore

Alleged ETX child predator arrested in Kilgore

Officials in Rusk County tell KETK an accused child predator who has been at large since May 2014, has been arrested.
Police: Man caught sneaking drugs for sale into ETX prison

Police: Man caught sneaking drugs for sale into ETX prison

An Arlington man was booked into jail following the discovery of an assortment of drugs along a Winnsboro road.
Longview man eats threatened turtle, arrested for unpaid fines

Longview man eats threatened turtle, arrested for unpaid fines

An East Texas man is behind bars after failing to pay citations revealed he had caught and eaten a threatened species of turtle.
Police identify 2nd suspect in ETX auto burglary, shots fired incident

Police identify 2nd suspect in ETX auto burglary, shots fired incident

Tyler Police have secured an arrest warrant for the second suspect who was driving the Cadillac and shot at an auto burglary victim Thursday,
Man taken into custody for harassing women in Lindale

Man taken into custody for harassing women in Lindale

The Lindale Police Department has taken a person into custody in connection with the alleged harassment of women in the area.
ETX man arrested twice in 2 weeks for meth possession

ETX man arrested twice in 2 weeks for meth possession

An East Texas man is behind bars after being arrested for a second methamphetamine possession in less than two weeks.
ETX murder suspect arrested at local apartment complex

ETX murder suspect arrested at local apartment complex

Franklin County officials have confirmed to KETK the suspect in the apparent murder of a 75-year-old East Texas man has been arrest
Family of deceased Tyler man awarded $18.6M in Goodyear asbestos lawsuit

Family of deceased Tyler man awarded $18.6M in Goodyear asbestos lawsuit

Dallas County jury has awarded $18.6 million to the family of a tire builder who died after being exposed to cancer-causing asbestos fibers at the
Longview man wins new car with hole in one shot

Longview man wins new car with hole in one shot

A Longview man may need to find another driver -- not the club -- after hitting a hole in one at the Oak Forest Country Club.
Authorities seeking information on ETX diesel theft

Authorities seeking information on ETX diesel theft

Authorities are asking for the public's help identifying the person involved in a Smith County theft on Sunday night.

Arsonist shoots flare into several Lufkin homes

Authorities are seeking information in a recent crime where a person shot a flare through two Lufkin homes.
Police: ETX woman killed in weekend hit-and-run

Police: ETX woman killed in weekend hit-and-run

An East Texas woman was killed over the weekend in an alleged hit and run incident in Hunt county.
Sheriff: 18 sex offenders caught in Smith County roundup

Sheriff: 18 sex offenders caught in Smith County roundup

On September 4-5, 2014, the Smith County Sheriff’s Office assisted by the United States Marshals Joint East Texas Fugitive Task Force (JETF) arrested eighteen Smith County registered sex offenders for various violations, including failing