CrimeWatch

Texas teacher admits to sexually assaulting 6-year-old

Police in Austin said a teacher admitted to molesting a 6-year-old student girl. The student claimed the incident took place in a classroom at her elementary school.

Gilmer man sentenced to 45 years in prison for murder

An East Texas man was sentenced to 45 years in jail after he pleaded guilty to multiple charges, including murder.
SILVER ALERT CANCELED: ETX senior citizen missing since Sunday found safe

SILVER ALERT CANCELED: ETX senior citizen missing since Sunday found safe

The Henderson County Sheriff’s Office tells KETK a senior citizen diagnosed with a Cognitive Impairment who went missing Sunday has been found and is safe.
ETX man fires gun at estranged wife's friends

ETX man fires gun at estranged wife's friends

An East Texas man was charged with three felony charges after he fired a gun at his estranged wife's friends.
Armed man holds woman hostage in Van Zandt County, sheriff says

Armed man holds woman hostage in Van Zandt County, sheriff says

One person was booked into the Van Zandt County Jail after he held a woman hostage at gunpoint Friday.
Lufkin police tase fugitive near local business

Lufkin police tase fugitive near local business

Authorities took a wanted Lufkin man into custody after he was tased by police for resisting arrest.
Wood County investigating body found as homicide

Wood County investigating body found as homicide

On June 12 at around 5:40 pm, Wood County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch received a 911 report of a dead body located off CR 2388.
Illegal alien charged with murder of 2-year-old back in ETX jail after fleeing to Mexico

Illegal alien charged with murder of 2-year-old back in ETX jail after fleeing to Mexico

Harrison County investigators have met with the United States Marshal’s Office in Dallas and returned an illegal alien, who is an East Texas murder suspect, from Mexico.   
Cause of death revealed in case of ETX teenager

Cause of death revealed in case of ETX teenager

The Smith County Sheriff's Office received notification from Southwestern Institute of Forensic Science in Dallas that
Cross-dressing women steal goods from ETX store

Cross-dressing women steal goods from ETX store

Authorities are looking for three cross-dressing women who stole from a Lufkin business Wednesday afternoon.
Lufkin suspect hits officer, leads police on foot chase

Lufkin suspect hits officer, leads police on foot chase

On Wednesday, police arrested a Lufkin man after he attacked an officer and ran from authorities
Authorities identify 3 accused burglars in Smith County chase

Authorities identify 3 accused burglars in Smith County chase

Three suspected burglars are now in custody by Smith County Sheriff's Office Deputies after a brief pursuit Thursday morning.
6 men indicted for gang rape of 16-year-old Texas girl

6 men indicted for gang rape of 16-year-old Texas girl

Six men are facing have been indicted in connection to a gang rape of a 16-year-old girl reported earlier this year. Waco Police Department says the victim reported she had been raped while at a local hospital.
Man sentenced to 3 life terms for ETX aggravated robberies, expected to plead guilty to 4 more

Man sentenced to 3 life terms for ETX aggravated robberies, expected to plead guilty to 4 more

A man who received three life sentences in Upshur County for the aggravated robbery of an East Texas dollar store
Bernie Tiede writ reaches state's highest criminal court

Bernie Tiede writ reaches state's highest criminal court

The legal writ seeking freedom for convicted Carthage killer Bernie Tiede was filed Wednesday with the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, the state judicial website showed.