CrimeWatch

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
Survivor of fatal crash sues alleged drunken driver, 3 businesses

Survivor of fatal crash sues alleged drunken driver, 3 businesses

The father who survived a fatal crash that killed his wife and two children has filed suit against the alleged drunken driver and three other organizations.
4 Smith Co. detention officers resign, 3 on leave for false records

4 Smith Co. detention officers resign, 3 on leave for false records

On Monday, August 25, 2014, information was brought to the attention of the Smith County Sheriff’s Office management staff that documents required to be kept in the normal course of jail operations were being falsified.
Sheriff: Autopsy shows ETX man killed in 'brutal attack'

Sheriff: Autopsy shows ETX man killed in 'brutal attack'

Sheriff Ricky Jones announced today that the preliminary autopsy report released by the Southwest Institute of Forensic Sciences regarding the murder of Kenneth Raley confirmed the cause of death as “ blunt force trauma”.
Athens teen indicted for murder during alleged robbery

Athens teen indicted for murder during alleged robbery

An Athens teenager has been indicted for the murder of a 23-year-old man killed during an apparent robbery.
ETX woman indicted for murder of 4-year-old daughter

ETX woman indicted for murder of 4-year-old daughter

An East Texas woman has been indicted for the murder of her young daughter in Henderson County.
Deputies investigating apparent ETX murder

Deputies investigating apparent ETX murder

Franklin County officials are investigating the apparent murder of a 75-year-old man.