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Saturday, December 27, 2014 - 4:17pm

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Dez Bryant on early exit: I cried when I got into the locker room

Dez Bryant on early exit: I cried when I got into the locker room

Dez Bryant regrets it. He wishes he wouldn’t have walked off the field with 1:21 left and the Green Bay Packers a couple kneels away from a 37-36 victory over the Dallas Cowboys.
Double R Brand Premium Food Products expanding to ETX, add at least 150 jobs to area

Double R Brand Premium Food Products expanding to ETX, add at least 150 jobs to area

Rodney Roth, a fourth generation sausage maker and president of Holmes Smokehouse, has announced the company is expanding into a second location in Lufkin in  order to address current growth, as well as future demand for its award winning
Alleged ETX burglar caught in Houston escapes hospital

Alleged ETX burglar caught in Houston escapes hospital

A wounded man suspected of burglarizing a house near Lufkin has escaped a Houston hospital where he was being treated.
'BRA BANDIT' STRIKES ETX WAL-MART: Man arrested for sneaking bras, lubricant into men's bathroom

'BRA BANDIT' STRIKES ETX WAL-MART: Man arrested for sneaking bras, lubricant into men's bathroom

A 34-year-old East Texas career criminal is back behind bars after allegedy stuffing lubricant and bras in his pants to sneak into a local Wal-Mart bathroom.
ETX 2nd grader awarded for bravery after saving grandmother's life

ETX 2nd grader awarded for bravery after saving grandmother's life

Virgina Sims, second grader at Trout Primary, was honored Monday, with an award for her bravery presented by the American Legion Auxiliary in Lufkin.

SURVEILLANCE: Police searching for burglars who stole parts from Cycle Shop in Lufkin

Lufkin Police are looking for the person, or people, responsible for burglarizing a motorcycle business at the beginning of December. It happened at the Cycle Shop on the 3400 block of East Denman Ave in Lufkin.
Harmony Christian School closing due to low enrollment

Harmony Christian School closing due to low enrollment

Harmony Christian School in Lufkin will be closing it's doors next year. According to the Lufkin Daily News, the private school will be closed by may 2014. The school was founded in 1996.
ETX man wanted for sexually assaulting child captured

ETX man wanted for sexually assaulting child captured

An Angelina County man wanted for the aggravated sexual assault of a child has been captured.
ETX officials capture man wanted on felony warrants

ETX officials capture man wanted on felony warrants

The Lufkin Police Deparment has captured a man who was wanted on felony warrants.
Crime Stoppers of Lufkin looking for ETX man wanted for aggravated sexual assault of a child

Crime Stoppers of Lufkin looking for ETX man wanted for aggravated sexual assault of a child

Crime Stoppers of Lufkin are currently looking for a man wanted for an aggravated sexual assault of a child. Angelina County Deputies are looking for Richard David Simmons, 41 for a felony warrant of sexual assault of a child.
UPDATE: Identity released of man killed in wreck involving 18-wheelers and school bus

UPDATE: Identity released of man killed in wreck involving 18-wheelers and school bus

Angelina County DPS have released the identity of the man killed in the three-vehicle accident involving a school bus and two 18-wheelers in Lufkin on Monday night.
ETX man jailed after beating up man with log

ETX man jailed after beating up man with log

A Lufkin man is behind bars after he allegedly beat up a man using a log.

SECURITY VIDEO: Lufkin Police working to identify freezer burglar

Police need the public's help to identify a man who was captured on surveillance video stealing from a freezer at a house in Lufkin. It happened on October 26th on the 100 block of Lakewind Dr. in Lufkin.
Beloved giraffe, Rafiki, dies Thanksgiving day at Ellen Trout Zoo

Beloved giraffe, Rafiki, dies Thanksgiving day at Ellen Trout Zoo

Thanksgiving Day was a sad day at the Ellen Trout Zoo in Lufkin, Texas. Rafiki, the adult male Maasai Giraffe, was found dead in his stall when his keepers arrived at 8:00 a.m. that morning.
Former ETX school counselor arrested for telling pre-teen 'I'm going to ask you to tell things your mom wouldn't approve of'

Former ETX school counselor arrested for telling pre-teen 'I'm going to ask you to tell things your mom wouldn't approve of'

A former  East Texas charter school counselor is facing child porn charges for wanting "dirty talk" from a 10-year-old female student.