U.S. Attorney John M. Bales announced today that the current head of the Mexican drug trafficking organization, the Gulf Cartel, or Cartel del Golfo, has pleaded guilty to drug trafficking charges in the Eastern District of Texas.
The IRS announced this week that it's receiving its lowest level of funding from Congress since 2008. That could result in a hiring freeze, meaning 3,000 to 4,000 full time employees will be gone by the end of June.
Authorities have identified two people who were killed following a shooting in eastern Smith County. Officials confirmed Mechelle Hall-Bell, 35, of Tyler, and Delithro Bell, 41, were found deceased Thursday morning.
Overall, Texas is ahead of much of the nation when it comes to job growth and economic development, but how long will it last?
While the current climate may be bright and sunny, storm clouds could soon be rolling in.