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Mineola and Waskom will play for state championships

Mineola and Waskom will play for state championships

The Mineola Yellowjackets will play for the state championship. The Jackets will make their first-ever appearance in the title game.
Longview and John Tyler lead 5A all-state football team

Longview and John Tyler lead 5A all-state football team

Longview and John Tyler dominted the 5A All-State team. Six Lobos and five Lions were named.
UPDATE: Crews put out structure fire in Longview

UPDATE: Crews put out structure fire in Longview

Crews responded to a structure fire in northwest Longview Wednesday afternoon.
ETX woman pardoned by President Obama for 1993 drug charge

ETX woman pardoned by President Obama for 1993 drug charge

Today President Barack Obama granted clemency to twenty individuals, consisting of eight commutations and twelve pardons.

Police: Student catches burglar in act, knifed near UT-Tyler

Tyler Police are at the scene of a reported stabbing of a college student near the UT-Tyler campus. According to Tyler PD spokesman Don Martin, a person was cut in the 3200 block of Lexington Drive at around 2:50 p.m.
Bullard ISD releasing students early

Bullard ISD releasing students early

Bullard ISD will be releasing students early from the high school Wednesday. There is currently police activity at the school, but officials do not believe students to be in danger.
Police arrest 2 ETX men in I-20 incidents with stolen cars out of Longview

Police arrest 2 ETX men in I-20 incidents with stolen cars out of Longview

Two East Texas men were taken into custody Tuesday in separate incidents after they were caught with stolen vehicles out of the Longview area.
Deputies arrest ETX woman for allegedly shooting at partner

Deputies arrest ETX woman for allegedly shooting at partner

Angelina County deputies arrested two people at a local home Tuesday after a woman allegedly shot at a family partner.
Man convicted in murder of wife of Kaufman Co. DA sentenced to death

Man convicted in murder of wife of Kaufman Co. DA sentenced to death

A man convicted of killing the wife of an East Texas district attorney has been sentenced to death. Eric Williams, a former Kaufman County official, was convicted by a jury in a Rockwall courtroom, on Thursday, December 4.
ETX man found dead in local church

ETX man found dead in local church

The Nacgodoches Police Department is investigating the circumstances surrounding a man who was found dead in a local church.
Pedestrian struck by vehicle in Longview identified, dies

Pedestrian struck by vehicle in Longview identified, dies

The Longview Police Department responded Tuesday afternoon to an accident where a pedestrian was hit by a truck.
ONCOR: No outages expected in downtown Tyler

ONCOR: No outages expected in downtown Tyler

According to ONCOR, no power outages are expected to take place in downtown Tyler.
GREAT NEWS: Kilgore PD officers, good samaritan offer hand in need to hungry East Texan

GREAT NEWS: Kilgore PD officers, good samaritan offer hand in need to hungry East Texan

 If this is not what Christmas is all about, we don't know what is. On Tuesday, Kilgore police officers responded to Whataburger in reference to a man that had stolen an orange juice and ran from the restaurant.
UPDATED: Silver Alert canceled for ETX man

UPDATED: Silver Alert canceled for ETX man

UPDATE: Authorities has canceled the Silver Alert for Berry Eugene Daniel.  

Raising money and awareness for world poverty in Rusk

As you drive through Rusk on Highway 69, you will notice a small patch of makeshift tents and shelters, made out of plywood, pallets and tarps.