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New life in Longview

 It’s a breath of fresh air in Longview. For the third year in a row, Keep Longview Beautiful has partnered with the city and the Texas Forest Service to replace trees that were lost years ago.

Singing Cadets coming to Athens

The Texas A&M Singing Cadets are coming to East Texas thanks to the Henderson County Aggie Moms. The signing group will perform at the First United Methodist Church in Athens on February 22 at 2:00 p.m.

Arrest made in Smith Co. house fire deemed arson

The Smith County Fire Marshal's Office announced Friday the arrest of a Tyler man wanted for arson.

The 25th East Texas Auto & Cycle Show

Lana Peacock and Ronnie Anderson stopped by KETK to chat the big yearly fundraiser for the East Texas Crisis Center. It's the silver anniversary of the East Texas Auto & Cycle Show.

Update: Mother, father arrested in death of East Texas infant

  The mother and father of a 6-month-old infant found dead earlier this week have been arrested in connection with the child's death.

How to live a heart-healthy life

Doctor Thaddeus Tolleson with Tyler Cardiovascular Consultants with the ETMC Cardiovascular Institute, stopped by KETK to chat about the symptoms of heart disease and how people live a heart-healthy life.
6 East Texas swimmers bound for state

6 East Texas swimmers bound for state

Six East Texans will hit the pool at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swim Center in Austin today and Saturday for the 2015 UIL Swimming & Diving State Meet.
Man receives 12 years prison time for sexual assaulting Liberty Co. child

Man receives 12 years prison time for sexual assaulting Liberty Co. child

A 27-year-old California, Maryland man has been sentenced to federal prison for child exploitation violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.
Tyler branch of drilling equipment company to close permanently

Tyler branch of drilling equipment company to close permanently

Amega West in Tyler, located at 8044 CR 313 East, is expected to close in about 60 days.
Memorial services scheduled for Longview native allegedly shot to death by boyfriend

Memorial services scheduled for Longview native allegedly shot to death by boyfriend

Memorial services have been scheduled for a Longview native who was found shot to death in her Austin-area apartment.

Site releases rankings of best schools in Texas

Niche, a company providing reviews and rankings, has released their version of the top high schools in Texas.
ETX man allegedly tries to force wife to cut wrists, spits on her

ETX man allegedly tries to force wife to cut wrists, spits on her

An Angelina County man is accused of attacking his wife Thursday and attempting to force the woman to harm herself.
Child hit by vehicle in Jefferson

Child hit by vehicle in Jefferson

A child was hit Thursday evening near the intersection of Highway 49 and 59. According to the Jefferson Police Department, the accident happened shortly before 5 p.m.

Gregg Co. looking for woman accused of DWI with child in vehicle

The Gregg County Crime Stoppers is asking for the public's help finding a local fugitive.

Grand Jury indicts 3 suspects in murder of Kilgore man

Three suspects accused of murdering a Kilgore man in Brewster County, Texas, have been indicted for first-degree murder.