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ETX man sentenced to 15 years in prison on 5th DWI conviction

ETX man sentenced to 15 years in prison on 5th DWI conviction

An East Texas man was sentenced to 15 years in prison on his fifth DWI charge.
Veteran DT, 2X Super Bowl winner to sign with Texans

Veteran DT, 2X Super Bowl winner to sign with Texans

The Houston Texans have added a 6'2", 325-pound monster to their defensive line.
Governor Abbott calls on EPA to refrain from issuing new standards

Governor Abbott calls on EPA to refrain from issuing new standards

In an ongoing effort to deter federal overreach by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Governor Greg Abbott, on Monday, issued a letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, requesting that the agency vo

Defendants face new obstacle in Glass Dragon case

The defendants in the multi-million dollar synthetic marijuana case have a new obstacle on their hands.
Oil plunges to a 6-year low. Is $30 a barrel next?

Oil plunges to a 6-year low. Is $30 a barrel next?

Extremely cheap oil is back, and it may get even cheaper. Crude plunged 4% to as low as $42.85 a barrel on Monday. That's the lowest price since 2009.

ETX SUPERINTENDENT: Scripture will no longer be part of school's morning announcements

An East Texas school district will no longer include biblical Scripture as a part of their "Thought for the Day" morning announcements.
Thieves steal third row seat from multiple vehicles in Palestine

Thieves steal third row seat from multiple vehicles in Palestine

The Palestine Police Department is investigating a string of vehicle burglaries reported over the weekend.
5 NCAA men's basketball tourney teams earn APR academic awards with perfect score

5 NCAA men's basketball tourney teams earn APR academic awards with perfect score

With the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament slated to begin this week, some teams are not only achieving greatness on the court, but also in the classroom.
Palestine PD investigating weekend SUV burglaries

Palestine PD investigating weekend SUV burglaries

 The Palestine Police Department is investigating a series of vehicle burglaries that occurred overnight between Friday and Saturday.
No injuries after Whitehouse school bus wreck

No injuries after Whitehouse school bus wreck

Police are responded to a wreck Monday morning involving a school bus in Whitehouse.
Heisman Trophy-winner Marcus Mariota visits Lovie Smith's Buccaneers

Heisman Trophy-winner Marcus Mariota visits Lovie Smith's Buccaneers

 Former Oregon quarterback and Heisman Trophy-winner Marcus Mariota is visiting with the Buccaneers at One Buccaneer Place today.

Sidney Dukes:Trinity Mother Frances Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Athlete of the Week

  Meet Sidney Dukes, our Trinity Mother Frances Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Athlete of the Week. Sidney is a gymnast from Tyler Lee.
Kniffen to be Inducted Into ITA Men's Tennis Hall of Fame

Kniffen to be Inducted Into ITA Men's Tennis Hall of Fame

  Former UT Tyler men's tennis head coach Fred Kniffen has been announced as a 2015 Inductee into the ITA Men's Collegiate Tennis Hall of Fame, the organization announced today.
Tip Time Set for Texas Men's Basketball NCAA Second-Round Game vs. Butler

Tip Time Set for Texas Men's Basketball NCAA Second-Round Game vs. Butler

 The tip-off time for The University of Texas' NCAA Second-Round contest on Thursday, March 19 has been set for approximately 1:45 p.m.
SWEEP! UT Tyler baseball Wallops Wildcats 5-2, 7-4 on Saturday

SWEEP! UT Tyler baseball Wallops Wildcats 5-2, 7-4 on Saturday

 The UT Tyler baseball team closed out an impressive three-game sweep with 5-2, 7-4 wins over American Southwest Conference rival Louisiana College on Saturday. The wins improve the Patriots' record to 13-5 overall.