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Texas man convicted of 10th DWI gets life in prison

Texas man convicted of 10th DWI gets life in prison

Houston's Bobby Gene Martin - who was convicted this week of drunken driving for the 10th time - finally may have had his last drink.
Crime Stoppers offers reward for TX most wanted sex offender

Crime Stoppers offers reward for TX most wanted sex offender

The Texas Department of Public Safety has added Mack Brady Meadows, 64, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender list, and a cash reward up to $3,000 is now being offered for information leading to his arrest.
ETX woman gets prison time for embezzling $365K from local bank

ETX woman gets prison time for embezzling $365K from local bank

An East Texas woman was sentenced to more than three years in prison for embezzling around $365,000.
Bat Fan's Birthday: Batman Surprises Hospice Patient For Birthday

Bat Fan's Birthday: Batman Surprises Hospice Patient For Birthday

Altus Hospice in Dallas made patient Jeffrey's birthday party a blast after a surprise visit from Batman! Jeffrey suffers from Hunter's Disease, a terminal genetic disorder, that has a life expectancy of 7 to 15 years old.

Get signed up for Lighten Up East Yexas 2015

Lighten Up East Texas kicked The in January, but it's not too late to get involved.
Texas Game Warden notes: Man runs over deer for "free meat"

Texas Game Warden notes: Man runs over deer for "free meat"

The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports. East Texas incidents are in bold.   Duck, Duck, Goose

Texas Speaker Series continues at Liberty Hall with “The Modern Motorcycle Diaries”

Texas Speaker Series continues at Liberty Hall with “The Modern Motorcycle Diaries”
ETX woman arrested, caught allegedly hiding drugs in bra

ETX woman arrested, caught allegedly hiding drugs in bra

A woman was arrested in Henderson County last week after officials say they found her in possession of hidden drugs.

Texas 4-year-old attacked by dog while at playground

A Houston mother wants to make sure no other parent has to watch their child be attacked by a dog. It happened to her four-year-old daughter and it wasn't a stray dog. Someone let the dog run free.

Special Report: The price of oil

 "Everyone's just kind of nervous right now, because no one knows what's going to happen," said Philip R. Nobles, Vice President of Petro-Land Group, Inc.
Texas judge grants request to stop executive action on immigration

Texas judge grants request to stop executive action on immigration

A federal judge in Brownsville has granted a request from 26 states suing to stop President Obama's executive actions on immigration.
Suspect's confession played at 'American Sniper' trial

Suspect's confession played at 'American Sniper' trial

The man accused of killing Chris Kyle, subject of the hit film "American Sniper," and Kyle's friend said he didn't have a choice.

Tylerite stabbed 23 times by fiance speaks out against domestic abuse

Twenty-eight-year-old Karistha Johnson, of Tyler, is recovering after being stabbed with a steak knife 23 times by her fiance Cedric Humble.
Mt. Pleasant Police respond to chemical spill

Mt. Pleasant Police respond to chemical spill

From the City of Mount Pleasant: Around 5:50 p.m., on Monday, February 16, 2015, Mount Pleasant Police Department responded to call from 911 dispatch reporting chemicals were leaking from an 18 Wheeler.