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Diboll man arrested for choking girlfriend during argument

Diboll man arrested for choking girlfriend during argument

A Diboll man was arrested Tuesday morning for allegeldy attacking his girlfriend.
Authorities looking for missing ETX teen

Authorities looking for missing ETX teen

The Trinity County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help locating a 13-year-old runaway.
Law Enforcement responding to possible active shooter situation at VA clinic

Law Enforcement responding to possible active shooter situation at VA clinic

El Paso, TX (KTSM) -- An official with Beaumont Army Medical Center confirms that law enforcement officials are responding to a possible 'active shooter' situation at the VA on 5001 North Piedras.

Credit card fraud: an increasing problem.

People cary less cash, personal checks have become a rarity, and credit card fraud is on the rise. Like it or not: the way we buy and sell has shifted dramatically over the past decade.

Rescuers dive in!

Rescuers jumped into frigid water to save a woman after she drove into a canal near China, Texas Sunday evening. Crews were dispatched to the scene after 911 received a frantic call from the driver begging for help.
Updating wintry precipitation threat that begins Friday

Updating wintry precipitation threat that begins Friday

We’re gearing up for the potential for a wintry mess this weekend. I will follow the same format I did yesterday with this blog post.

Cowboy hat could become the 'official' hat of Texas

We all know the cowboy hat is the unofficial hat of texas, but that might be changing.  A texas lawmaker is hoping to have a bill passed making it the official hat of the state.  

Tyler's Bergfeld Park begins rennovations

The caution tape is up and the old playground equipment is gone. Phase one of the "Bergfeld Park Improvement Project" is in full swing. 

2 men drive into gas station, steal ATM

Rusk County officials are continuing to investigate who plowed an 18-wheeler into the Clayton Shell station around 2 a.m. Tuesday. Surveillance video shows two men chaining up an ATM and making off with it.

Gadgets for your New Year's resolutions

Keith Ables with AT&T stopped by KETK to show Jen and Rachel a few gadgets to help you reach your fitness goals. For more information go to www.att.com

Setting financial goals for 2015

Along with working on your waistline, Mechele Mills with the Better Business Bureau says it's also important to work on your bottom line this year.

The 411 on emotional eating.

Emotional Eating 101: What Are You Really Hungry For?  Scott Martin with The East Texas Stress Reduction Clinic, stopped by KETK along with co-facilitator Jason Reagan

Nation sees spike in flu cases, ETX doctors react

 Coughing, sneezing, fever, and body aches... all signs of the virus spreading across our country. According to the Centers for Disease Control, in one week we have gone from widespread flu activity in 36 states to 43 states.
UPDATE: Doctor fatally shot, gunman kills self inside El Paso VA Clinic

UPDATE: Doctor fatally shot, gunman kills self inside El Paso VA Clinic

Editor's Note: Follow updates on the KTSM website.
Woman arrested in Smith Co. Christmas Day shooting of boyfriend

Woman arrested in Smith Co. Christmas Day shooting of boyfriend

UPDATE: The suspect in the shooting which occurred on Christmas Day has been arrested.