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Rain continues tonight, could end as wintry mix Friday AM

The rain will continue again late tonight and be coming to an end by Friday afternoon. Yesterday, I mentioned that we could have a chance of seeing some wintry weather (mainly in the form of wet snow flakes).

Future of animals at Klein Animal Shelter looks brighter

  The City of Tyler announced Thursday evening that they will end their contract with the Klein Animal Shelter in Jacksonville, and keep their animal control operations within the city. 

Kilgore man charged with murder in Rusk County fire

A Kilgore man is in the Rusk County jail after being charged with murder. A Rusk County house fire leaving one man dead became more than just an accident. Sheriff Jeff Price released this information.

Community leaders discuss 'Tiny House Project' idea

A Longview organization, Bridges Out Of Poverty held a meeting Thursday to discuss the promotion of Poverty Awareness month. During the meeting, The Tiny House Project was introduced. This plan consists of 300-400 square ft.

City aims to re-open former Jacksonville animal shelter within month

The city of Jacksonville is planning to re-open a former shelter following the closure of Klein Animal Shelter last week.
Tyler Emergency Animal Advisory Board meets

Tyler Emergency Animal Advisory Board meets

The Tyler Emergency Animal Advisory Board met Thursday afternoon to discuss the recent events involving the Klein Animal Shelter.
Rusk County jury sends copper thief to prison for 2 years

Rusk County jury sends copper thief to prison for 2 years

A Mt. Enterprise man will spend the next two years behind bars after he was convicted of stealing copper from a local business.
3 ETX communities awarded grants for local development

3 ETX communities awarded grants for local development

Three East Texas communities have been awarded grants to develop parks within their communities.
National Signing Day to take place February 4, KETK wants to recognize your athletes

National Signing Day to take place February 4, KETK wants to recognize your athletes

One of the most anticipated days of the year for college sports fanatics is just three weeks away. National Signing Day will take place on Wednesday, February 4.
Mavs are coming through in the clutch

Mavs are coming through in the clutch

 The Mavs have been money when it’s mattered this season.
Join No. 8 women's basketball for Texas Traditions Day on Sunday, Jan. 25

Join No. 8 women's basketball for Texas Traditions Day on Sunday, Jan. 25

 Fans attending the Texas Women's Basketball vs. Iowa State game on Sunday, Jan.

Ethics group files complaint against Louie Gohmert for billing London trip to campaign

On Thursday, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) filed a complaint with the Office of Congressional Ethics against Rep.

2 sex offenders with ETX ties among 3 fugitives wanted by DPS, reward offered

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added one fugitive and two sex offenders to the Texas 10 Most Wanted lists.
Former deputy killed in Henderson Co. crash

Former deputy killed in Henderson Co. crash

A former Henderson County Deputy was killed Wednesday in a head-on collision near Athens.

Texas Border Patrol agent fired upon, shoots back killing smuggler

A split second decision on the border ends with an illegal immigrant dead and a Border Patrol agent on administrative leave.