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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.
Officials seeking tips after unknown person shoots ETX calf several times

Officials seeking tips after unknown person shoots ETX calf several times

Authorities are asking for the public's help solving a case where an unknown person(s) shot a calf in Franklin County.
Gov. Abbott names 3 TAMU Board of Regents appointments

Gov. Abbott names 3 TAMU Board of Regents appointments

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott today appointed two new members to the Texas A&M University Board of Regents, William Mahomes, Jr. and Robert L. Albritton, and reappointed current Regent Phil Adams. The appointments are effective Feb. 1, 2015.
Gov. Abbott names UT, A&M Board of Regents appointments

Gov. Abbott names UT, A&M Board of Regents appointments

On Thursday, Texas Governor Greg Abbott new members to The University of Texas System Board of Regents and the Texas A&M University Board of Regents. These appointments will be effective February 1, 2015.
Kilgore man formally charged with Rusk Co. murder, bond set at $1M

Kilgore man formally charged with Rusk Co. murder, bond set at $1M

A man accused of murdering an East Texan was arraigned Thursday morning in a Rusk County courtroom.