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John Tyler High School library book returned 39 years overdue

John Tyler High School library book returned 39 years overdue

John Tyler High School librarian Laura Russell received a special package in the mail recently. Opening the package, she removed the contents that were carefully wrapped in tissue paper.
Spring Hill QB released from hospital, recovering in Tyler

Spring Hill QB released from hospital, recovering in Tyler

 A Spring Hill High School athlete who suffered a life-threatening concussion Friday, November 7, has been released from the hospital.
SHERIFF: ETX high school principal sent 'sexually explicit' text messages to student

SHERIFF: ETX high school principal sent 'sexually explicit' text messages to student

An East Texas high school principal has been arrested on charges of having an improper relationship with a high school student.
Memorial services scheduled for Longview siblings killed in weekend wreck

Memorial services scheduled for Longview siblings killed in weekend wreck

Services for Longview siblings killed in a car accident over the weekend will be held Tuesday.
Texas teacher fired after racially charged Ferguson tweets

Texas teacher fired after racially charged Ferguson tweets

A Texas teacher was fired Friday, one week after sending racially charged tweets about incidents in Ferguson, Missouri.
John Tyler HS lockdown lifted after 'planned altercation'

John Tyler HS lockdown lifted after 'planned altercation'

According to Tyler Independent School District officials, John Tyler High School was placed on lockdown for a brief time.
Honors Academy charter revoked, ETX campus affected

Honors Academy charter revoked, ETX campus affected

Commissioner of Education Michael Williams has informed leadership at Honors Academy of his decision to appoint a board of managers for the liquidation of assets and other specific issues related to the revocation and closure of Honors Academy

SPECIAL REPORT: 75 and still kicking; The legacy of the Kilgore College Rangerettes

75 years ago an East Texas drill team changed the atmosphere and culture of Kilgore College football games forever.

CUJO vs Plano East 1994: KETK looks back at the 'greatest high school football game of all time'

It has been deemed by many as "the greatest high school football game of all time."  We're talking about the 1994 Texas state football semifinal between the John Tyler Lions and Plano East.
No injuries reported after Longview ISD bus hit by car

No injuries reported after Longview ISD bus hit by car

According to the Longview Police Department, a local school bus was involved in a hit and run accident Wednesday morning.
UT Tyler Online Undergraduate Nursing Programming nationally recognized

UT Tyler Online Undergraduate Nursing Programming nationally recognized

 The University of Texas at Tyler online nursing programming has achieved national recognition, Dr. Yong Tai Wang, College of Nursing and Health Sciences dean, announced.
Officials identify ETX student arrested for reportedly making threats against classmates

Officials identify ETX student arrested for reportedly making threats against classmates

According to Brownsboro Independent School District, a high school student has been arrested in connection with graffiti containing threatening statements.
ETX school district to offer free breakfast, lunch to students

ETX school district to offer free breakfast, lunch to students

Thursday night’s meeting of the Karnack Independent School District Board of Trustees brought the district further into its efforts to providing an overall quality education to its students – by voting to go forward with a community
Freedom From Religion Foundation files complaint against ETX school district

Freedom From Religion Foundation files complaint against ETX school district

The Freedom From Religion Foundation has lodged a formal complaint against an East Texas school district citing "pervasive religious endorsement."
LIST: Best student sections in college football

LIST: Best student sections in college football

USA TODAY has released their list of Best College Football Fan Bases based on fan vote.