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East Texans prepare to compete in Las Vegas pool tournament

At the end of the April, 19 East Texans will be heading to Las Vegas to compete in the American Poolplayers Association 'National Singles Championships'. The winner will take home $250,000.

Arp student turns his imagination into a book

A student Tristen Evans,16, of Arp, turned his imagination into a book and now that book is on store shelves. We got the opportunity to speak to the young author on Monday about his accomplishment.

UT Tyler set to study a potential endangered species

The University of Texas at Tyler received a grant to study a threatened species. The crayfish. Now this fish is not to be confused with the southern favorite food crawfish.

Sewing wedding dresses into 'angel gowns'

NICU Helping Hands is an organization started in fort worth that collects wedding dresses, and turns them into what they call 'angel gowns' for babies who pass away in the neonatal intensiv
1 dead in fatal Upshur County crash

1 dead in fatal Upshur County crash

One person has been confirmed dead in an Upshur County wreck Monday evening.
ETX business loses more than $20K in oil due to vandals

ETX business loses more than $20K in oil due to vandals

Sheriff Maxey Cerliano and the Gregg County Sheriff’s Office are asking for the public's help in sovling acriminal mischief case  in Kilgore.
2 men charged in Nacogdoches armed robbery

2 men charged in Nacogdoches armed robbery

Two men are in custody following an early morning armed robbery of a Nacogdoches convenience store over the weekend.
Upshur County emergency crews pull 1 person from vehicle in water

Upshur County emergency crews pull 1 person from vehicle in water

Emergency crews responded to an accident Monday afternoon near Diana where a driver crashed into a pond.

EXCLUSIVE: Church of Wells members injured following physical fight during community parade

Two 'Church of Wells' members, Sean Morris (Elder of the church) and Taylor Clifton, were reportedly injured following a physical altercation Saturday afternoon during the Wells homecoming parade, an annual community event. 
Smith County road closed following storms

Smith County road closed following storms

Smith County Road 138 sustained severe damage during torrential rains on Sunday, April 6. The Smith County Road and Bridge Department is currently working to replace a culvert and a missing section of road.
Crime Stoppers seeking 'Not So Good Samaritan' for allegedly stealing cash

Crime Stoppers seeking 'Not So Good Samaritan' for allegedly stealing cash

The Lufkin Crime Stoppers is seeking the help of the public in identifying an alleged thief.
SCAM ALERT: Consumers being ripped off by phone scammers

SCAM ALERT: Consumers being ripped off by phone scammers

Consumers are reporting they’ve been ripped-off by scammers posing as AT&T technical support using both emails and phone calls.
ICE arrests 50 criminal aliens, immigration fugitives in Texas during 3-day sting

ICE arrests 50 criminal aliens, immigration fugitives in Texas during 3-day sting

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers arrested 50 convicted criminal aliens, immigration fugitives and other immigration violators during a three-day operation which concluded Thursday.
ETX man killed in early morning wreck near Lake Cherokee

ETX man killed in early morning wreck near Lake Cherokee

One man was killed in a one vehicle wreck early Sunday morning. Rusk Co. DPS officers say the accident happened around 3:00 a.m. on FM 782 near Lake Cherokee.
ETX roads closed due to flooding

ETX roads closed due to flooding

Reports of roads being closed due to flooding are already starting to come in.