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Alto mayor quits with handwritten note

According to KTBB.com, the mayor of the small East Texas town of Alto has quit with a handwritten note. Monty Collins went to the city secretary this week and wrote a note stating, "I quit on this date."

ETX road closures

UNDATED -- The Texas Department of Transportation reports several East Texas roadways are either closed or under observation for high water following today's rain.

First Downtown Tyler ‘Cash Mob’ Set For Friday

Downtown Tyler will see its first-ever “Cash Mob” Friday morning (March 23). The City of Tyler Main Street Department and Heart of Tyler Inc.

SFA Athletics program to benefit military veterans

NACOGDOCHES, Texas - Stephen F. Austin State University is participating in Operation Hat Trick, a national program created at the University of New Hampshire to memorialize Nate Hardy and Mike Koch, two U.S.

Firefighters extinguish Flint house fire

Flint — Fire crews extinguished a house fire shortly after noon Tuesday in Flint. Officials say the fire started around 11 a.m. in the 3000 block of Yasmeen Circle. No injuries were reported.

UPDATE: Nearly 800 homes still without power in East Texas

Tyler — 1:30 p.m. According to Oncor, 748 homes are still without power in East Texas. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 7:00 a.m.

Motor home fire on I-20; westbound lanes closed

Smith County — Officials tell KFXK the motor home caught fire while driving on the interstate. All of the passengers were able to escape the vehicle before it was engulfed in flames.

Harrison County 9-year old allegedly stabs man in back

Harrison County deputies are investigating an incident where a 9-year old allegedly stabbed a man. It happened Monday night shortly after 8 p.m. in the 6200 block of FM 9 South.

Fire crews in Smith County responding to unattended grass fire

Fire officials say the trash that was being burned was illegal trash, such as tires and copper wire. Environmental services are being called out to investigate the situation and if needed, issues tickets.

Smith County crews responding to abandoned building fire

Smith County — Smith County officials confirm crews are responding to a structure fire at the intersection of Highway 271 and Laney Road. The building on fire is the 2000 Far West Club, an abandoned building.