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East Texas breeder to pay $1.5M for deer smuggling

TYLER, Texas – After a lengthy four year investigation a 77-year-old Cherokee County, Texas licensed deer breeder has pleaded guilty to illegally transporting wildlife in the Eastern District of Texas and then lying about it to a U.S.

Smith County bans aerial fireworks

SMITH COUNTY — Smith County Commissioners voted in their meeting Tuesday morning to ban aerial fireworks in Smith County. These include "rockets with sticks" or "missiles with fins".

Tyler Lee Names Interim Football Coach

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Smith County officials working grass fire

SMITH COUNTY — KFXK crews on scene report about 5 acres are on fire on County Rd. 2908 near County Rd. 384. Officials say it is possibly a rekindle from Sunday.

Vehicle rollover on Loop 323

TYLER — It is being reported that a vehicle rollover happened this afternoon in Tyler off Loop 323 and Fairfax. A viewer tells KFXK the accident happened near Troup Highway.

Tyler man who killed girlfriend's baby makes Most Wanted list

longview — A Tyler man was added to the U.S. Marshals 15 Most Wanted fugitive list last week in connection with the murder of his girlfriend's 1-year-old son.

Lufkin vet to be featured on ‘America’s War Heroes’

A Lufkin veteran makes his television debut next weekend telling the stories of his past as a pilot in World War II, the Korean conflict and the Vietnam War.

Rusk County looking for burglary suspects

Henderson, TX — The Rusk County Sheriff’s Office and Rusk County Crime Stoppers are asking the public for information leading to the arrest of three suspects responsible for a burglary which occurred at Clayton’s Mini Mart, FM

Texas House OKs slashing $4 billion from public schools in finance bill

AUSTIN (AP) - The Texas House approved slashing $4 billion from the state's public schools early Friday and establishing a new finance formula that will change how school funds are distributed.