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Treating substance abuse with faith

Longview, TX — A new faith based treatment for substance abuse and psychiatric disorders is coming to Longview.

Tyler City Council adopts Lake Tyler Master Plan

At their meeting on Wednesday, April 27, 2011, the Tyler City Council unanimously adopted the Lake Tyler Master Plan.

Austin man placed on Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender list

Mark Steven Bauman, 50, has been added to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender list with a reward of $3,000. In 2002, Bauman sexually assaulted a seven-year-old female during a six-month period.

City planner resigns after calling Lufkin an "armpit" on Twitter

Lufkin, TX — A city planner who had used his public Twitter feed to express derogatory feelings about the city and region resigned Wednesday morning after being confronted by city officials about the comments, City Manager Paul Parker sai

Wednesday wildfire update

Yesterday (Tuesday, April 26), Texas Forest Service responded to 13 new fires for 32,831 acres.

Tyler police arrest one after stabbing

TYLER — Tyler Police responded to reports of a stabbing on the 400 block of South Bonner on Wednesday.

UPDATE- Fatality confirmed

UPDATE- Officials have confirmed one fatality from the wreck. Officials tell KFXK that the wreck involved an 18-wheeler carrying plywood. The accident happened on a Neches river bridge on Highway 175.

Firefighters battle grass fire in Winona

WINONA — Officials now say the fire has been put out and they have left the scene. There were no injuries in the fire. KETK will work to get any further updates on this incident.

Shooting at Riverside RV Park in Longview

UPDATE- One person has been taken to a local hospital with what officials are calling non-life threatening injuries. The name of the victim has not been released at this time.

Former Mineola teacher sentenced to 180 days in Wood County Jail

WOOD COUNTY — A KFXK reporter in the Quitman courthouse says former Mineola teacher JoAnn Stephens has been sentenced to 180 days in the Wood County Jail.