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Fire in Anderson County

Anderson County, Texas —KFXK has confirmed a fire in Anerson County. Fire officials are on scene and helicopters have been employeed to help put out the fire.

House fire in Tyler

Tyler, Texas — The Tyler Fire Department is on the scene of a two-alarm structure fire in the 2800 block of N. Whitten Ave. Fire crews reported heavy smoke conditions upon arrival.

SFA grad designing, marking East Texas trails

Lufkin, TX — With the abundance of natural resources in the Angelina County area, Stephen F. Austin State University graduate Aaron Friar is making local trails more available to the community.

Harsh economic times prompting uptick in beer thefts in Lufkin

Lufkin, TX — Grab-and-go beer thieves are costing Lufkin convenience stores an average of $250 to $400 a week in lost product, according to one local retailer.

Nacogdoches city leaders to discuss water concerns

Nacogdoches, TX — Nacogdoches City Council members on Tuesday will consider enacting Stage One of the city's drought contingency plan in an effort to reduce consumption and preserve the water at Lake Nacogdoches.

Angelina County votes to combine precincts

ANGELINA COUNTY — The Angelina County Commissioners Court voted Monday to adopt a plan that would abolish justice of the peace and constable precinct 4.

UPDATE: Only minor fire damage to home near UT Health Center

SMITH COUNTY — Firefighters tell KFXK crews on the scene that the fire is out. There was only minor damage reported to a storage unit on the back of a home near UT Health Center.

Update: Nacogdoches man reportedly shoots and kills attacker, another suspect in custody

Nacogdoches — Nacogdoches Police continue their investigation into a shooting incident on South Ritchie Street Thursday afternoon.

Ft. Hood releases name of soldier found dead in Gilmer

Fort Hood officials have released the name of a Soldier who died Aug. 7. He was found unresponsive in a home in Gilmer, Texas.

House fire in Longview

Longview, Texas — A fire in Longview has destroyed a mobile home. The source of the fire is unknown and there are no injuries at this time. KETK will bring you more information as it becomes available.