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Kilgore man sentenced for child porn charges

RUSK COUNTY — A 46-year-old Kilgore man has been sentenced to federal prison for child pornography violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

Nacogdoches Police investigate child's injuries

Nacogdoches — The Nacogdoches Police Department has opened an investigation into the injury of a one-year-old girl.

Structure fire near Mineola

SMITH COUNTY — Smith County Fire officials tell KFXK, they have requested mutual aid on a structure fire near Mineola. The fire is in the 23000 block of Holiday Pine Dr., which is in Enchanted Lakes.

UPDATE: Small fire at Blue Bell extinguished

LONGVIEW — 4:30 pm: The Longview Fire Department tells KFXK, the fire was small and was extinguished by employees before firefighters arrived on scene.

Tyler removes mandatory water restrictions

TYLER — The City of Tyler is rescinding Stage Two mandatory water restrictions that were put in place in December 2011 and reinstituting Stage One voluntary restrictions.

Smith County jailer arrested for alleged sex with inmate

Tyler — A Smith County jailer was arrested last week and later indicted for allegedly having sex with a female inmate.

Update: Man shot by homeowner dies of injuries

According to the Tyler Police Department, Jason Raychard Williams died at 1:48 pm on Tuesday, March 27, 2012. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Tyler Public Library Hosts Azalea Tales

Just in time for spring, the Tyler Public Library hosts the second annual “Azalea Tales”, a free storytelling event set amid the beauty of the East Texas spring during the Azalea Trail.

UPDATE: Mother-daughter bank robbers may be responsible for Henderson bank robbery

Gulfport Police Department — On March 26, 2012, at approximately 1:00 p.m. the Gulfport Police Department responded to Regions Bank, located at 9420 Highway 49 for a report of an armed robbery in progress.

Gregg County cracks down on deadbeat parents

LONGVIEW — Gregg County deputies conducted a warrant sweep today for parents failing to pay child support.