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Smith County seizes guns, drugs and money in morning raid

Arp — Smith County officials found a cache of weapons and meth in a raid early Tuesday morning in Arp.

Tyler annual tree lighting set for Thursday

City of Tyler crews spent last week and the first part of this week decorating downtown with thousands of Christmas lights in time for the 26th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, to be held on the T.B.

Former Longview educator charged with assault out on bond

LONGVIEW — A former Longview ISD teacher and UIL coach, charged with sexual assault of a child and indecency with a child, is out of jail on bond.

UPDATE: Smith County cold case murder suspect pleads guilty

Tyler, TX — An alleged killer in a 2005 Smith County murder plead guilty today in front of Judge Jack Skeen. Bryante Denard Gee, 28, pleaded guilty in the 241 District Court and is sentenced to 20 years in prison.

Local hospital selects this year's 'Miracle Children'

This year’s ‘Miracle Children’ representing the Children’s Miracle Network at Trinity Mother Frances Hospitals and Clinics are four-year-old Will Butts and his sister, 15-month-old Ellie, children of Tylerites Katie and

Annual Holiday in the Pines Homes Tour

Gail Johnson, the president of the AAUW chats with Bena and Katie about upcoming annual Holiday in the Pines Home Tour.

Safe weather tips

Larry Krantz from TxDot stopped by to share some safety tips for the upcoming weather. More information can be found at txdot.gov

Tyler Civic Theatre presents: "A Christmas Carol"

Tyler Civic Theatre presents "A Christmas Carol" this holiday season. Director Danielle Rousseau and actor John Kelly chatted with Ben Hill about the upcoming production.

Celebrity birthday wildcard

This holiday edition of the Celebrity Birthday Game features wild card Kyle Roberts, who was filling in for Katie Green.

State budget cuts hit rural libraries hard

Rural libraries across East Texas are tightening their belts as state budget cuts and the upcoming closure of the regional library system take a toll.