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Phone calls link man to ETX burglary

NACOGDOCHES COUNTY — An arrest has been made in an Etoile burglary that happened back on February 25.

Wanted 2002 Henderson County fugtive finally captured in Arkansas

HENDERSON COUNTY — A Henderson County wanted fugitive that has been on the run for a decade has finally been arrested. Travis Wayne Jones, who is now 50, was arrested back in July of 2001 for sexual indecency with a child.

Amazon, Texas Comptroller negotiating sales tax deal

TEXAS — Amazon.com is negotiating with the state to start paying Texas sales taxes on online sales and to create some jobs in the state, reviving talks that fell apart at the end of last year's legislative session, sources involved in

First spill-related criminal charge names BP engineer

In the first criminal charge arising from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, a former BP engineer who lives in Katy has been named in obstruction of justice charges alleging he destroyed evidence sought by government investigators, the Justice

Rodeo-Ready Remodel: Expo center visitors might notice $1 million in improvements

The Lufkin Daily News reports Visitors to the Angelina Benefit Rodeo at the George H. Henderson Jr. Exposition Center in Lufkin this week will see some improvements, renovations and new equipment.

Texas grand jury indicts Sinaloa cartel leaders

A U.S. federal grand jury in Texas has indicted the suspected top leaders of Mexico's Sinaloa cartel.

Sen. Hutchison introduces Neches River study bill

EAST TEXAS — Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-Texas) introduced a bill in the U.S. Senate, S. 2324, the Upper Neches Wild and Scenic River Study Act.

Report: Mexican immigration reaches standstill

More Mexican immigrants are now leaving the United States than entering, according to a Pew Hispanic Center study.

Upshur County Man Sentenced for Federal Drug Trafficking Violations

TYLER, Texas – A 38-year-old Gilmer, Texas man has been sentenced to federal prison for drug trafficking violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

Quitman ISD students to be charged for alleged mistreatment of raccoon

Quitman — Wood County officials tell KETK they're investigating reports of alleged mistreatment of an animal at Quitman High School.