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Fire at Gladewater plastic plant

Gladewater --The Gregg County Fire Marshal tells KETK, the fire was first called in by a passerby at 1:25 a.m. Monday. No one was injured and the building was empty when the fire began.

'Four Winds Faire' opens in East Texas

TROUP — The Four Winds Renaissance Faire started today just south of Tyler.

East Texas high school students showcase artwork

TYLER — Schools all across Texas are scrambling to make plans for the $15 Billion budget shortfall and the massive cuts that may come with it.

Smith County investigators identify body burned in truck

SMITH COUNTY — The body found burned in a truck in Smith County on Monday has been identified as 52-year-old Ricky James Simar of Rowlett, TX.

UN says food prices skyrocketing

As we’ve been discussing in our fuel frustration series, the high cost of oil affects almost everything in our daily lives. Now a new UN report says, the global price of food is skyrocketing.

From gas to batteries: Huntington man converts truck

Huntington, TX — Mack Darnell, of Huntington, says he's been interested in converting his truck to electric for decades, but he never had time or money to do it until he recently retired.

Pittsburg man faces up to 30 years for banking scheme

TYLER, Texas – A 59-year-old Pittsburg, Texas man has been indicted in a bank fraud scheme in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

Tatum man sentenced for making meth

TYLER, Texas – A 44-year-old Tatum, Texas man has been sentenced to federal prison for drug violations in the Eastern District of Texas announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

Officer in hospital following assault

At around 8:06 a.m. today Motorcycle Officer William Steinmiller conducted a traffic stop near the intersection of West Front Street and South College Street.

Tyler: Possible constable-involved shooting

TYLER — 8:30 a.m. UPDATE The incident happened at about 6:30 this morning at the Wood Trails Apartments.