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POLICE: PTISD officials called police to report drug possession on campus in June

According to the Longview Police Department, a Pine Tree teacher called authorities to report the alleged drug use on school property in June.

ETX police arrest 5 in Tuesday morning drug bust

Five people have been arrested and over two pounds of marijuana have been seized after two search warrants were executed early Tuesday morning.

Hopkins Co. drops burn ban

According to the Texas A&M Forest Service, Hopkins County has now dropped their burn ban. Only four East Texas counties are currently under a burn ban. These counties are Angelina, Nacogdoches, Rains and Titus.  

TJC QB named SWJCFC, NJCAA Offensive Player of the Week

Freshman quarterback Matt Davis has been named the Southwest Junior College Football Conference and National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Offensive Player of the Week.

Angelina Co. lifts burn ban

Officials with Angelina County tell KETK the burn ban which was implemented for their county has been lifted. Authorities do advise citizens to, still, take precautions while burning.  

Longview man found guilty of aggravated child sexual assault, indecency

According to the Longview News-Journal, a jury has found Larry Brent Cahill, 4

Load of hay being hauled by 18-wheeler on fire in ETX

Anderson County, Texas (KETK) — The Palestine Fire Department tells KETK the load of hay being hauled by an 18-wheeler has erupted in flames.

Hopkins Co. drops burn ban

Hopkins County, Texas (FOX 51) — According to the Texas A&M Forest Service, Hopkins County has now dropped their burn ban.

TX 'Most Wanted Sex Offender' captured

David Martinez Maldonado, 54, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender, is now in custody after being arrested on Friday in Colorado. Maldonado is considered a high-risk sex offender and was wanted for failure to register as a sex offender.

National horse championship being held in East Texas

All over East Texas, you see plenty of horses. But, some are coming to the area to win the grand prize! More than 400 horses are expected to show for this year's competition.