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Senator Robert Nichols announces bid for re-election for Texas Senate District 3

Today, Senator Robert Nichols (R-Jacksonville) announced his bid for re-election for Texas Senate District 3. This district covers 19 counties including the greater part of East Texas and Montgomery County.

17-year-old Texas girl arrested for 'pimping out' her friends

A 17-year-old south Texas girl is accused of pimping out more than a half-dozen of her friends. Police say the teen pushed the girls into prostitution.

Fire at Canton shopping complex destroys nearly 30 buildings

A fire in Canton destroys nearly 30 buildings. Canton Police tell FOX 51 that the fire started around 3:48 a.m. after police noticed the blaze coming from the Mountain area.

Ted Cruz makes his late-night debut

 Sen. Ted Cruz is no longer limiting his speaking engagements to friendly GOP events and marathon talks on the Senate floor, appearing for the first time Friday on late-night television.

Region 7 schools to compete in pilot UIL Congressional debate Monday

More than 100 students from over 20 schools in Region 7 will participate in a new mock legislative assembly competition Monday, Nov. 11 starting at 9:00 a.m. at the Region 7 Education Service Center located at 1909 N.

Where to celebrate Veterans Day in ETX

Veterans Day is just days away and what better way to celebrate than gather with friends, family and our beloved Veterans to celebrate America's heroes who put their lives on the line so we may enjoy the rights we do.

DELI DIVAS: ETX police arrest 2 for stealing over $300 worth of meat from local store

Two East Texas women were arrested after backing into a car in a department store parking lot trying to escape police after smuggling hundreds of dollars worth of meat, Thursday evening.

TX Air Force base honors veteran military dogs, handlers with memorial

At Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, they revealed a monument dedicated to a special group of of service members on base.

LISD agriculture building set to open

The Lindale Independent School District will celebrate the opening of the district’s newly renovated agricultural sciences facility on Tuesday, November 12. The grand opening celebration will begin at 3:00 p.m.

UPDATE: Missing Upshur County woman found safe

Authorities in Upshur County located a missing woman Friday morning in the 10 o'clock hour after she was reported missing the previous afternoon.