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Man arrested after barricading self, attempting to set fire at Van Zandt County oil company

A man is in custody in Van Zandt County after barricading himself inside of business in Wills Point. According to Van Zandt County Fire and Emergency Management, several departments responded to the call of a disruptive man at Mitchell Oil company

Cowboys trade Lissemore, pick up two new players

The Dallas Cowboys traded defensive tackle Sean Lissemore to San Diego for an undisclosed draft pick. The team also traded an undisclosed draft pick to Kansas City for defensive end Edgar Jones.

Five burning questions for Houston Texans

Chron.com has five questions for the Texans as they prepare for their regular-season opener at San Diego and Gary Kubiak’s eighth season as coach.

PT’s Thompson finishes first in Hallsville meet

Pine Tree’s Brian Thompson recorded a time of 16:30 to win the second annual Hallsville Cross Country Invitational on Saturday morning at Lear Park.

LETU engineering professor gets NSF grant funding

The National Science Foundation recently awarded a grant to support Dr. Melanie Watson’s work in engineerin

U.S. Senator, TX congressmen announce Honoring the Fort Hood Heroes Act

On Monday, U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX), Congressman John R.

VIDEO: Phil Kuchinsky talks Cowboys with Craig Smoak from ESPN Central Texas

KETK's Phil Kuchinsky spoke with Craig Smoak of ESPN Central Texas about the Cowboys' injuries to the front seven and quarterback, Tony Romo.

Flash Flood warnings issued for ETX counties

A flash flood warning has been issued for the counties of Upshur, Smith, Harrison and Gregg. The warning is set to expire at 1:00 p.m.

Boating safety on holiday weekend

Texas Parks and Wildlife Game Warden alongside Law Enforcement are out in full force patrolling East Texas lakes for the holiday weekend.

Man arrested after barricading self, attempting to set fire at Van Zandt County oil company

A man is in custody in Van Zandt County after barricading himself inside of business in Wills Point.