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TX man arrested for sexually abusing 15-year-old girl in Louisiana

A man from Houston, Texas was arrested after an investigation revealed that he allegedly had an inappropriate sexual relationship with teenager.

Longview police identify man shot in officer involved shooting

The Texas Rangers are investigating an officer involved shooting.

ETX man racks up 48th arrest in 13 years, 29th for Public Intoxication

A Lufkin man racked up his 48th arrest since 2000 on Monday night. Gary Lee Colquitt, 31, was arrested around 9:23 p.m., in the 500 block of Charlton Street for charges of Public Intoxication.

Back to school means possibility of bullying: Tips for protection

Compared to all of the things kids can become involved in this day and age, bullying may seem to be insignificant. But, it isn't. More than 160,000 kids skip school every day because of bullying.

State of Texas, 6 others file complaint challenging American Airlines, U.S. Airways merger

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott announced today that the State of Texas, along with Arizona, Florida, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, the District of Columbia and the U.S.

Texas Railroad Commissioner candidate pledges a full term

Former conservative Republican State Representative Ray Keller has issued a pledge to fulfill his entire term if elected Texas Railroad Commissioner.

Anderson Co. issues 90-day burn ban

East Texas counties have been implementing burn bans as a result of the drought looming over the state of Texas. As of Monday, August 12, 2013, at 12:00 p.m., Anderson County has also issued a 90-day burn ban.

ETX fireman arrested for assaulting girlfriend, preventing her from calling for help

According to Gladewater Police Chief Farrell Alexander, a lieutenant with the Gladewater Fire Department was arrested for assaulting his girlfriend and tried to prevent her from calling authorities for help.

Dollar General to open in New Diana

Dollar General will celebrate the opening of its new location at 2253 US Hwy 259 S in Diana this Saturday, August 17 at 8 a.m. with free prizes and special deals.

ETX man, 10 year fugitive convicted of sexual assault sentenced to 33 years in prison

A 10 year East Texas fugitive from justice was sentenced to 33 years in prison.