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UT Health Northeast names new associate vice president of Institutional Advancement

Derrith Bondurant has joined UT Health Northeast as its new associate vice president of Institutional Advancement and chief development officer.

Glass Recreation Center to close Thanksgiving week

The Glass Recreation Center will be closed the week of November 25-30 for extensive cleaning and maintenance. All classes and the After School Adventure Club will be cancelled during the week of Thanksgiving.

Longview Police warn of mobile banking scam hitting the area

Longview police are warning of a scam that is hitting the area, mostly targeting those with Longview based cell phone numbers.

Officials seek suspects who stole $1,800 lawn mower from local business

The Northeast Texas Area Crime Stoppers and the Mount Vernon Police Department are seeking the public's help locating suspects involved in the theft of a yard mowing store.

5-month-old Texas boy missing, parents in custody

The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the El Paso Police Department are searching for a five-month-old boy after his family has been found.

ETX officials seek man wanted for theft, has 15-year criminal history

Crime Stoppers of Lufkin is seeking the public's help locating a local man wanted for warrants.

Traffic delayed on I-20 WB due to car fire

Smith County authorities tell FOX51 that a vehicle fire is delaying traffic on Interstate 20. Westbound traffic is delayed near mile marker 571, which is the Highway 271 exit.

Officials release name of victim in Rusk Co. fatal, Tatum football team to honor late former athlete

A Rusk County teenager is dead after a car accident, Saturday morning. Michael Ochetto, Jr., 18, of Henderson, was killed when his car struck a culvert.

Smith County DPS releases name of victim in fatal hit and run

Smith County DPS Troopers are investigating a hit and run that left one man dead over the weekend. Jack Thomas Arnold, Jr., 43, of Tyler, was killed after being hit by a car around 10:00 p.m., Sunday night.

UPDATE: ETX man in critical condition after two-vehicle rollover wreck

An elderly man is in critical condition after an early morning two-vehicle wreck. It happened around 9:30 a.m. in the southbound lane of Eastman Road near Hollybrook Drive in Longview.