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ETX man arrested after having sex with minor who was high on meth

A man has been arrested after authorities say he had sexual relations with a minor who was high on methamphetamine.

ETX officer dragged by car after attempting to stop driver who tried to run over pedestrians

Two Trinity County Sheriff's Office officials were injured after stopping a man who allegedly tried to run over pedestrians. Constable Mark Cole and Deputy Mark Mann were taken to a local hospital and treated for injuries.

Free storm-related brush pick up

Friday, July 12, through Wednesday, July 17, the City of Tyler Solid Waste Department will provide free residential hand pick up of brush that resulted from Thursday's storm.

TAMU president stepping down in 2014

Texas A&M University President R. Bowen Loftin will step down from his position in January, he notified university leaders on Friday.

Sen. Cornyn joins Cruz, Flores, Perry in appealing President's denial of West disaster declaration

Senator John Cornyn has joined Senator Ted Cruz and Representative Bill Flores,  in sending a letter to President Obama supporting Texas Governor Rick Perry’s recent appeal for a Major Disaster Declaration for West, Texas.

UT Health Northeast doctor receives UT Regents Outstanding Teaching Award

Jonathan MacClements, MD, professor and chair of family medicine at UT Health Northeast, has received the Regents Outstanding Teaching Award from The University of Texas System Board of Regents.

Liberty Hall to host Reckless Kelly in concert

The City of Tyler’s Liberty Hall will host alternative country-rock band Reckless Kelly in concert on July 25 at 8:00 p.m., with opening performer Taylor Heard.

Beat the heat at the 5th annual Christmas in July Arts and Crafts Fair

The City of Tyler Parks and Recreation Department will host the fifth annual Christmas in July Arts and Crafts Fair at the Rose Garden Center Saturday, July 13 and Sunday, July 14.

'Project Ignite' to be held July 13

Encompass Home Health has empowered its employees to go into their communities and do random acts of kindness.

The real 'imperial' presidency

The wobbly mess, which is "Obamacare," continues to wobble. Everyone knows this hastily patched together bill, which became law, was like trying to get 25 pounds of mud in a 10-pound sack.