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Henderson Co. District Attorney's office returns 44 'True Bills'

R. Scott McKee, District Attorney, reports the July Term, 2013, Grand Jury met on October 10, 2013 and returned 44 True Bills, including the following:

Train derailment in Leon County closes down U.S. Hwy 79

The Texas Department of Transportation has closed U.S. Highway 79 just south of Jewitt at the Nucor Plant because a train derailment. Emergency crews are on scene at this time working on the derailment and cleaning up the area.

ETX SHERIFF: 'They will have to take my gun before they take yours'

The Wood County Sheriff has made his personal and professional position on the idea of "gun control" very well known.

VIDEO: TX school district puts up sign warning would-be criminals their teachers are locked, loaded

A Texas school district is taking its security plan very seriously.

'The Tastes of India Diwali Banquet' to be held November 9

The Tastes of India Diwali Banquet is slated to take place Saturday, November 9, at the University of Texas Ornelas Activity Center.

Texas soldier earns Expert Field Medical Badge

A Texas Army National Guard soldier was one of a select few individuals here to qualify for the coveted Expert Field Medical Badge (EFMB) on Wednesday.

ETX deputy injured in Wednesday morning wreck

A Smith County Sheriff's Deputy was injured in a reported "weather related" crash early Wednesday morning,

ETX woman punches officer in the face when he tries to check welfare of her child

An East Texas woman has been arrested after she punched a Lufkin Police Officer in the face.

ETX man behind bars after injuring witnesses who tried to stop him from stealing car

A man is behind bars after he attempted to steal a truck from an auto body shop in Lufkin. Carl Edward Moss, 58, was arrested after witnesses saw him break into a truck at the A&B Body Shop in Lufkin.

PTISD to hold 'special meeting' October 18, Athletic Director expected to resign

After taking no action at Monday night's regularly scheduled school board meeting, a "special meeting" of the Board