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Rangers acquire Rios from White Sox

The Texas Rangers have acquired a big bat to add to the lineup. Arlington will welcome, now former Chicago White Sox right fielder, Alex Rios. Rios, 32, has a .277 season batting average with 12 home runs and 55 RBIs.

2 arrested in ETX after routine traffic stop reveals 565 grams of meth, 5 cell phones, $1,100

Smith County Precinct Five Constable, Kenneth Bibby, tells KETK a major drug bust took place in the Lindale area on the night of August 6th.

Burn ban issued for Gregg Co.

Gregg County Judge Bill Stoudt tells KETK he has issued a burn ban for Gregg County to be effective immediately.

'No Muslim Parking' signs offends TX Muslims attending Houston mosque

Religiously offensive signs appeared in a Houston shopping center parking lot on Thursday but no one seems to know how they got there.

Hallsville girl alleges peers beat, recorded her in 'set-up girl fight'

Hallsville ISD police confirmed Thursday they are investigating a reported beating of a student whose mother has called the attack a “staged and planned girl fight video.”

Manziel family hires lawyer with NCAA ties, Jim Darnell

According to ESPN Central Texas, the family of Tyler native and Texas A&M quarterback, Johnny Manziel, have hired a west Texas lawyer with NCAA ties.

Texas Water Smart urges continued water conservation during peak of summer

As the record-breaking drought continues, Texas Water Smart urges residents of Tyler and Longview to remember the critical need for continued water conservation during hottest time of the year.

TEA releases 2013 accountability ratings

The Texas Education Agency released the 2013 state accountability system ratings on Thursday, for more than 1,20

Elderly ETX woman dies after her unmanned car rolls over her in Post Office parking lot

A Palestine woman is dead after her unmanned car rolled over her in the parking lot of a Palestine Post Office. Sumiko Coleman, 87, was pronounced dead at the scene by Justice of the Peace Wesley.

4 dead after former Robert E. Lee HS football player opens fire at ex-girlfriend's home, second house

A Texas man went on a gun attack in two cities late Wednesday, killing four people, including two at his ex-girlfriend's home, police said. He wounded four more.