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'Keep Tyler Beautiful' to present Beauty and Business Award to The Genesis Group

As part of Keep Tyler Beautiful’s mission to encourage the ongoing beautification of Tyler, the board has selected The Genesis Group, a global software company, to be awarded the Beauty and Business Award.

Abortion debate lasts into the early morning in Austin

The last traces of harmony in this year's legislative session faded Sunday as Texas lawmakers advanced what have been called some of the strictest abortion regulations in the nation.

Father-son fishing outing ends in man’s drowning

A Gladewater man drowned in Prairie Creek while taking a swim during a fishing outing with his son, officials said Sunday. The drowning occurred Saturday evening near Prairie Creek Bridge on Texas 135.

The Zimmerman trial: What you need to know

After months of legal wrangling in a case that surrounds race relations and gun laws, opening statements were set to began Monday in the trial of George Zimmerman, who is accused in the killing of unarmed teen Trayvon Martin.

Northeast Texas Crime Stoppers need your help finding suspects involved in burglary

The Northeast Texas Area Crime Stoppers and Franklin County Sheriff's Office are asking for help with this week's Crime of the Week.

East Texan's body recovered after Saturday night drowning

One East Texan's body is recovered after a drowning last night. Gladewater Fire Department tells FOX 51 that it happened around 7:30 p.m. Saturday night.

Employees evacuated during fire at Marshall plant

Employees at a plant on Marshall’s west side had to evacuate Friday night after fire erupted in an outdoor production area.

Texas A&M Equine Center collapses injuring four people

The Texas A&M Equine Center barn is now a pile of wreckage after beams on the building collapsed. Right before 11:00 a.m. Saturday, the Texas A&M Equine Center fell apart.

East Texans celebrate freedom at Jacksonville Juneteenth event

On Saturday Lincoln Park in Jacksonville was filled with residents of all ages for the "Fifth Annual Jacksonville Juneteenth Celebration".

Longview police look for suspect in credit card theft

Longview police are seeking the identity of a suspect in a credit card theft. Officials said the female suspect used a stolen credit card on June 4 at an ATM in the 2600 Block of Gilmer Road.