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WEDNESDAY: Road advisories for Tyler

The Tyler Police Department wants citizens to be aware of road closures and work that will be taking place on Wednesday in Tyler.

Fmr. Henderson teacher pleads guilty to child porn charges

A former Henderson High School English teacher has pleaded guilty in a Tyler federal court to child pornography charges.

15 high school students learn about healthcare at UTHNE Medical Scholars Academy

Fifteen high school students from area school districts are learning about healthcare this week at the first Medical Scholars Academy hosted by UT Health Northeast.

ETX Veteran's Celebration to feature Charlie Robinson

On September 14th, 2013 Texas Nation will be hosting it's 1st Annual East Texas Veteran's Celebration at Shoemaker Hill Ranch in Jacksonville, Texas.

ETX man arrested for holding girlfriend against her will

A Texarkana man is in jail after holding his girlfriend against her will for several hours on Tuesday morning.

Gov. Perry adds abortion, juvenile capital felony issues to 'Special Session' call

Gov. Rick Perry today expanded the special session call to include: Legislation relating to the regulation of abortion procedures, providers and facilities.

Lengthy sentences affirmed for 2 ETX men

A pair of hefty sentences was affirmed last week by two Texas Courts of Appeals. The convictions of George Wayne Smith and Samuel DeWayne Colbert, both of Henderson County, were affirmed after both appealed their convictions.

2 ETX men sentenced to prison for meth trafficking

Two men have been sentenced to federal prison for drug trafficking violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

Longview’s Historic Preservation Commission locks down goals

Longview’s Historic Preservation Commission has completed one of the final steps needed to apply for state recognition for its preservation efforts; however, the last major step, the designation of local historical landmarks, still might

Vista College to honor 5 outstanding graduates from Longview campus

Five graduates from the Vista College Longview Campus will be honored with prestigious Vista College awards at commencement ceremonies.