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Despite hot start, Mavs fall to 1-2 in summer-league play

After suffering an 86-80 defeat Sunday to Charlotte, the Mavericks (1-2) dropped their second straight outing with an 82-75 loss to end pre-tournament play.

Manziel: I ‘overslept’ at Manning camp

Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel, the reigning Heisman Trophy winner, said he overslept at the Manning Passing Academy last weekend, and that’s why it was a “mutual decision” he left the prestigious gathering early las

ETX man convicted of theft from the elderly

It took less than 15 minutes for a Henderson County Jury on Tuesday to find Brian Keith Fugett, 36, of Trinidad, guilty of theft from an elderly person in the 392nd District Court.

Autopsy reveals names of two killed at Lake o’ the Pines

Marion County authorities on Monday identified a man and woman found dead inside a burned home near Lake O’ the Pines last week. Both were shot to death before the fire, said Marion County Sheriff David McKnight.

1 arrested in Gregg Co. drug bust with meth vaule of over $10,000

One person was arrested in a Tuesday afternoon Gregg County drug bust. Sherman Lamont Edwards, 31, of Dallas was arrested and charges with the manufacturing of a controlled substance.

ETX man arrested for involvement in up to 15 burglaries

A Hardin man has been arrested for his involvment in up to 15 burglaries. Curtis Gabehart, age 53, was arrested after he was found to be in possession of stolen property from Houston County.

Radioactive material discovered on TX Army base

Fort Bliss officials announced radioactive material has been discovered on Biggs Airfield.

Tyler Public Library to host animals from Caldwell Zoo July 19

Join the fun at the Tyler Public Library, as they host animals from Caldwell Zoo on Friday, July 19 at 1:30 p.m., and 3:00 p.m. Programs are free of charge.

Teen drowns at local lake

A teenager is dead Sunday after a drowning at a local lake. It happened on Saturday, July 13, at Ratcliff Lake in Alto. The victim, a 13-year-old girl, was at the lake on a church excursion with her family.

Rusk Co. roads 6 times deadlier than US average

A lonely memorial on Texas 79 outside Henderson serves as a reminder that the first half of 2013 has been deadly on Rusk County roads.