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Union Grove ISD to allow select teachers, administrators to be armed on campus

With wholehearted support from its community, the Union Grove school board enacted a policy Thursday night to allow select, licensed and trained teachers and administrators to have a firearm on campus.

Woman rolls vehicle into Flint auto shop

Flint, TX (FOX 51) — A woman drove into a Flint business early Thursday morning. It happened at Kenny's Machine Shop on the 21000 block of Hwy. 155 in the Flint area around 4:00 am.

Man killed in Thursday afternoon fire

Longview, TX (FOX 51) — An elderly man is dead following a fire at a house in Longview on Thursday afternoon, according to authorities with the Longview Fire Department.

Rangers, Matt Harrison agree on contract extension

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram has an update on a Rangers pitcher. Matt Harrison is getting a new deal.

Joe DeCamillis wishes the Cowboys had accomplished more during his four years here

"Joe D" is leaving *Big D." He's joining the Chicago Bears.

ETX man reportedly shot himself while buying a handgun

An East Texas man allegedly shot himself on Wednesday night while buying a handgun. Edgar Torres, 31, of Palestine arrived at the Palestine Regional Medical Center at 9:00pm with a gunshot wound on his right side.

Houston teen arrested on bus in East Texas

Nacogdoches, TX (KFXK) — A Houston teen was arrested late Wednesday night after authorities found three pounds of marijuana and a pistol in his duffle bag.

Get ready for the Affordable Act Tax now

TYLER,TX.(KFXK) — As Americans start getting their tax information ready before the April 15th deadline, there are new looming questions they should be asking their tax professionals.

Smith County Sheriff says he will "Not enforce any acts that are unconstitutional"

TYLER,TX (KFXK) — In response to President Obama's announcement Wednesday morning regarding his proposals to curb gun violence in America, KETK gathered some local reactions from East Texans.

Magical night at Spring Hill ISD fundraiser

The Spring Hill ISD Education Foundation’s annual fundraiser was Tuesday evening featuring magician Diamond Jim Taylor.