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Cherokee Co. gearing up for Relay for Life

Friday, April 5, is the official "Paint the Town Purple" day in Cherokee County to support the Relay for Life campaign.

STAAR testing in progress across state this week

Students across Texas are poring over state-mandated tests this week even as lawmakers debate reducing the number of tests students must take.

VIDEO: Firefighters contain structure fire in Tyler

The Tyler Fire Department was called to a structure fire Tuesday morning at a residence in the 2800 block of Pollard Drive. The initial call was received at 9:45 a.m.

2 inmates escape Hopkins Co. Jail, 9 schools on lockdown

According to the Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office, two inmates, one being held on a capital murder charge, escaped the Hopkins County jail Tuesday morning around 9:20 a.m.

Nashville Song Writers In the Round Event

Amy Fish, presents Kent Blazy, a Nashville songwriter who has written songs for names such as Garth Brookes. Amy also tells us about the upcoming event, Nashville Song Writiers in the Round.

Tyler man sentenced to 40 yrs in prison for injury to a child

A Tyler man was sentenced to 40 years for injury to a child. On Thursday, Joshua Robert Williams, 28, pleaded guilty to first degree felony of injury to a child.

TX DPS releases 2012 Gang Threat Assessment

The Texas Department of Public Safety has released the 2012 Texas Gang Threat Assessment. This list was developed to provide a broad overview of gang activity in Texas.

Nacogdoches ISD hosting annual Teacher Job Fair

The Nacogdoches Independent School District wants to find qualified teachers who embrace innovation and love their profession during its 16th annual Teacher Job Fair.

UPDATE: City employee hospitalized after chlorine leak at Tyler plant

Tyler, TX (FOX 51) — The City of Tyler Water Department announced this morning that they experienced a leak in a chlorine pipe at the Lake Palestine Water Treatment Plant.  A hazardous materials unit from the Tyler Fire Department re

Toddler killed in Lufkin wreck

Lufkin, TX (FOX 51) — A toddler died after being injured in a wreck near Lufkin over the weekend.