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1 dead, 3 children injured after 3 vehicle crash in ETX

Trooper Jean Dark with the Smith County DPS tells FOX51 there has been a three-vehicle wreck involving a school bus in Wills Point. The school bus collided with a truck and car at FM 751 in North Wills Point.

'Protection of Texas Children Act' passes Senate

On Wednesday, Texas State Representative Jason Villalba (District 114) announced that House Bill 1009, the Protection of Texas Children Act, was passed by the Senate.

Smith Co. Sheriff's Office seeks help in locating theft, fraud suspect

The Smith County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Angel Fuentes Salgado, 24. On March 19, Salgado was terminated as an employee from Servpro, located on FM 2493.

Ex-pastor pleads guilty to online solicitation of minor

A former pastor pleaded guilty Tuesday to two counts of online solicitation of a minor as the punishment phase of his trial began in the 71st District Court.

Man charged with murder after Tuesday shooting in Smith County

UPDATE (Wednesday): A man has been charged with murder following Tuesday's fatal shooting in Smith County.

AMBER ALERT: Missing 10-month-old girl in McKinney, TX

An Amber Alert has been issued for a 10-month-old girl in McKinney, TX. Information about the child is below: Name: Isabella Reyes Age: 10 months Height: 2'2"

ETX man to serve 48 months for drug trafficking

An East Texas man is sentenced to jail today for drug trafficking. Danny Len Lindsey, 39, of Center has been sentenced to federal prison for drug trafficking violations in East Texas.

Smith Co. man sentenced for attempted arson of methadone clinic

A 55-year-old Tyler, Texas, building contractor has been sentenced for federal arson related charges in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

Three East Texas arrested for burglary

Three East Texans were arrested this weekend for burglary. The burglars are now in custody after Nacogdoches County Sheriff's Office searched two different residences in Nacogdoches.

Gov. Perry activates 'State Operations Center'

Gov. Rick Perry today ordered a Level II Activation of the State Operations Center (SOC) as another line of severe thunderstorms makes its way across North and Central Texas this afternoon.