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Longview PD looking for suspect in Sears merchandise theft

The Longview police are asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect in an April merchandise theft.

REPORT: FEMA refuses to provide aid to West, Texas after plant explosion

Media reports are stating Governor Rick Perry received a letter from the Federal Emergency Management Agency saying they are not going to provide money to assist in rebuilding a Central Texas town that was ripped apart by a fertilizer plant exp

Lufkin volunteer to be honored in Austin

Lufkin area volunteer Dan Maxwell is dedicated to serving the residents of the Lufkin State Supported Living Center through music.

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.