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Smith County voters: Location change for early voting

Starting Monday, the Smith County Elections Office is offering early voting in the new, easy to access location.

'Demand a Vote' march to be held May 13

Texan Gun Rights, Gun Rights Across America, and Dallas-Fort Worth Day of Resistance along with Texas Voters, Law-Abiding Gun Owners, Parents and Concerned Citizens will march together on Monday, May 13, at noon to "DEMAND A VOTE" on

Credit education: An important ingredient for homeownership

(StatePoint) There's a good reason why many people dream of owning a home. Homeownership offers benefits such as stable monthly payments and the opportunity to establish a sense of community.

Lufkin teen jailed for evading arrest and driving while intoxicated

A 19 year old woman is arrested for evading arrest and driving while intoxicated. Lufkin Police were called to the 5100 block of Lotus Lane at 7:55 p.m. last night.

UPDATE: 'Explosion' heard before Jacksonville business went up in flames

UPDATE: Fire officials tell FOX 51 that they have not started their investigation due to several hot spots and areas still smoking.

TX flooding puts buses and trains out of service

Severe flooding swept through Harris County on Saturday. Heavy rain and hail made it difficult for people to travel on the roads. The National Weather Service issued severe weather warnings for the Houston area.

Pedestrian killed in ETX traffic accident

One person is dead following an early morning traffic accident in Palestine. On Sunday morning, just after midnight officers from the Palestine Police Department responded to a traffic accident on Crockett Road at Oakland Street.

Nacogdoches woman killed after being ejected from a vehicle.

A one vehicle crash early this morning ends with one Nacogdoches woman killed. It happened on U.S. Hwy 250 and County Road 822 in Nacogdoches County at 2:00 a.m. this morning.

Texas governor demands apology over newspaper's plant blast cartoon

Texas Gov. Rick Perry is demanding an apology from a California newspaper that published a cartoon that seemed to link his push for less regulations to the recent fertilizer plant explosion that killed 14.

ETX man killed in three car accident

On April 26, 2013 at 3:30 p.m. officers from the Palestine Police Department were called to a traffic accident on Loop 256 and Martin Luther King Blvd. Officers arrived on scene and found three vehicles that were involved in an accident.