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Smith Co. deputy, wife allegedly fail to report sexual assaults of 3 children

A Smith County deputy and his wife were booked into jail in late November for allegedly failing to report sexual assaults involving three different children.

UPDATE: Drivers identified in serious motorcycle wreck in Tyler

TYLER — UPDATE (2:03pm): Tyler Police have identified the individuals involved in the motorcycle accident on Thursday afternoon.

UPDATE: Missing ETX woman has returned home

UPDATE (Thursday, 9:30am): Evelyn Gayle Yelverton has returned home unharmed, according to Marshall Police. Authorities tell Fox 51, Yelverton arrived at her house last night.

UPDATE: No injuries in Thursday morning rollover wreck near Whitehouse

Smith County DPS officials tell FOX51, there were no major injuries involved in the wreck and that it has since been cleared. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Longview Salvation Army’s resources spread thin, suspends meal service

With the Salvation Army’s resources spread thin from its annual Red Kettle fundraising program, the local organization has suspended its daily community meal service as other nonprofit groups fill the gap.

Texas’ richest city may come as a surprise

A Texas city can brag about being better than San Francisco, New York City and Boston in at least one area – personal income.

UPDATE: Missing ETX woman has returned home

Evelyn Gayle Yelverton has returned home unharmed, according to Marshall Police. Authorities tell FOX51, Yelverton arrived at her house last night.

Pinot's Palette

Robin Haynie, owner of Pinot's Palette in Tyler, chats about a fun new activity that's open in Tyler. The grand opening of Pinot's Palette is this weekend, December 7th and 8th.

Avoiding holiday pet scams

Olga Mondragon with the Better Business Bureau offers a few tips those those who are looking to become pet owners over the holiday season. For more information visit www.bbb.org.

Louis and Peaches Owen Heart Hospital Open House

A new hospital is opening in East texas this weekend, John Moore with Trinity Mother Frances talks about the open house that the public is invited to.