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East Texas superintendents react to school finance ruling

Longview, TX — The system Texas uses to fund public schools violates the state’s constitution by not providing enough money and failing to distribute the money in a fair way, a judge ruled Monday in a landmark decision that could fo

WARNING GRAPHIC: Mother sends pictures of bloody knife under child's throat to relatives

EDITOR'S NOTE: The children's names and relatives' names are being withheld to protect their well being. This story may not be suitable for all audiences, due to its graphic nature.

Cowboys announce hiring of Dooley as receivers coach, say Jimmy Robinson will stay as "senior coaching consultant"

The Cowboys have hired a wide receivers coach who hasn't coached wide receivers since the late '90s. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram has more.

11 suspects indicted on trafficking meth in ETX

U.S. Attorney John M. Bales announced today that 11 individuals are in custody following a lengthy investigation into drug trafficking in the Eastern District of Texas.

West Rusk school board to consider district police

West Rusk, Tx (Longview News-Journal) — The Board of Trustees for West Rusk County Consolidated Independent School District will hold a special meeting Tuesday to discuss creating a school district police department.

Lindale ISD outperforms new state test averages

Lindale Independent School District students in grades three-through-eight exceeded the new state testing averages for STAAR (State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness).

Marshall PD adds K-9 cop to force

On November 26, 2012, the Marshall Police Department added a new K-9 to the K-9 Division.

ETX mother accused of bludgeoning toddler has appeal rejected

On Friday, the Texas Sixth Court of Appeals in Texarkana, Tx affirmed the conviction of Jessica Bain Carson for the murder of her own child.

Water enthusiasts find adventure on new Caddo Lake trails

KARNACK, TX —  More than 50 miles of paddling trails were officially opened Saturday at Caddo Lake and the Big Cyprus Bayou as park authorities and city leaders saw two years of work come to fruition.

UPDATE: Missing elderly man found safe in Louisiana

UPDATE: The Silver Alert for Willie Hubert Wingfeld has been canceled. Tyler police tell Fox 51 He was found safe in Vermilion, Louisiana.