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ETX felon convicted for gun possession

On Thursday, a Rusk County jury convicted Jesse Ray Templin, 32, of Overton was convicted for a third degree felony of unlawful possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. It was Templin's fourth felony conviction.

UPDATE: More charges filed against ETX teacher accused of improper relationship

Nacogdoches, TX (FOX 51) — Additional charges involving a second Nacogdoches High School student have been filed against Nacogdoches Independent School District substitute teacher Jamar Ballard.

Amber Alert: Missing 12 yr old girl

The Cedar Hill Police Department is searching for Sommer Brown, 12, of Cedar Hill. She was last seen wearing a black tank top and black basketball shorts. They believe she is with Lisa Elizabeth Brown, 43.

TX officials seize over $1.5 million in heroin, meth

Custom officers seized over $1.5 million in heroin and methamphetamine at a Brownsville port of entry.

Gov. Rick Perry: 'Now is the time to concentrate on TX infrastructure'

On Friday, Governor Rick Perry emphasized his commitment to finding long-term solutions to Texas’ growing infrastructure needs, specifically strengthening the state’s transportation infrastructure to meet the demands of our rapidly

Cherokee Co. jury selection cancelled

According to Chief Deputy Pat Hanson, jury selection scheduled for Monday, April 15, 2013 for the 2nd Judicial District Court of Cherokee County has been cancelled. Jurors do not need to appear.

Junior Achievement to host 23rd annual Bowl-A-Thon

Junior Achievement’s 23rd Annual Bowling for Scholars Bowl-A-Thon is set for April 26-28, 2013 at Green Acres Bowl in Tyler. The event is a fundraiser for Junior Achievement of Tyler.

Mendicello soccer tournament begins today

The 31st annual Mike Mendicello Memorial Soccer Tournament begins its three-day run today at the Lear Sports Complex in Longview.

UT-Tyler honors military with free tickets

The University of Texas at Tyler Veterans Resource Center will hold a military appreciation event, “UT Tyler Celebrates our Service Members,” during the Patriot softball and baseball games on Saturday, April 13, Amanda Bayatpoor, ce

East Texas athletes chosen for THSCA all-star games

Some of East Texas’ top athletes have been chosen to play in the Texas High School Coaches Association football and basketball all-star games.