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House rejects Texas Lottery Commission

In an outcome that left many House members stunned, a bill to continue the Texas Lottery Commission failed on Tuesday, potentially abolishing scratch-off tickets, charity bingo and other popular games of chance and blowing a new hole in the sta

2 ETX elementary students detained for having weapon

Nacogdoches ISD police detained two Thomas J. Rusk Academy of Fine Arts elementary students for possession of an unloaded firearm.

ETX woman arrested for meth, possession of gun, child endangerment

The Nacogdoches County Sheriff's Office arrested a woman after a search warrant led to the recovery of five grams of meth, two weapons and child endangerment.

Tyler Cattle Barons' announces headliner

On Tuesday at 10:00 a.m., American State Bank announced the 2013 American Cancer Society’s Cattle Barons’ Gala Headline Entertainer will be Craig Morgan.

Longview Mall to host carnival

Longview-area residents are invited to have some fun with food, family and friends at the Evans United Shows Carnival starting Wednesday, May 1 through Sunday, May 4 in Longview Mall parking lot.

Jacksonville Chili's to host 'Relay For Life' event

On Tuesday, April 30th, bring in the attached flyer to Chili's in Jacksonville, and they will donate 10 percent of sales to the Relay For Life of Cherokee County. The event details are as follows:

Mock Team Interviews with UT Tyler

Gail Johnson, lecturer at UT Tyler, joins us to talk about the Mock Team Interviews this Friday on the UT campus. For more information, head over to their webpage.

Amended payday lending bill passes Senate

The Texas Senate approved a bill to regulate short-term lenders on Monday night, a milestone some thought the chamber wouldn't reach after a personal and divisive floor fight on Thursday.

Update: missing child found safe

On Monday night at around 8:40 p.m., Tyler Police were called for a missing seven year old child.

Tyler Police asking for help finding missing child

On Monday night at around 8:40 p.m., Tyler Police were called for a missing seven year old child.