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City officials warn of bat problem in Longview

Over the last several weeks, the City of Longview Environmental Health Department has received several calls regarding bats found primarily in the downtown area of Longview.

Man sentenced to life in prison leaves ETX courthouse during trial break

Authorities issued a warrant for a Dallas man's arrest Thursday after he skipped out on a life sentence.

City of Troup experiencing water discoloration

Residents of Troup woke up to discolored water coming from their faucets Friday morning. According to City Administrator Gene Cottle, the coloration is not a reflection on the water's safety.

ETX man found murdered in home

East Texas law enforcement officers are investigating a murder after they responded to a 911 call early Friday morning.

Council OKs deferral on tax abatement for Hotel Angelina

Lufkin — The Lufkin Daily News is reporting; The Lufkin City Council in a 6-1 vote on Tuesday approved a one-year deferral of a tax abatement and economic development program agreement with “Project Landmark,” the renovation o

ETX man arrested for delivering controlled substances

Lufkin, Tx (FOX 51) — An East Texas man is arrested for delivering controlled substances. Jammie Parks, 39, of Lufkin, was taken into custody a on a warrant for controlled substances.

Looking for outstanding senior volunteers

The search is on for Texas' outstanding senior volunteer.

Rangers looking at Derek Lowe

The Rangers have contacted free-agent right-hander Derek Lowe, said a source, and are discussing signing the veteran to a minor-league contract and a shot at a relief job.

Looking for outstanding senior volunteers

The search is on for Texas' outstanding senior volunteer. The Salute to Senior Service program honors the contributions of adults 65 and older who give at least 15 hours a month of volunteer service to their favorite causes.

Power outages in West Tyler

UPDATE Oncor Electric is currently fixing the problem. At this time there are only 17 people without power. KETK will keep you updated on any further outages.