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Amber Alert notification system transitions to Texas Public Safety Website

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has begun handling AMBER Alert functions in Texas previously performed by BeyondMissing.com. The system has two components, the flyer creation system and the e-mail notification system.

Free credit monitoring for fraud victims

The Texas Department of State Health Services is offering free credit monitoring and identity theft services for people whose personal information was found in the possession of a former DSHS employee without authorization.

Pedaling adventures await in Texas state parks

Hundreds of miles of dirt, caliche, crushed granite and paved bike trails wind through Texas State Parks, offering both easy and challenging rides in safe and scenic environments.

Texas state fire marshal urges everyone to have an exit strategy

In the wake of the tragic Kiss nightclub fire in Brazil, the State Fire Marshal's Office (SFMO) reminds everyone to Have an Exit Strategy (HAES).

Boy Scouts recruiting volunteers to reforest campground

The Boy Scouts of America are recruiting volunteers to help reforest a popular campground that was devastated by wildfire over Labor Day weekend in 2011.

Driver license Mega Center now open in Fort Worth

The ribbon has been cut at the new DPS Driver License Mega Center in Fort Worth. The office, which will increase driver license capacity in the Metroplex area, is officially open to the public.

Strong to Severe Storms Likely Tomorrow in East Texas

An approaching low pressure system along with a Pacific style cold front will bring a good chance for thunderstorms tomorrow in East Texas. A line of strong to severe storms will push through the area mainly during the morning hours on Sunday.

ETX teacher pleads guilty to sexual relationship with student

A former substitute teacher at Harmony High School pleaded guilty Friday to having an improper relationship between educator and student.

NISD middle school and high school choir members receive superior ratings

Nineteen Nacogdoches High School and McMichael Middle School students brought home Superior ratings from their UIL Solo and Ensemble contests on Feb. 2.

ETX Playoff Preview kicks off this weekend

The 2013 East Texas Playoff Preview kicks off with girls’ action Friday night at 5:30 PM at the University of Texas at Tyler’s Herrington Patriot Center.