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Police department's positive posting goes viral

Headlines about the most negative aspects of life seem to saturate daily discussions.

Tyler Public Library parking lot closed for repair

Weather permitting, a portion of the Tyler Public Library parking lot will be closed on Saturday, Feb. 9 for maintenance and repairs. The repair work will take place at the northwest Bois D’Arc Avenue entrance.

Tyler Public Library to close for software maintenance

The Tyler Public Library will close Sunday, Feb. 10 for scheduled software maintenance.

1 injured in Houston County gas plant explosion

One person was injured Tuesday morning during an explosion at an oil field site near Weldon.

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).