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Texas soldier killed in Afghanistan

The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Jefferson County man sentenced for child pornography violations

A 37-year-old Beaumont, Texas man has been sentenced to federal prison for child pornography violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales announced today.

Two East Texans guilty of federal drug, gun crimes

An East Texas man and woman have pleaded guilty to federal drug trafficking crimes in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

New 6x6@110 exhibit unveiling set for Thursday

There’s an air of mystery surrounding Gallery Main Street in downtown Tyler these days.

LETU to feature motivational speaker Bill Heatley in chapel

LeTourneau University will feature author and motivational speaker Bill Heatley in chapel at 10:50 a.m. and 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 12, in the S.E. Belcher Jr. Chapel and Performance Center, 2100 S. Mobberly Avenue.

Tyler man faces 40 years for drug trafficking

A 32-year-old Tyler man will face serious prison time after pleading guilting to trafficking drugs in East Texas.

Update: Officials identify teen that drowned in Holly Lake

Tuesday Update: The Holly Lake Volunteer Fire Department responded to a call on Sunday for a possible drowning at Holly Lake on Holly Lake Ranch.

Former Apple Swim & Fitness manager gets 12 years in prison

State District Judge Kerry Russell sentenced 38-year-old Tara Kay McSwain to two consecutive six-year terms for prescription fraud<

Update: Teen that drowned in Holly Lake identified

Tuesday Update: The Holly Lake Volunteer Fire Department responded to a call on Sunday, September 2nd, for a possible drowning at Holly Lake on Holly Lake Ranch.

East Texan highlights roles of black Civil War veterans

Blacks fought in the Civil War, surprisingly on the side of the Confederacy, many of them from Texas, Palestine historian Norris White Jr. said his research shows.