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Funeral arrangements set for Jacksonville teacher and breast cancer advocate killed in Friday wreck

JACKSONVILLE — Services for Jo Meredith will be Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the Trinity Episcopal Church in Longview. Rader Funeral Home is handling the arrangements. Information from Jacksonville ISD  

Jacksonville ISD teacher killed in morning accident

SMITH COUNTY — FOX51 has been told the woman involved in Thursday morning's motorcycle accident has died from her injuries. FOX51 has also learned that this woman is a teacher for Jacksonville ISD.

Semi destroyed at Longview truck stop

LONGVIEW — A semi is destroyed after it caught fire at the Texas Best Truck Stop around 9:30 Thursday morning in Longview.

Smith County pasture fire contained

SMITH COUNTY — As of 10:30 a.m., a one-acre fire on CR 1252, in the Winona area has been contained. The fire had threatened one home in the area.

Gas leak forces Martinsville ISD evacuation

MARTINSVILLE — We are responding to a ruptured natural gas line along Highway 7 East near Martinsville.

Gilmer man leads Longview police on late night chase

LONGVIEW — Longview police are led on a late night chase Wednesday after being called to a domestic problem.

Wood County officials search for hit and run suspect

MINEOLA — The Department of Public Safety is seeking information on a hit and run that occurred around 10:00 Tuesday night.

Lufkin City Council votes against measure to regulate roadside animal sales

In a split vote, the Lufkin City Council on Tuesday night decided not to approve the first reading of an ordinance that would have regulated sales of domesticated animals on roadsides and parking lots in the city, effectively killing the measur

Nacogdoches mother, 10 kids homeless after fire

Nacogdoches, TX — A mobile home in south Nacogdoches was destroyed by fire Tuesday, leaving 34-year-old Cassandra Washington and her 10 children with little more than a $100 Walmart gift card provided by the Nacogdoches Fire Department.

Seven Longview businesses caught selling alcohol to minors

Longview, TX — The Longview Police Department, partnering with the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) and Longview Partners in Prevention, conducted off-premise minor stings at area retailers Saturday to validate compliance with T