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Man arrested for duct taping young boy, locking him in trunk

LAKE CHARLES, LA — A 19 year old man is locked up tonight after admitting to duct taping the hands, feet and mouth of a 12 year old boy and then locking him in the trunk of a car.

Tyler ISD receives state test scores

Tyler – This school year, ninth grade students and seventh and eighth grade students enrolled in high school courses began taking the State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness (STAAR) End of Course (EOC) exams rather than the Texas

Update: Crews plan to let Gregg County oil lease fire burn itself out

Fire crews are still monitoring the fire; however, they plan to let the fire burn itself out. At this time, there is no worry of the fire spreading because of the heavy rain that soaked the area this morning.

Mother intervenes in teen girl fight in Nacogdoches

A mother may be facing injury to a child charges after intervening in a fight between her teenage daughter and another girl.

Authorities sieze money, drugs, vehicles in Gladewater drug bust

On June 13th at about 6:30 am, the Gladewater Police Department, Upshur County Sheriffs Department, and the Gregg County Code Unit served a warrant for 58-year-old Larry Duraso.

Pedestrian hit, killed near Beckville

One person was killed this morning after they were hit by a vehicle near the city of Beckville in the Holland Quarters community. It happened at around 8 a.m. on FM 969 near the intersection of County Road 220.

Kilgore College looking for softball talent

The Kilgore College softball program is looking for prospective members for its inaugural team. Open tryouts are June 21 at Streamflo Park next to Driller Park.

ETMC Diabetes Boot Camp now taking applications

Enrollment is now open for children age six to 12, with type one diabetes, for the annual free ETMC Diabetes Boot Camp.

Harrison County man stabs friend over $7 dispute

Waskom — A petty cash argument left one person with a large stab wound in Harrison County.

Wiley College fundraiser set for Friday night

Residents are encouraged to dress in their best white linen attire and attend a fundraiser this Friday in support of a local institution.