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Rep. Louie Gohmert calls for EPA administrator’s resignation

Washington — U.S. Congressman Louie Gohmert released this statement in regard to the EPA Region Six Administrator Al Armendariz:

‘Movies in the Park’ features “True Grit”

Tyler — The Tyler Parks and Recreation Department continues the 2012 Spring Movies in the Park Series on Saturday, May 5 with a free viewing of “True Grit” in the Bergfeld Park amphitheater at 8 p.m.

LeTourneau University students shave heads in support of friend with cancer

Longview, TX — When LeTourneau University honors student Julia Thurber recently shaved her head because of chemotherapy for Stage 4 Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, she was a little apprehensive, but soon discovered she wasn’t going throug

Longview High students’ produce garden project benefits global organizations

Longview, TX — You might say students in Longview High School’s International Baccalaureate program have a growing passion to do something good for others.

UT-Tyler Softball Beats ETBU, Takes on LC Friday

The UT Tyler Patriots opened the 2012 American Southwest Conference Softball Championship Tournament at Oran Good Park with an 11-2 win over rival East Texas Baptist in five innings. The Patriots now advance to play Louisiana College at 4 p.m.

Amazon, State settle sales tax fight

TEXAS — Amazon.com will start collecting sales taxes from Texas customers this summer and agreed to make capital investments of $200 million and create 2,500 jobs in the state over the next four years, Comptroller Susan Combs announced th

Texas Forest Service unveils 'game changer' app

AUSTIN, Texas — Officials with Texas Forest Service and The Texas A&M University System gathered with state lawmakers Friday morning to unveil new web applications that will help homeowners and communities determine wildfire risk &mda

UPDATE: One victim identified in Shelby County triple shooting; suspect still on the loose

Joaquin, Tx — Liberty County officials confirm Bobby Grubbs was arrested by Montgomery County authorities at the intersection of US 59 and State Hwy .105.

Man convicted in Texas City girl's 1996 slaying

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; In less than 30 minutes, jurors in a Chambers County district courtroom on Thursday convicted a itinerant refinery welder in the rape and strangulation of a teen girl whose case was among more than two dozen

Lufkin Police release information in Wednesday night shooting

Lufkin Police have released more details in the Wednesday evening shooting of a Lufkin man on Dale Street.