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Texas tipsters sign on to Facebook

AUSTIN — The Texas Department of Public Safety announced today that tips regarding the Texas Top 10 Most Wanted Fugitives and Sex Offenders can now be submitted through Facebook.

UPDATE: Leverett's Chapel ISD fire caused by electrical problems

On Tuesday, a Leverett's Chapel ISD concession stand burned to the ground, along with all of their baseball team's equipment

30 lbs of pot found in Lufkin drug bust

LUFKIN — As of 2 p.m. Wednesday a Lufkin man was at large after selling marijuana to undercover narcotics investigators.

Longview woman faces 20 years for dealing meth in ETX

TYLER — A 47-year-old Longview woman has pleaded guilty to federal drug trafficking charges.

Firefighters battle blaze at oil distributor in Mineola

Mineola Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched at 7:45 p.m. to battle a fire at a petroleum product distributorship in downtown Mineola Sunday.

Hallsville’s culinary arts program mixes students, restaurants in recipe for learning

Hallsville — As one Hallsville High School student adds ingredients into the cornbread she is mixing Thursday morning, another is making oyster sauce. They are working diligently and quietly as their teacher looks on.

What drought? Rains overflow East Texas ponds, Sabine River

The Texas drought broke long enough this past weekend to get Chad Hendrix of the Glenwood Community good and wet.

Humble, Texas woman sentenced for East Texas health care fraud

BEAUMONT, Texas – A 61-year-old Humble, Texas woman has been sentenced to federal prison for health care related fraud in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today

Longview woman guilty of dealing methamphetamine

TYLER, Texas – A 47-year-old Longview, Texas woman has pleaded guilty to federal drug trafficking violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

Houston man guilty in East Texas drug trafficking scheme

BEAUMONT, Texas – A 52-year-old Houston man has pleaded guilty to federal drug trafficking violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.