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SCAM ALERT: Bogus Sprint bills

Well, they're at it again... BBB Serving Central East Texas has received reports of an email scam, this time from someone claiming to be Sprint, asking for credit or debit card card numbers for an immediate payment.

Mired in controversy, Hallsville police chief resigns

After being mired in controversy the past six months, Hallsville Police Chief Greg Scott has resigned.

East Texas Idol Winner

East Texas Idol Winner, Whitney Wright chats with Ben and Katie about her recent victory and her upcoming audition in Oklahoma. Miss Wright shares her inspirations, how she realized her talent and her plans for the future.

Pastor Dirk K. Hill and New Beginning Deaf Fellowship

Pastor Dirk K. Hill chats with Ben about his work with the New Beginnings Deaf Fellowship, a unique group here in Tyler.

East Texas Center for Independent Living

Michael Wilcox, a hearing loss resource specialist with East Texas Center for Independent Living stops by to talk about personal amplifiers such as Pocket talkers.

Bossier City man allegedly rapes one-year-old while babysitting

A Bossier City man is charged with raping a one-year-old Saturday Night.

Marshall man faces 20 years in prison for manufacturing meth

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

Former Longview councilwoman dies at 76

Longview, TX — Longview lost one its staunchest allies Sunday.

Man with 'The Devil' written across his head is arrested for stealing play money

tattoo-faced Lufkin man was arrested Saturday after allegedly stealing play money and other items from a dollar store while high on synthetic marijuana known as “Predator.”

Survey: Nearly 90 percent of people will partake in social media for the 2012 Olympics

A recent study by TechBargains.com showed that social media is expected to play a major role during the Summer 2012 London Olympics with 87 percent of people saying they will partake in social media or text friends about the Olympic events.