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New Diana Agriculture teacher shot and killed in Union Grove

An agriculture teacher from New Diana was shot and killed in Union Grove on Friday. A resident tells Fox 51, David Gross was shot and killed at his home by a intruder. Details are limited at this time.

KFXK WEB EXCLUSIVE: Jacksonville clinic manager speaks out after abrupt closing

TYLER - Heather Bowles, the owner of Physicians at Home, the company that was working out of the Stripling Clinic in Jacksonville that abruptly closed last month, spoke to KFXK today.

Georgia fugitive caught in Hopkins County

A Savannah man wanted for Aggravated Child Molestation and 2 counts of False Statements and Writings was arrested by the United States Marshals Service Joint East Texas Fugitive Task Force in Sulphur Springs, Texas on Thursday.

Tyler Parks offers free concert and Azalea Trails Arts and Crafts Fair

The Tyler Parks and Recreation Department’s 2012 Azalea Trails Arts and Crafts Fair at Bergfeld Park is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, March 24 and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, March 25.

DPS Announces Flood Safety Awareness Week

AUSTIN, TX – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) today reminded Texans of the steps they can take to protect their families and property as Flood Safety Awareness Week approaches, which is March 12 – 16.

Nacogdoches gasoline spill cleanup could take weeks

Nacogdoches, TX — It’ll be several weeks before all efforts to clean the gasoline spill from Banita Creek will be completed, said Nacogdoches Fire Chief Keith Kiplinger.

Fiery wreck shuts down westbound lane on I-20

DPS and emergency crews are on the scene of a two-vehicle wreck in Gregg County. One of the vehicles involved caught fire near Highway 31, according to Gregg County DPS officials.

Henderson County Man Guilty of Mail Fraud

TYLER, Texas – A 56-year-old Athens, Texas man has pleaded guilty to federal violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

UPDATE: Man arraigned in sexual assault of elderly Harrison County woman

HARRISON COUNTY — Bradley Gary-Joe Varnell has been arraigned on the charges of sexual assault of the elderly, attempting to take a weapon from a law enforcement official, and evading arrest.

Smith Co. crews responding to major accident involving at least two horses

Fox 51 crews on scene say, a truck carrying a horse trailer lost control and flipped. The trailer, carrying two horses, broke off from the truck on impact.