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Former Tyler fire chief named director of operations at ETMC

TYLER — ETMC EMS has named Neal Franklin as the new director of operations for the East Texas service area.

Kilgore Sonic closed after small overnight fire

KILGORE — Kilgore Fire Department responded to 217 North Henderson Boulevard, Sonic, for a kitchen fire, at approximately 4:30 a.m. on August 23, 2011. Kilgore responded with three engine companies and rescue squad.

Marshall mayor to run for state legislature

Longview, TX — Marshall Mayor Chris Paddie announced his candidacy for the Texas State House of Representatives in newly drawn District 9 on Monday.

One person in hospital following accidental gunshot to head

HENDERSON — One person has been hospitalized with a gunshot wound to the head after an alleged accidental shooting.

Tyler man charged with death of 2-year old daughter

TYLER — Tyler Investigators have arrested Dramon Rashon Green, 20, for capital murder in the death of his 2-year old twin daughter A’yanna Webb. Judge Kennedy set bond at $1,000,000.00 dollars.

Amber alert issued for League City Teen

An amber alert is issued for a 14-year-old Texas girl. Police believe Andrea Love Fox is in immediate danger. She was last seen two days ago, in League City, which is near Galveston.

Lufkin man gets 18 years for intoxication manslaughter in teacher's death

Lufkin, Texas — Tears were shed on both sides of the courtroom Thursday afternoon as a husband watched his wife's killer brought to justice and a mother watched her son sentenced to 18 years in prison - all because of drunk driving.

Grass fire near Turnertown

Smith County — UPDATE: As of 9:15 P.M. the grass fire burning south of Tyler near Turnertown has not been contained. The Texas Forest Service tells KETK that approximately 300-350 acres have burned already.

East Texas burn bans

EAST TEXAS — All East Texas counties are under burn bans. Click the county for a link to their burn ban details. Please note, some counties do not have their information online.

Man arrested for injury to a child

Lufkin, Texas — Lufkin Police have arrested Jimmy Brent McClelland and have charged him with injury to a child. The charge is a second degree felony. McClelland current resides in Zavalla, Texas