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UPDATE: Lamp chord lights Tyler house fire

TYLER — The Tyler Fire Department responded to the scene of a two-alarm structure fire this afternoon at 606 NNW Loop 323.

Texas Ethics Commission to consider Upshur County GOP violation allegations

The Texas Ethics Commission accepted a complaint filed by Upshur County’s Republican Party chairman against the party’s secretary and is processing it as “Category One violation.”

Senior permit holder halts water use for some in Wood County

An East Texas water permit holder invoked its senior status and prompted state environmental regulators to halt water use by six Sabine River water rights holders including Wood County.

Man steals diamond from Lufkin jewelry store

All businesses hope that holiday shopping will cause merchandise to fly out of the store, just not the way it happened at one East Texas jewelry store.

Andy's introduces new winter flavors

Owner Galen Tatylor from Andy's Frozen Custard talks new flavors. Click here for more information.

No jump in Longview shelter victims four months after Kilgore Crisis center closes

KILGORE — The closing of Kilgore Crisis Center four months ago has not significantly boosted the number of abused spouses seeking shelter at a sister shelter in Longview, officials report.

Gladewater student shot over weekend

Gladewater, TX — At around 5:58 p.m. Kari Darryieus Harper, 17, turned himself in to the Gladewater Police Department and was arrested.

39 pounds of cocaine seized in Harrison County

HARRISON COUNTY — One person is behind bars after a routine stop produced 38 pounds of cocaine. At around 9:45 a.m on Sunday, Trooper Josh Roraback stopped a vehicle on I-20, Eastbound, for a traffic violation.

Celebrity Birthdays, a family affair

The crew joins in for a game of Celebrity Birthdays!

Upcoming TxDot projects

Larry Krantz from TxDot talks upcoming projects here in East Texas.