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Smith County Sheriff J.B. Smith fined $1,600 for campaign violations

tyler — According to documents from the Texas Ethics Commission, Sheriff J.B. Smith broke multiple Election Codes and Ethics Commissions Rules.

ETX Bearing Fire now 80% contained

TEXAS — Current situation:

Nacogdoches man gets life sentence in gang killings

BEAUMONT (AP) -- A 29-year-old East Texas man has been sentenced to life in federal prison for his role in a 2007 double murder ordered by a leader of the Aryan Brotherhood of Texas.

Longview plans July 4 fireworks display

The skies will again come alive over Longview this Independence Day. The city has scheduled its Celebration and Fireworks Festival for July 4, according to a city press release.

Officials arrest theft suspect, find methamphetamine

A Longview man was arrested Wednesday morning after police said he attempted to steal a necklace from a convenient store and had drugs on him.

Longview teens busted stealing bikes

LONGVIEW — At around 5:10 p.m. Tuesday, Longview police officers were called to a burglary in progress.

Nacogdoches man jailed in effort to overturn murder conviction

Nacogdoches, TX — A Nacogdoches man was arrested Tuesday evening after police say he falsified evidence to help overturn the capital murder conviction of a Cushing woman.

Engineer says Kilgore crossings need signal, signs

KILGORE — No surprise to people driving near the Kilgore Post Office, a Houston consulting firm reported to the Kilgore City Council this past week that the intersection of Lantrip and Kilgore streets meets traffic signal warrants based o