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Early morning blaze in Smith County

SMITH COUNTY — 8:45 am UPDATE: KETK crews spoke with the owner of the home, Mr. Steven Kovac.

Parts of Spring Hill road in Longview to close for demonstration

LONGVIEW - A portion of Spring Hill Road will be closed from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., Monday, March 21 for a vehicle-accident dramatization at Spring Hill High School.

Nacogdoches deputy killed in motorcycle crash

NACOGDOCHES — A motorcycle accident in Nacogdoches early Sunday morning claimed the life of Morgan Sheppard, a Nacogdoches County sheriff's deputy.

Drunk driver kills one in weekend wreck

One man was killed Saturday after a motorcycle and pickup truck collided at the intersection of Palace and Oakwood. Tyler police say it happened around 5:39 p.m.

2-year-old drowns in Tyler

TYLER — A 2-year-old boy died on Saturday after drowing in a pond near his home. It happened at 10282 Seven Hills Road in Tyler.

Red cross releases statement concerning U.S. citizens in Japan

TYLER — At this time the Red Cross in unable to accept inquiries to contact or locate family and friends in Japan . However, there are several resources available as follows.

TJC group safe in Hawaii

UPDATE 1:06 P.M.: As of right now, the TJC group's flight is scheduled to leave on time, but they have not made it to the airport yet.

Alleged Aryan Brotherhood member arrested in Hudson meth raid

A Lufkin man believed to be one of the last ranking Aryan Brotherhood members in Angelina County, was arrested during a Thursday morning methamphetamine raid in Hudson, according to Angelina County Sheriff’s Office investigator Tom Matthe

More motions filed in case against Mineola teacher

QUITMAN - A motion to have former teacher JoAnn Stephens' attorney removed from her defense is set to be heard in Wood County District Court in Quitman at 1:30 p.m Friday.

Longview police catch alleged burglars after chase

Longview police officers were led on a short foot chase Wednesday that begin in the 100 block of West Avelon Street.