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LETU to present christian rock band Petra Friday, April 27

LeTourneau University will present iconic Christian rock band Petra during the 10:50 a.m. morning chapel session and later in concert at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 27, in the S.E. Belcher Jr. Chapel and Performance Center, 2100 S. Mobberly Ave.

Local toy drive to benefit children in Africa

Although they haven't yet officially opened the doors to Wright Phillips & Co., principals Jason Wright and Chris Phillips are already giving back by hosting a local toy drive fundraiser to benefit orphan children in Zambia, Africa.

Dr. Amentahru Wahlrab leads Indonesia discussion on March 8

How important is Indonesia to the United States' foreign policy? Should Indonesia be prioritized above Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, or other nations in the region? What are the challenges facing Indonesia's path to democracy?

LETU to offer new Spring Scholarship Competition

LeTourneau University is offering a new “Spring Scholarship Competition” preview day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 24, to give high school seniors the opportunity to compete for additional scholarship dollars on campus.

2-year old taken to Dallas hospital for severe burns; CPS investigating

TYLER — Tyler police are investigating an incident in which a 2-year old's feet were severely burned Tuesday.

Henderson man accused of sexually assaulting child

Henderson — On Monday, Rusk County authorities arrested a Henderson man accused of sexually assaulting a child.

Tyler Police on scene of aggravated assault

TYLER — Tyler Police were dispatched to an aggravated assault on the 500 block of East Line St. around 5:30 Tuesday evening. Fox51 crews were on location as a person was taken from the scene on a stretcher.

Tyler Police make an arrest in aggravated kidnapping

Tyler Police Department- On February 28, 2012, at about 4:39 pm, Tyler Police were called to 1012 Robertson Avenue, in reference to a possible Kidnapping.  When officers arrived on scene, a witness stated that they had obs

City of Whitehouse hires assistant police chief after audit reveals problems with department

KETK has learned the city of Whitehouse has hired a new assistant police chief after an audit revealed problems with the police department. The city ordered the audit to explain the high rate of turnover within the department.

.Troopers find 40 pounds of cocaine during I-20 traffic stop

A Georgia woman was arrested Monday morning on Interstate 20 after troopers found more than 40 pounds of cocaine.