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Water main break cancels classes in Kaufman ISD
A water main that broke Tuesday led to the cancellation of school for all students in the Kaufman school district on Wednesday. The city issued a boil-water notice after the break, which occurred around 4 p.m. Tuesday at Fourth and Jefferson streets. Tuesday's after-school activities also were calle
MARCHING TO VICTORY: Canton High School band wins state
CANTON, Texas (KETK) - There's a new state championship trophy at Canton High School. The school band just won the $A state marching contest after not qualifying for finals two years ago. This is the first time since 2008 the band has won state. "It really goes back to 2016, when we did not make fin
History of Van Zandt County Early Law and Order
According to historical accounts crime in Van Zandt County, back in the early days of its existence, was not a significant factor in the county’s on-going daily happenings. Even so, as part of the county’s organizational responsibility, law and order was an important function. Probably no other pa
Kaufman man sentenced to 84 months in federal prison in armed robbery in Alabama
KAUFMAN, Texas —A 25-year-old Kaufman man was sentenced to 84 months in federal prison in connection with an armed robbery in Spanish Fort, Alabama, prosecutors announced Tuesday morning.
Rains County Sheriff: Owner of distinctive hat person of interest in burglary case
RAIN COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - The Rains County Sheriff is looking for information in regards to a burglary of a building case. According to the Rains County Sheriff's Office, on Monday night, a deputy responded to a business just east of Emory to a reported burglary. As they were investigating, they foun
United States Postal Service worker critically injured, airlifted in two-vehicle crash
TERRELL, Texas —A United States Postal Service (USPS) worker was critically injured and airlifted to a Dallas-area hospital after a major, two-vehicle crash in Terrell earlier today.
Major water line break prompts boil water notice in Kaufman
KAUFMAN, Texas —A major, 14-inch water line break in Kaufman prompted a boil water notice on Tuesday afternoon.
Dallas County DA's office says testing is being done on items in Darlie Routier case
For people who say Darlie Routier was unjustly sentenced to death row for her son's murder, their argument often comes back to DNA. Routier, 48, was convicted of fatally stabbing her 5-year-old son Damon in June 1996. Her 6-year-old son, Devon, was also slain, but she has not been tried for his deat
Kaufman ISD cancels classes Wednesday after water main break
Initially, school officials were asking students to bring bottled water to classes on Wednesday. In the end, they ended up canceling all classes for the school district.
Collapsed sewer line prompts partial shutdown of Highway 80
WILLS POINT, Texas (KETK) - Part of Highway 80 has been shut down following the collapse of a sewer line.According to the City of Wills Point, lanes have already been blocked off near East Oneal Street.Crews have begun work to repair the collapsed sewer line.Officials urge drivers to use caution as
National Weather Service says light snow possible before noon in East Texas
A Wilhite Landscaping worker wraps a tree ahead of freezing temperatures in Tyler, Texas, on Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017. The temperatures will drop this week and will continue to be low into the new year. (Chelsea Purgahn/Tyler Morning Telegraph)
Tyler crews responding to crash on West SW Loop 323 near Broadway
According to the Tyler Police Department’s online log, Tyler police and Tyler fire are responding to a major traffic crash in the 700 block of West Southwest Loop 323, near the Visionworks and Chilli’s.
DPS identifies 9-year-old killed in Loop 49 wreck
The preliminary crash report indicates around 1:00 p.m., the driver of a GMC Denali, Valerie Miller, 34, of Arp, and four juveniles were traveling westbound on Loop 49 when Miller, for an unknown reason, crossed over into the eastbound lane of traffic striking a Ford Escape driven by William Pritcha
Wills Point ISD
WILLS POINT, Texas (KETK) - On Tuesday, November 6, school officials were notified of a firearm at the school.
Cold front brings rain, early freeze to Henderson County
Today's high is forecast to top out in the low 40s, and the low on Wednesday morning is projected to dip below freezing again. Meteorologists advise the conditions can kill sensitive plants, so residents should protect tender vegetation and turn off automatic sprinklers to avoid creating ice patches
Two students in custody for terroristic threat
In a statement posted to the district’s Facebook page Sunday night, on Friday evening a student reported to a teacher overhearing two other students making terroristic threats. The teacher reported the allegations to the Kaufman County Sheriff’s Office, which resulted in an investigation and “swift
DPS identifies man in fatal pedestrian accident in Smith County
DPS troopers responded to a vehicle/pedestrian crash on Highway 155 near Farm-To-Market Road 2661 in Smith County. According to a preliminary crash investigation, the driver of a 2012 Nissan Versa, Aaron-Nicole Rodriquez, 32, of Frankston was traveling on Highway 155 South when she struck a pedestri
Newly elected Dallas DA says the ‘appropriate charge’ for Amber Guyger is murder
On September 6, 30-year-old police officer Amber Guyger killed 26-year-old Botham Shem Jean in his own home. She was charged with manslaughter and there has been outrage over how District Attorney Faith Johnson, who is a Black, Republican woman, handled the case. On Tuesday, Johnson lost her reelect
Lake levels across East Texas
Author:Favian QuezadaPublished:10:05 AM CST November 12, 2018Updated:10:06 AM CST November 12, 2018
High water locations in East Texas
SMITH COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - Motorists are contending with several high water locations around East Texas Monday morning.In Smith County: FM 2607 north of Highway 64 E, FM 2868 east of highway 155 and CR 177 near FM 2493 are flooded. A tree is down across 2nd Street east of Wall Street in Tyler.(Crims