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EXCLUSIVE: East Texas woman nearing homeless after raw sewage flooded house

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EASTTEXASMATTERS.COM - 2018-08-16 03:46:13

COMING SOON: New attractions coming to East Texas State Fair

Besides several East Texas acts, including performing groups from Tyler Junior College and The University of Texas at Tyler, the fair will present the following:

TYLER MORNING TELEGRAPH - 2018-08-15 18:00:00

Grand Saline landmark destroyed by fire

One of the famous landmarks in Grand Saline, the old cotton gin building, was destroyed by fire Sunday, Aug. 5.


State issues accountability ratings for Texas school districts

Report cards are headed home, but this time they’re for the school districts instead of the students, and Tyler ISD is getting a C letter grade from the state.

TYLER MORNING TELEGRAPH - 2018-08-15 14:30:00

Two arrested during drug raid

Two people on Monday were arrested during a drug raid, and another was charged for a pedestrian violation on Monday, according to a press release from the Henderson County Sheriff's Office.

ATHENS DAILY REVIEW - 2018-08-14 22:24:00

Suspect arrested with multiple firearms and body armor

Texas DPS Troopers arrested a man wearing body armor and in possession of multiple firearms and ammo on Tuesday.A Texas DPS Trooper conducted a traffic stop on a suspicious person on highway 155 in Tyler.As the trooper was talking to the suspect, he saw a black bag in the front passenger seat. The b

CBS19.TV - 2018-08-15 01:02:05

Police: man arrested Sunday after stealing safe from home, trying to sell contents at pawn shop hid in a dumpster

The man who police say stole a safe from a Tyler home Sunday, tried to sell the contents, including firearms, at a pawn shop and hid from police in a dumpster also had a warrant for robbery in Fort Worth, a Tyler police spokesman said.

TYLER MORNING TELEGRAPH - 2018-08-14 16:00:00

Rabies found in bat captured in Tyler

TYLER — The Texas Department of State Health Services found a bat that tested positive for rabies in Tyler.According to the city of Tyler, officials found the bat near the 1200 block of Wilma.The city has already reached out to those that may have been exposed.The city stresses that residents ensure

CBS19.TV - 2018-08-15 16:35:13

Bat found on Tyler street tests positive for rabies

Officials want to remind people to not handle bats, skunks, raccoons, or other wild animals.

EASTTEXASMATTERS.COM - 2018-08-15 16:44:41

Rabid bat found in Tyler

The Texas Department of State Health Services has contacted everyone known to have come in contact with a bat that has tested positive for rabies, according to a news release from the City of Tyler.Tyler Animal Services handed the bat over to the TxDSHS after finding near the 1200 block of of Wilma

TYLER MORNING TELEGRAPH - 2018-08-15 16:39:00

HAVE YOU SEEN HIM? Tyler police looking for known gang member with warrant

SMITH COUNTY — Officers from the Tyler Police Department are looking for 34-year-old Jeremy Tremaine Hawkins, also known as, "Lil West."

CBS19.TV - 2018-08-14 19:38:00

Smith County Jail sees 25 job openings, a record high

Deal Folmar, the Smith County Jail administrator, appears at a meeting of the Smith County Commissioners Court on March 27, 2018 in Tyler, Texas. (Erin Mansfield/Tyler Morning Telegraph)

TYLER MORNING TELEGRAPH - 2018-08-14 20:45:00

Latest: ESD 2 will not consider raising sales tax rate, higher property values could increase tax bill

The Smith County Emergency Services District 2 office in Whitehouse, Texas, on Monday, July 9, 2018. (Chelsea Purgahn/Tyler Morning Telegraph)

TYLER MORNING TELEGRAPH - 2018-08-15 00:15:00

Gilmer search warrant produces drug arrest

GILMER, Texas (KETK) - Sheriff Larry Webb reports the drug arrest of Kenny Okeith Harris, 34, of Longview.

EASTTEXASMATTERS.COM - 2018-08-14 16:32:03

Woman arrested for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after family dispute escalates

Deshondra Veteresa Fisher, 41, was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after the disturbance Saturday in the 1200 block of North Tenneha Street.


East Texas schools prepare for the safety of students and staff

For some in East Texas, the new school year has started, but for others they'll start in the next week or so.


Update: Mail service to resume regular operations Monday as mercury clean-up completed, EPA gives thumbs-up

Because of the extra burdens placed on other distribution centers as a result of the spill, some packages might take longer to deliver, the postal service said in a written statement to theMorning News.


FDA Expands Valsartin Blood Pressure Medicine Recall

Bible Verse: 08.14.18“For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.” (Ephesians 2:10)


Standoff ends in Smith County after woman shoots herself

FLINT, Texas (KETK) - FLINT, Texas (KETK) -- On Sunday afternoon, the Smith County Sheriff's Office received a welfare concern call on Neely Drive in Flint.


UPDATE: Standoff ends after woman shoots self

UPDATE: According to the Smith County Sheriff's Office a standoff in Flint has ended after a woman shot and killed herself.One person has been shot following a welfare check on a person Sunday afternoon.According to the Smith County Sheriffs Office, Tyler Police received a call for a welfare check o