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Nacogdoches Crime Stoppers asking public’s help in finding wanted fugitive

NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE) - Nacogdoches Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help finding a wanted fugitive who was indicted for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. According to a post on the Nacogdoches Crime Stoppers Facebook page, Bryan Lee Martinez, 18, was last known to live in Nacogdoch


Jasper PD, Polk County Sheriff’s Office seeking help locating stolen 18-wheeler

NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE) - The Jasper Police Department and the Polk County Sheriff’s Office are asking for the public’s help in finding an 18-wheeler that was stolen Thursday night.


Nacogdoches NAACP sets new goals for 2019, asks ‘where are the young people?’

NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE) - Four black leaders in Nacogdoches who are pastors and retired military say they’re concerned about their chapter of the 109-year-old NAACP. “It’s not as active as we would like it to be,” shared Rev. Dan R. Brown, the newly elected chapter president.


Have you seen him? Nacogdoches Crimestoppers offering a reward

NACOGDOCHES, Texas (KETK) - Nacogdoches Crime Stoppers is looking for thieves who stole a trailer and ATV. Early Wednesday morning, two men went to a home located in the 3200 block of Press Rd. and stole a 12 ft single axle dove trailer and a 2017 black and blue Polaris Ranger 1000 Northstar Edition


Smith County Sheriff's Office, Texas Game Wardens searching for suspect in recent high-speed chases

SMITH COUNTY, Texas — The Smith County Sheriff’s Office and the Texas Game Wardens are currently on the lookout for a Tyler man who is wanted for multiple criminal offenses.


Clardy named ‘DETCOG Legislator of the Year’

AUSTIN - This week, State Representative Travis Clardy (R-Nacogdoches) was recognized with the Deep East Texas Council of Government's (DETCOG) Deep East Texas Legislator of the Year Award. The award was presented by DETCOG and the Deep East Texas County Commissioners and Judges Association.


Rewards offered in theft, assault cases

Rewards are being offered for information leading to the arrests of suspected in separate theft and assault cases. Nacogdoches Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help in locating a man accused of attacking a person with a knife last year, and in finding suspects accused of stealing a ATV earl


Houstonian claims $12.5M Lotto Texas jackpot

HOUSTON — A Houston resident claimed a big $12.5 million jackpot for the Jan. 12 drawing, according to the Texas Lottery. The cash value option was selected at the time of purchase, so the winner will receive $8,550,384.24.


Central Texas Teen who killed boy, 15, sentenced to prison

BELTON, Texas (KWTX) A Bell County teenager was sentenced Wednesday to serve a 45-year prison term after he pleaded guilty to the 2017 murder of a 15-year-old Temple boy. Judge Fancy Jezek, in Belton’s 426th District Court, sentenced Edgar Lopez-Benitez, 17, to serve 45 years for the death of Andrew


Capital murder charge filed in 2017 shooting

One of the suspects arrested last year in the 2017 death of a Nacogdoches man during a robbery has been charged with capital murder. Patrick Deangelo Hughey, 30, of Galena Park was booked in to the Nacogdoches County jail this week on the first-degree felony charge.


WEBXTRA: Physical therapy helping Nacogdoches man injured in wreck recover

NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE) - Courtney Allen of Nacogdoches is going through various exercises and training regimes to regain mobility after a car wreck left him unable to walk several years ago.


Astronomers say total lunar eclipse should not be missed

NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE) - A total lunar eclipse will be occurring on Sunday night. What astronomers call a ‘super blood wolf moon’ will be visible to those in the U.S. from about 9:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.


Missing Melcher-Dallas teen found in Texas

Police investigators in south Texas have found a missing Iowa teenager on Friday. According to a release from the Iowa Department of Public Safety, Liberty "Libby" Boley was found Friday morning in south Texas; she was unharmed.


Lufkin returns to action tonight

Playing in the midst of four road games in five contests, the Lufkin Panthers and Lady Panthers will look to continue to make waves in District 16-5A as they return to Panther Gym to host Marshall tonight.


Nacogdoches Co. Sheriff's Office issues statement after fight at high school basketball game

NACOGDOCHES COUNTY, Texas — The Nacogdoches County Sheriff's Office has released a statement in response to a fight that broke out at a local high school basketball game Friday night.


The 8th Annual Nacogdoches Film Festival Is Back For 2019

The Nacogdoches Film Festival is back for 2019. Get your tickets for the three day event bringing special guests from the movie industry, short films, Q&A panels and more. This year, the event will be held at the beautifully redone Fredonia Hotel and will start on February 21st.


Dragons miss opportunities in 1-0 loss to Lobos

LUFKIN — Despite owning the upper hand of 13-7 shooting for the match, including 9-3 in the second half, the Nacogdoches Dragons couldn’t finish off a number of key moves to the goal in the final 40 minutes and dropped a 1-0 decision to the Longview Lobos here at Abe Martin Stadium Thursday evening.


Corrigan man pleads guilty in Angelina County club shooting

A Corrigan man accused of shooting at an Angelina County club pleaded guilty of his charges Monday. Kevin Edward Jefferson, 46, was charged with two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and unlawful possession of firearm by a felon in reference to an April 15, 2018, incident in Angelina


Cold front blowing into East Texas

Following a high probability of showers today, the weekend forecast calls for near-freezing lows. According to the National Weather Service’s Shreveport, Louisiana, office, which covers Angelina County and other East Texas and West Louisiana regions, a cold front is expected to sweep through the are


Nacogdoches man shot in the leg Monday, suspect on the run

NACOGDOCHES, Texas — Nacogdoches police are hoping to identify a suspect responsible for shooting a man in the leg Monday evening. The shooting happened at about 5:30 p.m. at 1723 Clarice Street.