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Nacogdoches Crime Stoppers offering reward for info on pastor wanted for sex abuse

NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE) - Nacogdoches Crime Stoppers is now offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information that leads to the arrest of a pastor who is wanted by the sheriff’s office for continuous sexual assault of a child.

KTRE - 2018-09-18 17:58:00

Nacogdoches woman recalls life as a teenage POW

“I haven’t looked in these scrapbooks for so long, I’ve almost forgotten what’s in them,” said Liz Irvine, a former teenage prisoner of war.

KTRE - 2018-09-20 00:14:00

Three arrested in connection to 2017 homicide in Nacogdoches

"It caught the whole family off-guard because he was a good dude to everybody," said Lateddra Gipson, Joey's sister. "He didn't meet no strangers, he was just a good guy."


State Rep. candidate calls for ending gov’t ‘corruption’ at press conference in Nacogdoches

Alec Johnson, a Democrat, is running for the Texas House District 11 seat currently held by Travis Clardy, a Republican.

KTRE - 2018-09-20 00:02:00

Mayor kills 12-foot gator believed to be responsible for killing mini-horse

LIVINGSTON, Texas- "It's big."The last time Livingston Mayor Judy Cochran was within range of the monster alligator, she was firing at it on her ranch.

CLICK2HOUSTON.COM - 2018-09-19 15:41:37

Jasper County grand jury indicts man in fire-related death of his grandmother

NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE) - A Jasper County grand jury has indicted a 26-year-old man on a capital murder charge in connection to the death of his grandmother, who died as a result of injuries she suffered in a fire that he allegedly set on June 4.

KTRE - 2018-09-19 17:15:00

This Video Of Matthew McConaughey At The Texas Game Is Going Viral

McConaughey graduated from the University of Texas, and he’s known for attending their football games from time to time. Well, the Longhorns gave him something to cheer about last week, as they won 37-14 over USC.

THESPUN.COM - 2018-09-19 23:46:06

Pressed penny machines offers new way to make memories in Nacogdoches

“Recently we went to Shreveport on a little family vacation, and we went to the aquarium and had a great time," said Ashley Morgan, marketing assistant with the Economic Development Corporation. “We saw the penny machine, and I really wanted one with the jellyfish, so we went there a couple of times

KTRE - 2018-09-19 20:19:00

Nacogdoches students learn importance of agriculture

A total of 10 organizations, schools, and individuals demonstrated their areas of expertise. The Nacogdoches County Farm Bureau had stations which provided lessons about livestock, conservation, and trades.

KTRE - 2018-09-19 01:00:00

Houston County traffic stop results in 2 felony arrests, seizure of meth, Xanax

Jody Baker, 44, and Mary Karin Low, 32, both of Crockett, were booked into the Houston County Jail. Baker was charged with first-degree felony possession of a controlled substance, Class A misdemeanor evading arrest, and Class A misdemeanor possession of a controlled substance. Low was charged with

KTRE - 2018-09-18 20:31:00

Affidavit: Man arrested in connection to Diboll drive-by shooting

According to an affidavit, on August 5, Diboll Police responded to the intersection of Maynard and Booker in reference to a gunshot victim.

KTRE - 2018-09-18 18:33:00

U.S. Constitution Day celebrated in Nacogdoches

NACOGDOCHES COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - September 17 is United States Constitution Day, and some East Texans recognized the day by conducting a program.


Blake Shelton Performing Free Pop-Up Show in Texas

BeforeBlake Sheltonenters his 15th season as acoachonThe Voice, he'll play a free show for fans in Texas. On Monday, Shelton announced a pop-up concert Billy Bob's Texas — and it's in just a few days!Shelton will play the iconic Fort Worth, Texas venue on Thursday (Sept. 20).Interested fans can line

TASTE OF COUNTRY - 2018-09-18 13:04:25

One person dead in one vehicle crash in Panola County

Author:Favian QuezadaPublished:9:35 AM CDT September 17, 2018Updated:9:35 AM CDT September 17, 2018


Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week

A victim, a criminal, and an opportunity all are necessary for a crime to occur. Law enforcement officers work on all sides of this crime triangle, knowing that they need only remove one of the three to prevent a crime When we do our aprt to avoid being a victim and eliminate opportunities, the crim


Officials ID woman killed in Tarrant motel room, allegedly by man who led police to her body

Rochelle Nelloms, 44, was found in a room at the Sunset Motel on Mansfield Highway in Forest Hill, a suburb on Fort Worth's southeast edge, police said. The Fort Worth woman was taken by ambulance to John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth, where she was pronounced dead.


$2.5M bond for Border Patrol agent in killings of 4 in Texas

1 of 5 This image provided by the Webb County Sheriff's Office shows Juan David Ortiz, a U.S. Border Patrol supervisor who was jailed Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, on a $2.5 million bond in Texas, accused in the killing of at least four women. Ortiz was nabbed early Saturday after a string of violence ag


Henderson man pleads guilty in indecency case

Thaddeus Cordera Hodge, 27, pleaded guilty to two counts of indecency with a child, according to court documents.


Lufkin gets extra week to prepare for district

On a night everyone was expecting a lopsided Lufkin win, the Panthers still put on a show in front of the home crowd. Using big plays on offense and a stifling defense, the Panthers raced to a 48-0 lead by halftime in a game that felt even more lopsided than the 68-0 score.


Teens arrested in firearm theft

Juan Solis, 17, and Zachary Springer, 18, both face charges of theft and evading arrest and remained in the Angelina County Jail as of Friday afternoon. No bond had been set for Springer’s charge of evading arrest, county records indicate, but he has a $5,000 bond for his theft charge. Solis also ha