Here's a look at what's coming up on Good Morning East Texas: Jurors could hear closing arguments today in the sentencing phase of the trial of Demontrell Miller. He was convicted of capital murder for the beating death of his girlfriend's two-year-old son last year in Tyler. Miller could face the death penalty or life in prison.
Plus, President Obama is in China this morning on the latest leg of his trip through Asia. He used a town hall-style meeting to tell university students in China that he supported freedom of expression in all countries and opposed internet censorship.
Church leaders in Lufkin are taking a stand against youth violence after a series of fights in their community last week. They're organizing a "youth summit" to deal with the problem.
And about a dozen people were able to escape un-harmed when a restaurant in Longview caught fire on Sunday. Investigators say the flames started in the "Vent-A-Hood" for the Dairy Queen on N. Eastman Road , then spread to the attic.
A line of showers and storms continues to move out of East Texas this morning. These showers formed along a cold front, which will bring much cooler air along with gusty northwesterly winds today. You may want to wear a light jacket today, because most of us are not used to the cooler weather. Temperatures will struggle to reach the upper 50s this afternoon with clouds and gusty winds. Tonight, most of East Texas will drop into the upper 30s.