Fatality at construction zone

Today we found a good example of why TxDOT tries to push awareness of safety in work zones when an 18-wheeler plowed into four stopped vehicles near Crockett, killing one and injuring eight others. Alexis Spears was at the scene and provides a full report at 6.

It's Genealogy Week in Angelina County and at 6, Francesca Washington explains how you can dig up your family history to learn more about yourself.

This week we bring you Your Voice, Your Vote, the runoff edition. At 10, Alexis previews the race between two East Texans who are vying to represent the Pineywoods as District 11 state representative.

Congratulations on surviving another Monday. At 10, Donna McCollum tells you how one motivational speaker is trying to help people actually look forward to starting the work week.

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