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We're getting pretty excited about the new hour of the East Texas News which started at 4 today. You receive the breaking news alerts. You check our website for stories multiple times a day. Now, at 4 p.m., it's your chance to SEE the news you've been reading about all day. The East Texas News at 4 is your first look at video, pictures and newsmakers you've been tracking all day online and on your smartphone. We're also going to bring you the latest in weather. Not only what you can expect but why. Join us for the debut of East Texas News at 4 today on KTRE.

As for what we're working on at 6, Francesca Washington reviews the $52 million highway project going on in Lufkin. It's going to take three years, and it could affect your daily travel plans. Fran will explain exactly what you can expect in your travels and how you should be better off in three years.

Nacogdoches has received a grant to reduce hospitalizations. At 6, Donna McCollum explains how after just a few months, hospitalizations have decreased and the community is hopefully a little more healthier today.

And at 10, Christel Phillips will tell you about a woman who bakes cakes for children who can't afford to celebrate their birthday.

Don't forget to check us out at 4!

Jeff Awtrey

Assignments editor