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A lesson on the law

A former Huntington teacher who got away with probation after her inappropriate relationship with a student found herself back in court today. A judge is trying to decide if she should get another chance or be thrown in prison. Caleb Beames has that report at 6.

Just a few years ago, Bobbie Maxwell was a fixture at a street corner in Huntington, waving to passersby with her sign urging East Texans to support our troops. One day, she disappeared. But now she's resurfaced. What happened? Leigha Hughes explains at 10.

Cities and water districts are mandated to test public water systems. But those with private wells are pretty much on their own. Donna McCollum reports on what might be in those wells in her report at 6.

With Election Day less than two weeks away, Texans now have a new app to help them stay educated about this year's election. This is the state's first app to ever be used for voting information. Meagan Prejean will tell you about it at 5.

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    Sunday, April 22 2018 7:29 PM EDT2018-04-22 23:29:57 GMT
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    Across the nation many people celebrated the Earth Day which started 48 years ago after a massive oil spill in California. Fast forward to today, the conversation revolves on conserving water according to organizers with Resilient Nacogdoches where its widely known that East Texas has an abundant resources of natural water. "Children grow up knowing that food, you just buy it, but you can grow it. We need water of course for growing gardens. It's something that we...

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    Across the nation many people celebrated the Earth Day which started 48 years ago after a massive oil spill in California. Fast forward to today, the conversation revolves on conserving water according to organizers with Resilient Nacogdoches where its widely known that East Texas has an abundant resources of natural water. "Children grow up knowing that food, you just buy it, but you can grow it. We need water of course for growing gardens. It's something that we...

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  • San Augustine celebrates long-lived community members

    San Augustine celebrates long-lived community members

    Saturday, April 21 2018 7:06 PM EDT2018-04-21 23:06:22 GMT
    Source: KTRE staffSource: KTRE staff
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    The small, East Texas town of San Augustine hosted a celebration on Saturday for community members who had lived to see more moons than anyone else.   

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    The small, East Texas town of San Augustine hosted a celebration on Saturday for community members who had lived to see more moons than anyone else.   

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    Clean sweep for Nacogdoches in 10th annual KTRE Pineywoods Showdown

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    Friday, April 20 2018 9:48 PM EDT2018-04-21 01:48:29 GMT

    The Nacogdoches County girls have snapped a two-game losing streak in the KTRE Pineywoods Showdown following a 54-41 win over Angelina County. 

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    The Nacogdoches County girls have snapped a two-game losing streak in the KTRE Pineywoods Showdown following a 54-41 win over Angelina County. 

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