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Is Lufkin a city of crime?

 Is Lufkin a crime haven? According to state records and how you look at them, Lufkin ranks third in crimes reported per capita. But police say those numbers are skewed and explain why in Caleb Beames report at 6.

 A new report released this month shows the number of Texas children in poverty hasn't changed in the past three years. At 6, Cheyenne Simpson explains how Angelina County groups are trying to help curb statistics.

 Students at San Augustine ISD are now getting lunch for free! Michelle Reed explains why at 6.

 And at 10, we talk with a professional disaster planner who says you are most likely not ready if disaster strikes.

Is it too wet and rainy for you to go to a game tonight? Well, we got your back. If you want to stay in the comfort of your home tonight, we have all our running scores available for you on the FREE KTRE Red Zone app! And be sure to tune into KTRE at 10:35 for Red Zone, which will bring you football highlights from all over the area.

Jeff Awtrey
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