Negligence probed in deadly Beirut blast amid public anger

The Lebanese government says it is putting an unspecified number of Beirut port officials under house arrest pending an investigation into how 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate came to be stored at the port for years.
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  Tropical storm Isaias whips up eastern US, killing at least 6

Tropical Storm Isaias spawned tornadoes and dumped rain along the U.S. East Coast on Tuesday after making landfall as a hurricane in North Carolina, where it smashed boats together and caused floods and fires that displaced dozens of people.


Huntington man, woman arrested in connection with 2019 murder case

  WATCH: Anissa Centers, expert weigh in on how pandemic could affect your finances

School superintendents from around region participating in East Texas Now roundtable discussion

  WEBXTRA: Lufkin officials discuss proposed landfill contract

23,000 marijuana plant field uncovered in San Augustine County

Last Wednesday, July 29th, Federal, State and local law enforcement officers combined their efforts to take down a marijuana growing operation that was located on National Forest land off of Forest Service Road 303 in southern in San Augustine County.
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  Virus aid: Where things stand in high-level Washington talks

After more than a week’s worth of meetings, at least some clarity is emerging in the bipartisan Washington talks on a huge COVID-19 response bill.

What we know about the 14,914 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in East Texas

FDA warns consumers against using certain potentially dangerous hand sanitizers

  Texas Restaurant Association CEO works to prevent restaurant closures due to COVID-19

  Corrigan-Camden ISD will start school on August 10th

Gov. Abbott visits McAllen convention center’s temporary health care facility

  WATCH: Anissa Centers says civil rights pioneer congratulated Trude Lamb on school name change role

Polk County grand jury indicts former Livingston ISD teacher on child porn charge

City of Crockett awards bid to build splash pad at city park

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Beirut: Wedding photo shoot video captures blast

Photographer Mahmoud Nakib is still rolling as he get pushed down the street by the shockwave.


Report alleges toxic environment, sexual harassment within Lady Raiders basketball program

Big Ten football season set to begin on Labor Day weekend

Under the revised schedule, teams will play conference opponents they originally were set to meet and will have one additional cross-division game.


Polk County grand jury indicts man accused of setting fire to 3 trailer homes

  Advocacy group explores top issues faced by restaurants during COVID-19

Smith County leads East Texas in Census self-response rates; Sabine County ranks lowest

  WEBXTRA: Career grants awarded to multiple East Texas school districts

Governor Abbott provides update on PPE distribution to Texas schools

“Health and safety remain our top priority as we approach the upcoming school year,” said Governor Abbott.
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  Walmart releases schedule for its parking lot drive-in theaters

Starting at 5 p.m. ET Wednesday, families can sign up for a location near them at

USDA urges people to mail unsolicited seed packages for testing

Funeral services set for longtime Waller County sheriff

Nacogdoches police: Suspect tried to steal leaf blower, shot at homeowner

TRAFFIC ALERT: Crash in Nacogdoches County SH 103 East