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  Marshall native, legendary boxer George Foreman in Nacogdoches for film festival

Foreman visited the Fredonia Hotel Friday morning ahead of the screening of a film about his life, which was produced by an SFA student.

  District unveils plaque dedicated to burned Jacksonville high school

  Silver Alert issued for Crockett woman who has been missing more than week

One arrested after threat of riot at Trinity ISD

  Henderson police ID woman accused of driving stolen vehicle, crashing into deputies

  Hudson VFD: $96k worth of equipment stolen from station, officials seek information

  Nacogdoches police: Woman arrested in connection to hit-and-run auto-pedestrian incident

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  Culture Expo planned in Nacogdoches for Saturday to commemorate Black History Month

Hormel Foods acquires Sadler’s Smokehouse, says operations will continue in Henderson

  Vulgar messages spray-painted on Fuller Springs Missionary Baptist Church

  Enthusiast offers free swing dance lessons at Nacogdoches church

FM 138, FM 414, FM 699 in Shelby County closed due to high water

  Annual TxDOT campaign reminds Lufkin students to ‘Click it or Ticket’

  WEBXTRA: Lanana Creek flooding

Water levels are high around Lanana Creek in Nacogdoches.

Marshall police arrest man suspected of fatally shooting sister’s boyfriend

According to police, “at 10:48pm, a call from a female caller that her brother had just shot her boyfriend.”

  Wills Point Police arrest man walking through streets with knives

Wills Point Police were called to find a man in the middle of the street wielding large knives.

  Pedestrian struck by vehicle on North St. in Nacogdoches Wednesday night

Nacogdoches police confirm that they responded to a scene where a vehicle struck a pedestrian Wednesday.

Oil and gas production contributing to more climate change than previously estimated, study says

  Regional water planning group focuses on preparing for future needs of East Texans

Leggett ISD closed Thursday due to high volume of illness

Zavalla ISD cancels classes Thursday and Friday due to excessive illness

  Audit reveals rampant admissions violations, cheating at Livingston HS Academy

  Whitney Houston hologram tour set to begin

  Lufkin woman shot while lying in bed with toddler

A woman was injured in a late-night drive-by shooting in Lufkin, according to Lufkin police.

Missing Palestine woman found safe

The Palestine Police Department has canceled a Silver Alert issued Tuesday for a missing senior citizen.

  Coronavirus causes lower gas prices due to over-supply

Gas prices are dropping due to an over-supply in crude oil.

  Ugandan speaker expresses the importance of water resources to Dunbar Primary students

Ugandan speaker, Pastor and Director of Enriched Africa, Jonathan Sewava of Uganda, expresses the importance of water resources to Dunbar Primary students

TRAFFIC ALERT: 18-wheeler collides with traffic light at College Drive and South First Street in Lufkin

Lufkin police said the light at College Drive and South First Street is out after a 18-wheeler collided with it.

  Lufkin city officials stress importance of being counted in 2020 Census

When community members are informed, they are more likely to respond to the census, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

  Boy Scouts seek bankruptcy, urge victims to step forward

Scores of lawyers are seeking settlements on behalf of several thousand men who say they were molested as boys by scout leaders decades ago.

  International students studying at SFA concerned about coronavirus’ impact on families

Students aren’t planning to return home until at least summer or until the outbreak ends.

TxDOT: Work to repair erosion on US 59 in Polk County will require lane closures

A maintenance project is scheduled to begin this week in Polk County that will require lane closures on US 59, south of Livingston.

  Crime Stoppers: Man, woman stole wallets, women’s shirts from Lufkin Cavender’s store

A man and a woman allegedly stole Nocona-brand wallets and women’s shirts from Lufkin’s Cavender’s Boot City store on January 13, and surveillance video caught the duo ducking in and out of the restroom.

  Racing community weighs in on Ryan Newman’s Daytona 500 crash, condition

Members of the racing community took to Twitter Tuesday in reaction to NASCAR's update on Ryan Newman.

LIST: All contested races across East Texas

Election day in East Texas is slated for Mar. 3 and early voting began on Feb. 18. We have every single contested race in East Texas listed right here.

Jasper County DA’s Office: 2 people charged in connection with Christopher Spikes’ death

Two people have been charged in connection with the December 2018 shooting death of 22-year-old Christopher Spikes, according to a spokeswoman for the Jasper County District Attorney’s Office.

Lufkin man gets 20 years for sexually assaulting child

John Jacob Williams accepted a plea deal in Judge Bob Inselmann’s courtroom Tuesday.

Hamlin wins 3rd Daytona 500; Newman hospitalized ‘in serious condition’

The rain dampened the hyped season opener with a visit from President Trump that energized the sold-out crowd.

Will Ferrell, Laura Dern to star in ‘Fruitcake,’ movie based on true crime at Collin Street Bakery

Actors Will Ferrell and Laura Dern will star in "Fruitcake," a new film reportedly based on true events that happened at the Collin Street Bakery in Corsicana.

  1 killed, 3 hurt in shootout between motorcycle gangs at Texas bar

Officers believe multiple suspected gang members were involved in a shootout between rival motorcycle gangs that killed at least one person at a Texas bar.

Eagle watch turns to egg watch as hatch time draws near

The “Big Bear Bald Eagle Cam” is streaming 24 hours a day seven days a week focused on Jackie, Shadow, and their two eggs.

Etoile ISD cancels classes Tuesday, Wednesday due to high number of staff with flu

The district said over 20-percent of the staff are out with the flu.

  Lufkin city manager testifies in favor of Texas cities keeping online sales tax revenue

Currently, states can only offer incentives to bring online distributors to their cities for a percentage of revenue.

  Twenty-seventh black history program reflects on local and national history

Afrocentric attire, poetry, skits, and more filled the walls within St. Paul CME church.

  American cruise passengers quarantined at US military bases

More than 300 American cruise ship passengers, including 14 who tested positive for coronavirus, are being quarantined at military bases in California and Texas after arriving from Japan on charter flights overnight.

  Weather spotter training course held in Lufkin

The National Weather Service hosted a weather spotting training course in Lufkin on Saturday for people to learn more about severe weather and ways to keep their community safe during severe weather-related situations.

  Mabank native stranded in China during coronavirus outbreak: ‘It’s like something out of a horror movie’

Three weeks after landing, Ashley Jenkins said she's found little hope of finding a way back home.

  East Texas Flippers working to improve neighborhoods one house at a time

Jeremy and Abby Nettles along with Richard James are flipping homes for residents in deep East Texas-- and for the internet. The trio, known at the East Texas Flippers, post their projects on Youtube.

  US announces 15th virus case, this one in Texas evacuee

U.S. officials have announced the country’s 15th confirmed case of the new coronavirus — an evacuee from China who had been under quarantine in Texas.

  Humane Society of Nacogdoches County offers limited free spay, neuter services

Every year, the humane society holds a special open to any pet owner who lives in Nacogdoches County.

  Residents at Lufkin retirement facility tie the knot in Valentine’s Day ceremony

Judy Scibetta and Earl Parker tied the knot Friday in a ceremony at the Pine Crest Retirement Community.

Autopsy ordered after man drowns in Newton County

Deputies responded to a residence on County Road 1073 after a woman called reporting her husband had drowned.

Boil-water notice rescinded for some Lilbert-Looneyville customers

A boil-water notice issued for some Lilbert-Looneyville residents has been rescinded.

  6-year-old Faye Swetlik found dead after disappearing from front yard in Cayce, S.C.

Her body was found in the neighborhood where she lived. It's also where she was last seen.

  After 63 years apart, high school sweethearts reconnect and marry

It all started at a high school dance in 1956.

  Rural ‘one-stop shop’ health clinic set to open in Nacogdoches in March

The clinic offers services to the poor, elderly, and disabled residents of Deep East Texas, but patients of all income levels are welcomed.

AG William Barr: President Trump’s tweets make his job ‘impossible’

The U.S. Attorney General says that President Donald Trump’s tweets about Justice Department prosecutors and cases “make it impossible for me to do my job.”

Crime Stoppers: Man wanted for burglarizing Zavalla baseball complex, stealing electricity

Deep East Texas Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help in locating a man who allegedly broke into a youth baseball complex in Zavalla, so he could steal electricity.

4 arrested after police seize drugs, stolen gun during Nacogdoches traffic stop

Officers with the Nacogdoches Police Department arrested four men on a variety of drug and gun charges after a traffic stop search on Dolph Street allegedly turned up cocaine, Zanax. Ecstasy, marijuana, and a stolen gun on Wednesday.

  Party officials explain how ideas become propositions, what East Texas voters can expect in March

Texas is one of 14 states to participate in Super Tuesday.

  Lufkin man gets 70 years in prison for killing woman on Christmas Eve 2017

In December, Cedarrius Blake pleaded guilty to murder in the shooting death Tresten Gray.

Former Grapeland ISD employee charged with improper relationship with student

A former Grapeland ISD employee was arrested after police investigated allegations that she had an inappropriate relationship with a student.

Lori Vallow-Daybell removed as beneficiary on $1 million life insurance policy

It's an ever evolving mystery that started when Lori Vallow became involved with a doomsday cult, according to her relatives. She is the mother of J.J. Vallow and Tylee Ryan, children who have been missing since September.

  City of Garrison and Nacogdoches ISD investigate recent ransomware attack

Hundreds of computers at NISD remain shut down as third-party companies help investigate.

  Lower gas prices across East Texas: The good and the bad

Lower gas prices across East Texas are good for some, but could be problematic for those in certain industries.

Romance scams on the rise around Valentine’s Day

Statistics from Wallet Hub show that Valentine’s Day is the second-priciest holiday on the calendar for consumers in the U.S., with the average person spending about $196.

  Residents at Lufkin retirement facility to marry on Valentine’s Day

Judy Scibetta and Earl Parker weren’t looking for romance. It just happened.

Jury set to decide Lufkin man’s sentence in connection with Christmas Eve murder

An Angelina County jury will start deliberating the sentence for a Lufkin man who pleaded guilty to the 2017 shooting death of a man Thursday morning.

  Texas man kills wild pig with crossbow after it attacks him, his dogs

When the man went outside to break up a fight between a wild hog and his dogs, the pig attacked him.

Angelina County deputies arrest 2 men who were allegedly stealing copper from paper mill

Angelina County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested two men Tuesday night in connection with allegations that they got trapped after they were caught in the act of stealing copper from the old paper mill on U.S. Highway 103 East.

Affidavit: Hudson ISD teacher’s aide slapped mentally disabled student’s face

An officer with the Hudson ISD Police Department arrested a teacher’s aide on Tuesday in connection with allegations that she slapped a mentally disabled student’s face.

Lufkin police: Man allegedly intoxicated on PCP kept repeating ‘Don’t do drugs, kids’

After Lufkin police officers arrested a man believed to be intoxicated on PCP who had been found sitting in a woman’s car, he allegedly kept repeating, “Don’t do drugs, kids. This will happen.”

Louisiana man disappears during venture into Texas

The 55-year-old failed to return home from his monthly trip to help a friend

  Sanders narrowly edges out Buttigieg in New Hampshire, cements Dem front-runners

In his win, the 78-year-old Sanders, a self-described democratic socialist, beat back a strong challenger from the 38-year-old former Midwestern mayor.

  “A cut above the rest”, Crockett dog wins big at Westminster dog show

An East Texas dog took a bite out of the Big Apple last weekend. The 4-year-old Treeing Walker Coon Hound won “Best of Breed” at the Westminster dog show in New York City.

Patriot Guard and families welcome home East Texas service members

Military members were surprised at Tyler Pounds Regional Airport today when they came home.

  Commissioner’s review county hazard mitigation plan for possible grant opportunities

Every five years Angelina County leaders submit a county hazard mitigation plan.This plan helps the county become eligible for fully funded grants to repair areas prone to flood damage.

Nacogdoches ISD working to restore computers after ransomware attack

A ransomware attack has affected some computers at Nacogdoches ISD, and district officials are now in the process of verifying the kind of virus involved and how many documents and functions have been damaged.

  WEBXTRA: Crockett dog wins big at Westminster Dog Show

Today, KTRE’s T’Ebonie Tanner spoke with dog trainer Jessica Key McRae about a local dog named Brandy.

  WEBXTRA: Lufkin funeral home hosts groundbreaking for chapel expansion project

It will be the largest funeral home chapel between Houston and Dallas.

  WEBXTRA: Search resumes for missing 67-year-old Nacogdoches County woman

The search for a missing 67-year-old Nacogdoches County woman has entered its third day, and authorities are using drones and a dog to search wooded areas.