Hunt County – There's been little change in the population of Hunt County cities over the past year.
Commerce was the only city in Hunt County to record a bump in population numbers, according to estimates released Thursday afternoon by the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG). The city had an estimated population of 9,700 people at the start of the year, an increase of 50 people from beginning of last year.
Greenville's population of 26,600 people last year was unchanged.
Commerce – Former Dallas Cowboy Wide Receiver Drew Pearson was the featured speaker at Thursday's fourteenth annual Commerce Business and Industry Appreciation Luncheon held on the campus of Texas A&M University-Commerce.
Pearson, a member of the 1978 Super Bowl Champion Cowboys, also helped the team advance to two other Super Bowls during his ten years in the league.
Commerce – Morris County authorities have arrested the man they believed shot and killed a Texas A&M University-Commerce student outside a club near Daingerfield nearly two weeks ago.
23-year-old Deunjerelle (Dee-uhn-Jair-el) Lester Jackson, of Pittsburg, was arrested last Friday and charged with one count of murder in connection to the death of Christopher Rashad Moore. In addition to the murder charge, Jackson is charged with three counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
Commerce man arrested for reported abduction earlier this week; Arrest upcoming for Commerce criminal mischief cases over weekend; City Council authorizes another agreement for SH 11 utility relocation project; A&M-Commerce names new Dean and Provost.
Commerce – Arrests are possible in Commerce regarding a series of criminal mischief cases last weekend.
Commerce Police are preparing to arrest multiple suspects in connection with the series vandalism acts on motor vehicles. Two arrest warrants are expected to be served later this week according to Detective Steve Scott.