Northeast Texas cotton growers will be harvesting soon, as the region's agriculture producers are beginning to suffer from drought effects, according to this week's Texas Agrilife crop and weather report.

Minors can no longer use tanning salons

Sep 4, 2013

When she was 16, Cheri Huber considered her skin splotchy and pasty. She began to go to a tanning salon about three times a week. 

Celeste police chief arrested on indecency charges

Aug 26, 2013
Texas Dept. of Public Safety / Texas Rangers

Celeste Chief of Police Roger Eugene Mueller III was arrested Friday on two counts of alleged indecency with a child by sexual contact.


Voters in the northwestern Rains County community of Point will elect three councilpersons this November. The deadline for candidates to file is Aug. 26.


Hydraulic fracturing is booming in Texas, and with the practice comes an increase in the use of disposal wells. But Northeast Texas has few disposal wells compared to some parts of the state.

Burn ban in Franklin, Hunt, Kaufman Counties

Aug 13, 2013
Texas A&M Forest Service

Hunt County has joined Franklin and Kaufman Counties in banning most outdoor fires.


The Texas Senate approved a sweeping overhaul of the state’s abortion restrictions late Friday night, with a vote of 19-11, thus clearing the way for the measure to be signed by Gov. Rick Perry.

Researchers say that both nationwide and in Texas, arrests for marijuana possession show enforcement disparities along racial lines.

Texas House of Representatives

With the eyes of Texas and the nation on Austin this week as the legislature moves to pass a bill restricting abortions in the state, a Monday morning comment from the bill's sponsor, Jodie Laubenberg of Parker, has drawn widespread attention.

Paris Junior College

The way the State of Texas measures student success doesn't include the out-of-state graduates who return home for work or further study.


The folks over at Slate decided to chart all the places mentioned in Bob Dylan's music, and of course, Texas is on the map.

Mark Haslett

As one Northeast Texas landowner awaits her appeal, a court in Beaumont rules in favor of TransCanada Corporation.

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Rain, thunder and lightning did not deter TransCanada workers from beginning major operations at Julia Trigg Crawford's Red'Arc farm in northwestern Lamar County on Thursday morning.

Midweek drug bust total rises to 24

May 2, 2013
Cindy Roller / KETR

Wednesday morning’s drug sting in Delta County was more effective than expected, said Sheriff Ricky Smith.

Van Independent School District

A Van schools employee was shot accidentally during a concealed handgun license class on Wednesday.

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The Governors' Texas Music Office has released a list of 27 Texas born-or-based acts who received a total of 36 Grammy nominations.

Texas Attorney Faces Charges

Feb 13, 2012

The opening statements in the case the State Bar of Texas has brought against a Texas attorney are set to begin today.

Schools Delay Opening in West Texas

Feb 13, 2012

Some schools in West Texas have delayed opening due to winter weather.

Two Texans Attacked in New Jersey

Jan 3, 2012

A confrontation at a central New Jersey hotel that left one Texas man dead and another critically injured appears to be a random attack, according to investigators.

Severe Weather Training from NWS

Jan 3, 2012

Winter weather is prevalent today, but chances are severe thunderstorms could arrive as soon as a few weeks from now.

State Reaches Settlement in Medicaid Case

Dec 29, 2011

Texas has reached an $84 million settlement with a prescription drug maker convicted of inflating drug prices to the Medicaid program.

Three Arrested in Texas Shooting

Dec 28, 2011

Three men have been arrested in Mississippi for a shooting death in Texas.

West Texas Loses Signal

Dec 28, 2011

Parts of West Texas lost phone service for most of Monday after a fiber-optic cord was severed.

Athlete and Championship Ring Reunited

Dec 28, 2011

Reunited and it feels so good.

Couple from Louisiana faces Charges in Texas

Dec 28, 2011

A Louisiana couple faces charges in Texas.