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Longview ISD Employee Jailed

    Bond has been set at $100,000 for a Longview ISD employee accused of improper relationship between an educator and a student and sexual assault of a child. Richard Leland Williams, 25, was the textbook clerk at the High School.  School officials did not specify if the alleged victim ...

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Hopkins County Bookings

    Thirty-two-year-old Jamie May-Gail Dowell was arrested over the weekend in Hopkins County for violating the parole she was on. No bond amount has been set. Fifty-seven-year-old James Ray Rose was arrested over the weekend in Hopkins County. He was charged with two counts of Aggravated Assault with a ...

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SSHS All Sports Banquet

    The Sulphur Springs Wildcat and Ladycat All-Sports Banquet will be Monday (May 7) in the High School cafeteria. The cost is $8 at the door. Players in all sports will be recognized for their performances on the field as well as in the classroom. The highlights will be ...

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Hopkins County JP Jury Canceled

    The jury call, scheduled for the Hopkins County Precinct 2 JP Court for Wednesday, May 9, by Judge Brad Cummings has been canceled. Those receiving jury summonses do not need to report.

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Sulphur Springs Election Results

    All of the incumbents were defeated in the Sulphur Springs Municipal Election over the weekend. Erica Armstrong was the winner of Place 1, Jimmy Lucas won the seat for Place 2, and Norman Sanders won Place 3.

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Election Results For May 5

  Winners in the Paris City Council election were Derrick Hughes, Billy Trenado, and Clayton Pilgrim For Paris ISD Board, Place 4  – the winner was Danny Hooten North Lamar ISD incumbents Kristi Trammell, Jeff Martin, and Rickey Richardson were re-elected. For the Prairiland ISD – Ryan Gordon defeated incumbent Randy Crawford. ...

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Skip Trip To Driver Licenses Office

DPS Reminder: Skip the Trip to DL Offices During Busy Summer Months AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding residents that many customers can skip the trip to a driver license (DL) office altogether, which is primarily convenient during the busy summer months. Most residents who ...

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Pedestrian Killed In Greenville

    Greenville Police are investigating a fatal vehicle versus a pedestrian accident. Eyewitnesses say it happened about 4:00 am Thursday while the victim was crossing the street on Hwy 69 at Sayle Street. No other details have been released.

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Wood County Man Arrested In Gregg County

    A Wood County man was arrested at the Gregg County Courthouse on a grand jury indictment. They charged Ricky Hulshouser, 35, of Mineola, on a warrant with theft of property valued at more than $2500 but less than $30,000. His bond was set at $25,000.

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Appeals Court Upholds Life Sentence Of NE Texas Man

    The Sixth Court of Appeals in Texarkana has upheld the life sentence of a Northeast Texas man convicted in Bowie County for Felon In Possession of a Firearm. Officials arrested Terry Thomas, 56, in New Boston in September 2016 following a traffic stop for not wearing a seatbelt. ...

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East Texas Man Electrocuted

  Rescue crews responded Thursday afternoon after a man was electrocuted in Winona. Authorities say the man was trying to cut a power line with a bolt cutter. The Smith County Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating the incident. The man’s name has not been released.    

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Accused ET Drug Dealer Jailed

    Bond has been set at $150,000 for an East Texas man arrested on multiple drug and weapons charges. Harrison County authorities seized drugs, pistols, and rifles from the Elysian Fields home of 36-year-old Artis Cox. Investigators say Cox was a major drug supplier in the area.

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Sulphur Springs Police Department Hiring

    The Police Department is currently accepting applications for Patrol Officer. Successful applicants must be a TCOLE certified Peace Officer, possess a valid TX driver license; pass drug screen, physical agility assessment, background investigation and oral review board. Applicant must be willing to work all shifts including holidays and ...

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Twitter Urges Users To Change Passwords After Storage Bug

  Twitter encouraged all of its users to change their passwords Thursday after discovering a bug that caused passwords to be stored without proper encryption. The social media platform discovered a bug that caused user passwords to be stored in an internal log without going through a process known as ...

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Gas Prices Rise Again, Highest Since 2014

  The statewide gas price average in Texas is now $2.60 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel. That’s two cents more than last week and 39 cents higher than a year ago. The national average price for a gallon of regular unleaded is $2.82. It’s at its highest point ...

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Oklahoma Senate Approves Allowing Gun Carry Without Permits

  A bill to allow adults to carry guns without a permit has passed the Oklahoma state Senate. The bill would allow people 21 and older and military personnel who are 18 and older to carry a gun without a license. The bill excludes anyone prohibited by state or federal ...

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Paris TxDot To Host Public Meeting At PJC Monday

  The Paris District of the Texas Department of Transportation will host a public meeting from 4:00 until 7:00 pm. Monday in the Student Center at Paris Junior College to share the details of its upcoming Rural Transportation Improvement Program. Interested citizens can share their input with TxDOT officials. The ...

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Saturday Is Election Day

  Tomorrow is Municipal Election Day and voters will decide seats on city councils, school boards, and some hospital boards. Some entities are having bond issue elections and wet-dry referendums. Polls will be open from 7:00 am – 7:00 pm.

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