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Sulphur Springs News

Sulphur Springs Area Headlines

NE Texas Man Sentenced For Sexual Assaulting Toddler

    A Northeast Texas man pleaded guilty in Bowie County to sexually assaulting a two-year-old relative and photographing the assault. Joseph Clinton Leatherman, Jr., of New Boston, was sentenced to life in prison for aggravated sexual assault of a child and 10 years in prison on a child pornography charge. ...

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Alleged Puppy Mill Raided Near Canton

    Van Zandt County Deputies, constables, and the SPCA of Texas raided an alleged puppy mill near Canton and seized 72 dogs and puppies. One adult dog and 11 puppies were found dead at the property. Authorities say the animals were living in a filthy, feces-filled area with no ...

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Paris Police Report For Wednesday (Mar 14)

  Paris Police responded to a burglary of a residence in the 1300-block of E Houston St. The call came in at 11:35 Tuesday morning. Reportedly someone had entered the house and stolen a television while the complainant was away. The investigation is ongoing. Police worked a disturbance Wednesday morning ...

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Form Of Avian Flu Found In Hopkins County

    Texas and Federal Agriculture authorities are testing birds and poultry in Hopkins County after inspectors detected a low-pathogenic form of avian flu at a poultry farm. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says the H7N1 influenza was found last week during routine surveillance of a commercial breeder’s flock of ...

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East Texas Teen Jailed In Connection With Double Murder

    An East Texas teenager has been arrested in connection with a double murder. Officials arrested 18-year-old Thomas Andrew Craig, of Hallsville, in Marshall for allegedly hiding the weapon used in the fatal shootings of 31-year-old Leon Bowman and 30-year-old Justin Williams. A Capital Murder warrant has been issued ...

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One Jailed After East Texas Pursuit

    A man has been arrested after leading officers on a high-speed chase that began in Forney and ended in Wills Point where the suspect’s tires were spiked. The suspect could be seen drinking beers and downing medication while inside his truck and an officer fired tear gas into ...

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Former Coach Admits To Improper Relationship

    A former Spring Hill Coach reportedly admitted to administrators he had an improper relationship with a student. That information is contained in a warrant that was filed this week in the case of 25-year-old Jacob Vincent Badgett of Longview. He is currently free on $50,000 bond following his ...

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East Texas Shooting Under Investigation

    Authorities are investigating after a man was wounded in a Palestine shooting Monday night. Paramedics took 34-year-old Carlos Scott to a Palestine hospital and later flew him to a Tyler hospital. He had suffered multiple gunshot wounds.

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Texas Comptroller Live On Facebook

Join Us on Facebook Live Tomorrow March 11-17 is Sunshine Week, and to recognize the occasion, the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts will hold a Facebook Live event highlighting some of the state’s most useful transparency tools. Join us tomorrow, March 14, on the Comptroller’s Facebook page at 12:15 p.m. ...

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Paris Police Ask If You Know This Person

Paris Police need help in identifying this person. He is a possible suspect in a burglary that occurred in the early morning hours of Monday (Mar 5). If you know this individual, please contact Detective Garrison at 903-737-4119. If you wish to remain anonymous and want to do the right ...

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Paris Police Report For Tuesday (Mar 13)

An 18-year-old Paris man reported that someone robbed him while setting in a parking lot waiting for a friend. It was in the 2200-block of E Price around 11:48 Monday night. The suspect opened the back door and demanded his wallet while pointing a gun at him. He complied, and ...

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Learn About Artificial Intelligence

A&M-Texarkana to present lecture “Sentient Machine” TEXARKANA, Texas – Dr. Kevin Rose will present ‘The Sentient Machine: Teaching and Learning in the Age of Artificial Intelligence’ for the Program for Learning and Community Engagement (PLACE). It is at Texas A&M University-Texarkana on the Northeast Texas Community College campus, 2886 FM1735, ...

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Four Jailed In Hopkins County After Chase

    Four Memphis men were arrested following a chase by Hopkins County Deputies that reached speeds of 150 mph. It began when the vehicle, containing the four men, sped away after a traffic stop on I-30. The pursuit ended at the 129-mile marker and while the driver remained in ...

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ET Teacher Accused Of Showing Children Pornography

  Following an investigation by a Tyler-Chapel Hill School Resource Officer, a High School teacher has been charged with the Display of Harmful Material to a Minor. The teacher, William Perkins, allegedly had pornographic pictures on his laptop and showed them to several students, who reported him to school officials. ...

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Bond Set For Suspect In Child’s Murder

  Bond is set at a $1-million for a Northeast Texas man accused of causing injuries that led to the death of a four-year-old boy. Officials charged 25-year-old Benearl Jermain Lewis with Capital Murder and he remains in the Bi-State Jail.

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NE Texas Man Charged With Choking, Arson

    Bowie County Deputies responded to a residence in Maud to investigate reports of a family disturbance and house fire. Investigators determined that the fire had been deliberately set, and a warrant was issued for William Turner. Deputies arrested Turner for allegedly choking a family member, and while he ...

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Beware!

After a thunderstorm dumped hail on parts of Northeast Texas including Titus County and Mt Pleasant, the homeowners can now expect roofers are moving across the area. Be aware of who you hire and get background referrals before paying anyone to repair your property. Angie’s List is one free possibility ...

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