Arezow Doost

Arezow Doost

Arezow is thrilled to be back in North Texas after years away from family and friends. Her family is originally from Afghanistan, and escaped Kabul after the Russian invasion when Arezow was just 7 years old.

After years of living with extended family in Pakistan, and later in a refugee camp in Germany, Arezow moved to North Texas as a teenager. Although she did not speak English when she arrived, she gradually learned the language by studying voraciously and by watching American television!

Arezow soon grew to love her adopted home and graduated from high school in Plano. She went on to study journalism at the University of Texas in Austin and began her Emmy Award-winning television news career in Corpus Christi, and later Austin.

In 2005, Arezow had the opportunity to spend a week in Afghanistan, embedded with soldiers deployed with the Texas Army National Guard. She filed an award-winning series of reports on the experience, as well as a half-hour special. It remains one of the most memorable assignments of her career.

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Man Arrested After Fort Worth Police Chase, Freeway Standoff

A man who took Fort Worth police on a long, multi-city chase was arrested Monday morning after a standoff that shut down I-30 in Grand Prairie for hours.


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Dallas Boy Arrested For School Shooting Threat

Police in Dallas arrested a 12-year-old boy for threatening to shoot up his charter school.


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2 Bodies Found In Burning SUV In Fort Worth

Firefighters found two bodies in a burning SUV, not far from where another body was found earlier this month.


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Fort Worth To Vote On Stockyards Guidelines

Fort Worth aims to make changes to the historic Stockyards, while keeping the charm of the city landmark.


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It is the end of an era, as US Airways soars into history after its merger with American Airlines.


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Students Creating Green Space On School Roof

A group of students have spent the past year working on a rooftop green space for their high school.

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Family Looks For Clues In Dallas Teen’s Murder

Police in Dallas have new clues in the murder of teenager Zoe Hastings, and her family is now hoping that they can help out as well.


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Tougher Off-Campus Housing Rules Near TCU

Fort Worth passed tougher off-campus housing restrictions for TCU students, as police crack down on parties.


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Stabbing & Sex Assault At Home In Hutchins

Law enforcement officials in Hutchins have arrested a man accused of sexually assaulting a woman and stabbing her husband.


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Hollywood has returned to North Texas. Once again, a major production will shut down a part of downtown Dallas.


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Southwest Airlines now expects Monday to be a normal operating day, after a technical glitch on Sunday.


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A fire at an apartment complex Friday left four firefighters hurt and dozens of families without homes.




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