Texas Town Removing Fence Between White And Black CemeteriesCrews dug up a fence between two adjacent but separate historically Black and historically white cemeteries in Mineola, about 75 miles east of Dallas.
Texas Inmate Put To Death As State Resumes Executions After 5-Month Delay Due To COVID-19The Texas five-month delay on executions has come to an end. An inmate received a lethal injection Wednesday evening for fatally shooting an 82-year-old man nearly three decades ago.
Texas Executes Inmate After 5-Month Delay Due To Coronavirus PandemicBilly Joe Wardlow was put to death at the state penitentiary in Huntsville for the June 1993 killing of Carl Cole at his home in Cason.
Inmate Set To Die For East Texas Murder As State Resumes Executions After COVID-19 Pandemic DelayA Texas death row inmate condemned for fatally shooting an 82-year-old man nearly three decades ago is scheduled to die by lethal injection Wednesday.
History Behind Face Of Aunt Jemima - East Texas Native Lillian RichardOne of the woman who portrayed Aunt Jemima is Lillian Richard, an East Texas native who helped put her town on the map.
Abortion Rights Groups Drop Suit Over Abortion Ordinances In Texas TownsAfter some changes, two reproductive rights groups have dropped their lawsuit against seven small East Texas towns that had declared abortion-rights organizations “criminal organizations”.
Police Identify Suspect They Say Shot Texas Officer After Firing Through Apartment CeilingOfficials have identified the person they say opened fire while in the crawl space above an apartment and shot an officer with the Kemp Police Department.
Lots Of Ways To Keep Kids Learning While Schools Shut Down Due To CoronavirusThere are a number of educational websites parents can check out for elementary school students.
Whitehouse, Texas Celebrates 'Hometown Hero,' Super Bowl MVP Patrick MahomesA small city in East Texas has a lot to be excited about as residents celebrate their "hometown hero" Patrick Mahomes and his team's Super Bowl win.
Excitement Building In Hometown Of Texas Native, Super Bowl QB Patrick MahomesWith two days left until Super Bowl LIV, the excitement is building for a small Texas town as it is getting attention for being the hometown of Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes.
9 Arrested, Charged For Trafficking Large Quantities Of Methamphetamine In East TexasU.S. Attorney Joseph D. Brown announced Friday that nine individuals have been arrested and charged with drug and firearm violations in the Eastern District of Texas.
East Texas Deputy Shot, Killed During Traffic Stop, Suspect Arrested In LouisianaAn East Texas deputy has died after being shot multiple times during a traffic stop early Tuesday morning, authorities said.
Texas Inmate Caught After Escaping Jail By Carving Through Brick WallA 34-year-old man who escaped from an East Texas jail on Thursday by carving through a brick wall has been caught, authorities said.
Union Pacific Sues East Texas Town To Get Out Of Nearly 150-Year-Old Jobs PactUnion Pacific wants a court to invalidate an 1872 pact requiring it to keep a certain number of jobs in an East Texas town indefinitely.
Fire Continues At East Texas Plant; 50K Under Evacuation OrderMore than 50,000 people in East Texas remained under a mandatory evacuation order Thursday as a fire continued to burn at a chemical plant, one day after two massive explosions there.