Sex Offender Wanted by U.S. Marshals

U.S. Marshals are searching for a sexual offender who has violated his parole and absconded from authorities.  John Garrison, said marshals are asking for the public's assistance in locating 26-year-old Justin Lee Paul who is a registered sex offender and was last known to be in the Athens area. He is described as a black male, 202 pounds and…

Smith County man charged with sexually abusing 11 children

A Smith County man has been charged with sexually abusing at least 11 children over the past 10 years. Smith County Sheriff Larry Smith said Rance Kevin Lusby, 59, is awaiting trial on charges of first-degree felony continuous sexual abuse of a child or children  Smith said his office received information in January he Smith County

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The best digital coverage of East Texas high school returns this week at ETFinalScore.com. Your starting point will be our website, www.etfinalscore.com, where all of our high school sports coverage lives. During the week leading up to each Friday's games, we'll have preview stories and videos featuring interviews with key players and coaches.

Lifestyle changes lead man to love of triathlons

It took a difficult 50-yard walk alongside his wife, Rachel, in 2012 for Bullard-native Jonathan Johnson to realize he needed to make a huge lifestyle change. Johnson, father to two young boys, said he hasn’t always lived a healthy lifestyle, but in the last couple of years has made changes to improve his health through participation in triathlons.

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Sex Offender Wanted by U.S. Marshals

U.S. Marshals are searching for a sexual offender who has violated his parole and absconded from authorities.  John Garrison, said marshals are asking for the public's assistance in locating 26-year-old  Justin Lee Paul who is a registered sex offender and…

27 August 2015 [04:32 PM]
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ETFinalScore.com high school football game coverage begins Thursday Video

The best digital coverage of East Texas high school returns this week at ETFinalScore.com. Your starting point will be our website, www.etfinalscore.com, where all of our high school sports coverage lives. During the week leading up to each Friday's games,…

27 August 2015 [02:39 PM]
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Smith County man charged with sexually abusing 11 children

A Smith County man has been charged with sexually abusing at least 11 children over the past 10 years. Smith County Sheriff Larry Smith said Rance Kevin Lusby, 59, is awaiting trial on charges of first-degree felony continuous sexual…

27 August 2015 [01:48 PM]
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Sinkhole in China swallows 5 people Video

BEIJING (AP) - A sinkhole in a northeastern Chinese city swallowed five people in a dramatic scene that was captured on security video and shared widely on Chinese social media. A provincial broadcaster said four people were injured in the…

27 August 2015 [10:07 AM]
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Longview ISD approves Montessori school design Video

LONGVIEW (KYTX) - The Longview Independent School District trustees approved the schematic design for a new Montessori campus that will only include Pre-K and Kindergarten. The trustees have had multiple meetings with Huckabee Incorporated, who created the design, making sure…

27 August 2015 [09:36 AM]
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Former district judge comments on Calvert trial Video

TYLER (KYTX)- Day 2 in the Calvert trial was a slow day, but for Cynthia Stevens Kent, a Smith County District Judge for years, she knows why this is happening. “People sometimes get a little anxious, why are they being…

27 August 2015 [09:18 AM]
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Tyler Pounds Airport now able to apply for runway grant Video

TYLER (KYTX) - Tyler Pounds Regional Airport receives approval from city council for a federal grant for another phase of it's runway renovation. The airport is now able to apply for and accept a $9.8 million grant from the FAA.…

27 August 2015 [09:13 AM]
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How to combat food allergies at school Video

TYLER (KYTX) -- If your child has a food allergy, it can be scary to send them off to school. CBS 19's Andrea Martinez has been looking into tips to help your kids steer clear of an allergic reaction while…

27 August 2015 [09:10 AM]
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Kilgore excited about new baseball complex Video

KILGORE (KYTX) - A $1.5 million Kilgore baseball complex is still a couple of years away from becoming a reality, but the care and planning going into the project has the baseball community very excited. Tuesday night, the Kilgore City…

27 August 2015 [09:05 AM]
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Splits staggered for North and South zone duck openings

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has set the dates for the 2015-16 which includes one change from previous years. The department announced that this season there will be a staggered opener between the North and South zones. Because…

27 August 2015 [08:59 AM]
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Wood County-based game warden named officer of the year

"It is the best job in law enforcement. Not taking away from the troopers or others, but we have the best job in law enforcement,” declared Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Game Warden Kurt Kelley. A graduate of the state’s…

27 August 2015 [08:56 AM]
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The Latest: Police chief: officer, accused man are cousins

SUNSET, La. (AP) - The latest on a police officer being shot and three people being stabbed in Sunset, La. (all times are local). 10:30 p.m. A Louisiana police chief says a police officer responding to a domestic call was…

27 August 2015 [06:42 AM]
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Man wanted for child's assault in Texas caught in Louisiana

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A man wanted for sexually assaulting a child in Texas has been captured in Alexandria by the Louisiana Attorney General's Fugitive Apprehension Unit. Attorney General James “Buddy” Caldwell, in a news release Wednesday, said agents…

27 August 2015 [06:36 AM]
Eggs at grocery store are the same, and different

People have been eating eggs for centuries. The first domesticated birds arrived in the Americas with Christopher Columbus. Eggs have always been a good source of protein and other nutrients. In the past they have been inexpensive, but because of…

27 August 2015 [05:54 AM]
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Habitat for Humanity receives $25K grant

A local group has allocated $120,000 to help Tyler area nonprofits. Habitat for Humanity of Smith County was awarded a $25,000 grant by the Retail Merchants Association of Tyler Charitable Fund at East Texas Communities Foundation. The grant will support…

27 August 2015 [05:51 AM]
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Lifestyle changes lead man to love of triathlons Video

It took a difficult 50-yard walk alongside his wife, Rachel, in 2012 for Bullard-native Jonathan Johnson to realize he needed to make a huge lifestyle change. Johnson, father to two young boys, said he hasn’t always lived a healthy lifestyle,…

27 August 2015 [05:27 AM]
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Hideaway artist makes, sells abstract paintings on Etsy

The Art of Etsy is a question-and-answer series with East Texas sellers on the Etsy.com website, produced by senior photographer Sarah A. Miller. Find her on Twitter @TMT_Sarah. A love of crafting, artistry and producing items by hand…

27 August 2015 [05:21 AM]
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Cheer team for special needs children returns

Team Twister Inspire is back and ready to give even more children with disabilities the opportunity to become cheerleaders. The program, founded by Gym Tyler, is headed into its second year. Team Twister Inspire allows children with a variety of…

27 August 2015 [05:17 AM]
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Get ready for seasonal change

Keith Hansen, Keeping It Green This will be my last Keeping It Green column I write for the Tyler Morning Telegraph as the Smith County Extension horticulture agent with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, as I retire at the…

27 August 2015 [05:15 AM]
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Want to add spark to your yard? Try variegated foliage

Variegated foliage adds light to shady areas. We learned that last week with variegated hydrangeas. Would you believe the plant in the photo is none other than St. Augustine grass? It is the very one you most likely have in…

27 August 2015 [04:50 AM]
Death and Funeral Notices 8-27

DEATHS JUAN JASSO BARROSO, 53, Tyler, died Aug. 24. John R. Harmon Undertaking Co., Tyler. BETTYE WALKER BARTON, 92, Overton, died Aug. 22. Cottle-Pearson Funeral Home, Overton. JOANN BROWN, 84, Whitehouse, died Aug. 19. Burks Walker Tippit Funeral Directors, Tyler.…

27 August 2015 [04:26 AM]
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Policy ideas from Black Lives Matter

For some months, the big question about the Black Lives Matter movement has been whether it would lead to real policy proposals. Last week, some of the movement’s leaders, including DeRay McKesson and Johnetta Elzie, produced a thoughtful slate of…

27 August 2015 [04:18 AM]
Bible Verse 8-27

"For as we have many members in one body, and all members have not the same office: So we, being many, are one body in Christ, and every one members one of another." (Romans 12:4-5)…

27 August 2015 [04:11 AM]
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Elite Salon snippin', clippin' way to success

On Glenwood Boulevard, near the Erwin Street intersection in Tyler, a large billboard speaks volumes without saying a word. The larger-than-life imagery features a bold lineup of confident, well-dressed women with flattering hairstyles. The billboard models, all stylists…

27 August 2015 [04:02 AM]
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Cruz to make campaign stop in Tyler Sept. 3

Presidential hopeful Ted Cruz will stop in Tyler next week during a brainstorming Texas tour. Cruz, the Republican U.S. Senator from Texas, is scheduled to be in Tyler for a rally from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept.…

27 August 2015 [03:56 AM]
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Preview: Robert E. Lee football takes on Fossil Ridge Video

Our Trevor Peele and Chris Parry break down Robert E. Lee taking on the Fossil Ridge Panthers. We also hear from head coach Darrell Piske on his thoughts about the Panthers. Be sure to check out ETFinalscore for the most…

26 August 2015 [06:54 PM]
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Medical care company to bring more than 300 jobs to Tyler Video

Fresenius Medical Care North America, a multinational health care corporation, will bring 300 to 350 new jobs to Tyler, along with an $11 million standalone medical administration facility at the intersection of Loop 323 and Earl Campbell Parkway. The firm…

26 August 2015 [05:09 PM]
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Dow Jones has biggest one-day gain in 7 years

The Dow Jones industrial average rocketed more than 600 points Wednesday, its biggest gain in seven years, snapping a six-day losing streak that had Americans nervously checking their investment balances. While the surge came as a relief to many, Wall…

26 August 2015 [04:35 PM]