A Grapeland woman died in a one-vehicle crash Thursday on FM 228 east of Grapeland in Houston County.
TYLER — A 50-year-old Palestine man was sentenced to 157 months in federal prison for child pornography violations in the Eastern District of Texas Tuesday.
A 31-year-old Palestine man arrested in 2012 after boarding a school bus loaded with children and attempting to drive away to evade arrest was sentenced to 80 years in prison on 20 counts of aggravated kidnapping Monday by an Anderson County jury.
In a vote that barely cleared — four in favor, three opposed — the Palestine City Council elected to advise City Manager Wendy Ellis to terminate Robert Herbert from his position as Chief of Police for the Palestine Police Department on Monday evening following a four-and-a-half-hour closed session.
The Palestine City Council has announced a special meeting to be held at 5:30 p.m. Monday at City Hall to further address issues surrounding the Palestine Police Department and the fate of its chief Robert Herbert.
It's now safe to drink water in Neches.
The City of Palestine has yet to confirm whether or not Palestine Police Chief Robert Herbert will stay with the Palestine Police Department.
The day has arrived.
The runoff election for the Democratic and Republican Primary takes place today, with voters to decide several statewide and federal races.
FRANKSTON — A Lancaster woman was killed and two others injured in a three-vehicle wreck Saturday on U.S. 175, about a mile west of the U.S. 175/Texas 155 intersection in Frankston.