New medical facility to care for East Texans

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LAKE PALESTINE, TX (KLTV) - The ribbon is cut on a new multi-million dollar facility to take care of East Texans. Monday, ETMC put on this open house for its new Lake Palestine facility.

The 25,000 square foot building features fitness and outpatient rehabilitation services, as well as an expanded clinic.

"Healthcare is very local, and it needs to be where you are," said Elmer Ellis, ETMC president. "You can find care all over the world, but it's where you live that you must find guidance about healthcare."

The new facility cost $9-million to build.

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