Lt. Governor David Dewhurst has made state senate committee appointments and all three East Texas state senators have either a chair or vice-chair a committee.
State Senator Kevin Eltife (R-Tyler) will chair the administration committee. Eltife will also be a member of the Bbusiness and Commerce, Economic Development, Finance, and Natural Resources Committees.
State Senator Bob Deuell (R-Greenville) will chair the Economic Development committee and vice-chair the Health and Human Services Committee and State Affairs Committee. Deuell will also serve as a member of the Finance and Natural Resources Committees.
State Senator Robert Nichols (R-Jacksonville) will chair the Transportation Committee and vice-chair the Intergovernmental Relations Committee. Nichols will also serve as a member of the Health & Human Services, Natural Resources and State Affairs Committees.
An Oregon girl abducted as a baby and missing for 18 years finally emerged in Dallas this week when her mother turned herself in to authorities, according to the Polk County Sheriff's Department. More >>
An Oregon girl abducted as a baby and missing for 18 years finally emerged in Dallas this week when her mother turned herself in to authorities, according to the Polk County Sheriff's Department.More >>
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A soldier from Wilmington returns from Afghanistan to a big surprise: a new wife, a new house and a different child.More >>
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DPS officials confirm that one person is dead following an accident involving a motorcycle and an 18-wheeler .Authorities say the accident happened near the intersection of County Road 2142 and County RoadMore >>
DPS officials confirm that one person is dead following an accident involving a motorcycle and an 18-wheeler.More >>
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Lufkin DPS and the Nacogdoches County Sheriff's Office are on the scene of a two vehicle crash, where a car was forced into a house. The accident happened sometime before 6 a.m. on Highway 59 southwestMore >>
A Tennessee woman died and two others are injured following a two-vehicle accident just south of Garrison Monday morning.More >>