Proud of East Texas: Bill O'Neal, State Historian of Texas

Proud of East Texas: Bill O'Neal, State Historian of Texas

EAST TEXAS (KLTV) - Bill O'Neal, who was appointed State Historian of Texas in 2012, has just been appointed to his second two-year term in the position.

O'Neal has written 42 books on Texas historical subjects, its people, places and events. A longtime history teacher at Panola College, O'Neal says as Historian, he's getting to meet kindred spirits all over the state who share his conviction that Texas has the richest and most colorful history of all our states.

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